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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s Own Investigatory Panel Blames His Administration For Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) testifying about the Flint water crisis before Congress
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Independent Panel Finds That State Is Fundamentally Accountable For What Happened In Flint Cites Negligence At All Levels And Says It Not Only Affects The Citizens Of Flint’s Health, But Their “Trust In Government”   An investigatory panel specifically commissioned by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder issued its final report Wednesday regarding …

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New Jersey Police Chief Defends Racial Profiling, Urges Officers To “Watch Out For Suspicious Black People”

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New Jersey State prosecutors are currently investigating the Wyckoff Police Department after its police chief sent an open email defending racial profiling as a valid form of policing, urging his officers to “watch out for suspicious black people in white neighborhoods.” Wyckoff Police Chief Benjamin Fox agreed Tuesday to step …

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Tennessee GOP Lawmaker Micah Van Huss Sponsors Bill To Strip 100K From School Diversity So He Can Buy “In God We Trust” Stickers

GOP Tenn St Rep Micah Van Huss 
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A Republican state representative in Tennessee named Micah Van Huss is sponsoring a bill that would defund diversity programs at the University of Tennessee, opting instead to use the money to purchase “In God We Trust” stickers on all law enforcement vehicles. As first reported by the Knoxville News Sentinel, …

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“I’ve had enough of your false contrition” US Rep. Matt Cartwright Blasts Rick Snyder For His Ongoing Negligence

Gov. Rick Snyder takes his seat before a hearing about the Flint water crisis in front of the U.S. House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform at the Rayburn House Office Building on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Washington D.C. Jake May | MLive.com

Calls Michigan Governor “phony” says he should face criminal charges The Congressional hearing regarding the ongoing Flint Water Crisis is underway, and at least one representative has wasted no time in making his opinions on the subject known. US Representative Matt Cartwright, D-PA, called Wednesday morning for Snyder to resign …

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Injustice In Congress: How A Historically Obstructionist Congress Saved The Best For Last By Refusing To Meet With Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee

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In nominating Judge Garland to the Supreme Court, President Obama has chosen a centrist appeals court judge widely respected even by Republicans.

President Obama announced on Wednesday that he will nominate Merrick B. Garland as the nation’s 113th justice, according to White House officials.  Garland is a centrist Federal Appeals Court judge widely respected on both sides of the aisle. [email protected], @VP and @SCOTUSnom Garland. Obama says his pick is "uniquely prepared …

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SCOTUS Quickly Publishes Summary Decision Reversing Alabama Supreme Court’s Refusal To Recognize Adoption For Same-Sex Couples

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The Supreme Court quickly weighed in Monday morning to reaffirm the legality of same-sex relationships and adoption rights, issuing a summary decision reversing the Alabama Supreme Court, which had repeatedly refused to recognize a same-sex’s couples legal adoption from a different state. The decision was seen as a matter of legal …

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Following Mitt’s Take-Down Speech Of Trump, White Supremacists Flood Utah Residents With Robocalls Supporting Trump

William Johnson, a white supremacist identifying with the American Freedom Party, has been making robocalls advocating for Donald Trump 
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Utah residents are being bombarded by anti-Romney robocalls from a locally well known white supremacist who has become irate following the former Massachusetts governor’s attacks on GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump. As first reported by KUTV, the caller identifies himself as William Johnson, a white supremacist advocating for Trump on …

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“I should lynch you with this” US Attorney’s Office Launching Investigation Into Boston Latin School Over Racial Discrimination And Racially Motivated Intimidation

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Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in America, is now under a federal investigation over allegations of racial discrimination. Carmen M Ortiz from the US Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that she will launch an independent probe into the historically prestigious school, founded in 1965, Wednesday amidst accusations of civil …

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Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President at Duke University, Hits Black Parking Attendant With His Porsche, Then Calls Her “Dumb, Dumb N*****”

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Dear Ms Underwood,  I very much regret the incident before the Elon football game. I should have been more patience and I apologize.  Tallman Trask.  This was the note that Shelvia Underwood received from Tallman Trask, a Duke University Executive Vice President and its primary financial/administrative officer, after alleging that he …

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Robert Dear, Planned Parenthood Gunman, Completely Unapologetic For His Actions, Calls Shooting “Righteous Crusade”

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - December 09: Robert Dear Jr. appears in court on December 09, 2015 where El Paso County prosecutors filed formal charges against him in the Planned Parenthood attack during which University of Colorado Colorado Springs police officer Garrett Swasey, Iraq war veteran Ke'Arre  Stewart and Jennifer Markovsky, mother of two were killed on November 27, 2015. Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post

Robert Dear, the self-proclaimed Planned Parenthood shooter, said in a phone interview with KRDO Newschannel 13’s Heather Skold that he feels no remorse for the killing spree that took place on November 27th of last year,  where he killed three people and wounded several more. . As Dear was read aloud the …

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