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Newzes

National News: And that’s the way it was: February 11, 1990 — South African anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela is freed from prison after 27 years        http://www.cjr.org/the_kicker/and_thats_the_way_it_was_febru.php  Federal Prison Population Spiked 790 Percent Since 1980       thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/02/07/1552751/federal-prison-population-spiked-790-percent-since-1980  Police seeking Dorner … Continue reading

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Some News

The Gaping Hole in the Conservative Case Against the Voting Rights Act “Where Did All those Super PAC Dollars Go? 1/3 of All Outside Money Moved Through Handful of Media Firms,” by Will Dooling Political war profiteers: 20 consulting firms … Continue reading

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Tonight, part of my state just nominated this guy to be their Republican nominee for the United States Senate. He served as Governor here for fourteen years, then left that post to spend the first four years of George Bush, … Continue reading

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Ryan – Romney roundup

=  The pick of Paul Ryan?  A Mormon-Catholic ticket to appeal to a bumptiously Protestant voting base? This’ll get interesting. I’m keeping an eye out for any tantrums of the religious right’s this weekend.    The recent, long Ryan Lizza … Continue reading

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A li`l mainstream~y media news round-up for the day

 Collective bargaining law may increase state pension costs by $87.5M  Fools at PolitiFact weigh in on Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca – “70 percent of the people who voted” on June 5, 2012, “just didn’t feel comfortable with the recall … Continue reading

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al-Jazeera covers the 20th anniversary of the start of the Sarajevo siege. It lasted four years and killed 10,000 people. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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a little ode to Move On’s prodigious organizing prowess & efficacy, from The Onion. (Source: http://www.theonion.com/)

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