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Oklahoma Is Attempting To Impeach President Obama Over Bathroom Rights

The Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.   REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

State legislature filed a measure calling for impeachment along with egregious bill allowing for “separate but equal” bathrooms for evangelicals claiming “religious liberty.”   The GOP-dominated legislature in Oklahoma is taking extremism to a new level, filing a measure calling for President Barack Obama’s impeachment over his administration’s recommendations (which, …

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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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President Obama Takes On Solitary Confinement

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, July 16, 2015. As part of a weeklong focus on inequities in the criminal justice system, the president will meet separately Thursday with law enforcement officials and nonviolent drug offenders who are paying their debt to society at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution, a medium-security prison for male offenders near Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Today’s edition of the Washington Post contains an op-ed by President Obama outlining a series of executive actions on the use of solitary confinement in American federal prisons.  Currently around 100,000 inmates are serving time in solitary confinement.  The Justice Department’s research has found a high incidence of depression, withdrawal,  exacerbated …

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Little To No Progress – 50 Years After Civil Rights Movement, The Median White Family Is Worth 70 Times The Median Black Family

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2015 was, by some definitions, a historic year for race relations in the United States. On one end of the spectrum, Black Lives Matter firmly established itself unequivocally as much more than a hashtag, but an organized and determined struggle to stop police terror and inequality. From the opposite side, …

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Trump Supporter Hangs ‘N****r Obama’ Poster In Window On MLK Day, Admits It’s ‘A Little Racist’

Steve Bowman (WOWT/Screenshot)

A Donald Trump supporter in Omaha, NE displaying a poster in his window on MLK Day that said ‘N****r Obama’ was confronted by an African American reporter, admitting the sign is ‘a little racist.’ Via Raw Story: WOWT reporter John Chapman interviewed Steve Bowman, a white man living in northeast Omaha, on …

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