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Florida Supreme Court Shoots Down ‘Stand Your Ground on Steroids’ Law

July 3, 2017

Stand Your Ground on Steroids Gets Shot Down The Florida Supreme Court just shot down a law that could be called Stand Your Ground on Steroids, which the NRA lobbied for this spring. On June 9th, Florida Governor Rick Scott…

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This Sore Loser Republican Governor Lost Re-Election, But Refuses To Accept Will Of The People

November 23, 2016

This Republican governor lost, but he’s pulling out all the stops to make sure voters lose North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory lost his reelection bid to Attorney General Roy Cooper. And the outgoing Republican governor isn’t a happy camper —…

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Kim Davis May Have To Pay Big To Cover Legal Costs For Obstructing Gay Marriage

November 4, 2016

Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk made the news last year because she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and was subsequently sued by the couples. Now she’s whining because she doesn’t want to pay the legal fees…

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GOP Committing Suicide As Down-Ballot Incumbent Campaigns Floundering In Wake Of Trump (VIDEO)

August 25, 2016

Donald Trump’s popularity is sinking in Titanic fashion in North Carolina, and in his free-fall, he may take others in the GOP down with him. And it couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of people. Will North Carolina’s GOP sink…

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RETREAT: Trump Closes Campaign Office In State He Bragged He’d Win (VIDEO)

August 13, 2016

Donald Trump and his Republican cronies were confident he could win the state of New Jersey, so on May 3, they opened a campaign office with a huge event that drew 1,000 supporters. Trump went out of his way to…

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Arkansas Passes Anti-Gay ‘Religious Freedom’ Law That May Tank State’s Economy

April 1, 2015

Of all the prejudiced conservatives in this country who stubbornly refuse to learn from history, the Arkansas legislature may be among the most obtuse. The history they needed to learn from is right before their eyes, having started to unfold last…

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Arizona Republicans Put A Boot On The Neck Of The Poor, And Step On It

March 8, 2015

Republican leaders in Arizona’s legislature and Governor Doug Ducey worked all night Friday night to negotiate a budget. Reportedly, they worked hard. Nobody knows for sure because the negotiations were held behind closed doors. What is known for sure, now…

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Gov. Jan Brewer Leaves Arizona Broke – Still Gives Big Bonuses To Staff

January 1, 2015

Gov. Jan ‘Fiscally Responsible’ Brewer leaves office this month, and she’s handing her successor, Doug Ducey, a budget deficit of half a billion dollars. The projected deficit for the next fiscal year is $1 billion. That didn’t stop her, however,…

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