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What Congress did for us this week

Congress considered two bills; both passed on essentially party line votes. Lawsuits The House considered H.R. 3624, the Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act of 2015. Under current law, there are some claims that can be heard in either state or federal … Continue reading

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Women and minorities in political and judicial office

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.–Martin Luther King Jr. Jelani Cobb, in a New Yorker magazine article titled “Voting by Numbers,” which appeared in the Oct. 27th issue, explains that while women make … Continue reading

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One in four Americans want their state to secede from the U.S., really?

If we don’t like Westminster, are we going to like an English parliament better? — Mary Beard Those we spoke to seemed to have answered as they did as a form of protest that was neither red nor blue but a … Continue reading

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