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Illinois Libertarians Lodge Criminal Complaints Over Armed Intimidation

Illinois Libertarians Lodge Criminal Complaints Over Armed Intimidation

The Libertarian Party of Illinois lodged complaints on Thursday with both the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Office of Cook County ...

John Kerry: U.S. To Push For Coalition To Fight ‘Cancer’ Of Islamic State

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will use a NATO summit next week to push for ...

Ferguson Rally Marks 3 Weeks Since Michael Brown’s Death

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by ...

A Meditation on Violent Language: Professor’s Impassioned Tweets vs The University Memo

The current uproar about the firing of Prof. Steven Salaita by the Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana revolves around the posting of ...

Iowa Probe: A Ditch For Mitch?

WASHINGTON — The five words a senator least likes to hear are not “you have lost the election.” They are “the federal investigation is ongoing.” ...

ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears

ISIS: The Psychology of Our Fears

Across the world, various news sources are reporting on the terrors of ISIS. We know what they superficially desire: a Caliphate, or religious state, that ...

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Gay Rights Progress Towards the ENDA the Line

This year’s meeting of the National LGBT Bar Association, known as Lavender Law, provided an update on the state of gay and trans rights in ...

In Texas, Ted Cruz Sounds Like He’s Running For President In 2016

In Texas, Ted Cruz Sounds Like He’s Running For President In 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he’s made up his mind to run for president in 2016. The tea party-backed ...

Will Israel Attack Iran’s Nuclear Installation?

Footage of an allegedly unmanned Israeli aerial drone was broadcasted on Iran’s state media agency Tasnim this week. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force ...

Labor Day: Created in Six Days From Collective Guilt and a Stubborn Landlord

Labor Day: Created in Six Days From Collective Guilt and a Stubborn Landlord

The following was first published on Kevin’s blog, MyMediDiary. This weekend, we’re celebrating the end of summer — the bookend to Memorial Day and a ...

The Other Guy Behind The Mexican-American Studies Ban Lost His Primary Too

The second of the two main forces behind an Arizona law banning a controversial Mexican-American Studies curriculum admitted defeat in his bid for reelection as ...