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Why Rand Paul's Lawsuit against Obama Administration on Spying Could Backfire on the GOP | Nomadic Politics

Why Rand Paul's Lawsuit against Obama Administration on Spying Could Backfire on the GOP | Nomadic Politics | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The truth about who was really behind the relaxation of NSA oversight and when did it happen? Hint: It didn't happen in the Obama administration and the Democrats were not the ones who started the ball rolling.
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Here is a look back that shows how this could backfire for the GOP.

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Dark Money Hits $100 Million With Help from Single-Candidate Groups — popularinitiative.org

Dark Money Hits $100 Million With Help from Single-Candidate Groups — popularinitiative.org | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Spending by groups that don’t disclose their donors in the 2014 midterm elections has crested $100 million
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Top NSA Official Has a Lucrative Side-Business

Top NSA Official Has a Lucrative Side-Business | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
A new report suggests that a high-ranking NSA official may have a profitable side-gig in the “electronics” business.
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Microsoft CEO apologizes again for saying women shouldn’t ask for raises

Microsoft CEO apologizes again for saying women shouldn’t ask for raises | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON, October 17, 2014 – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella issued another apology following his remarks at a conference for women where
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Who Wants 30 Years of War With ISIS? Defense Contractors

Who Wants 30 Years of War With ISIS?  Defense Contractors | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Washington D.C.- What was supposed to be the wind down of over a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan has suddenly
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Atheist Jailed For Denying ‘Higher Power’ In Calif. Drug Rehab Gets $2M

Atheist Jailed For Denying ‘Higher Power’ In Calif. Drug Rehab Gets $2M | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
(AP/Jeff Barnard) An atheist in Northern California has been awarded nearly $2 million in a settlement with the state and a nonprofit drug rehab organization for violating his religious liberty by sending him to jail for refusing to submit to a...
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Michael Hughes's curator insight, October 18, 9:57 AM

Bigotry can be expensive. 

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The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons

The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The Pentagon kept silent as munitions left over from Saddam Hussein’s war with Iran found new targets from 2004 to 2011: American and Iraqi troops.
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PA Legislator Opens Fire During Alleged Attempted Robbery

PA Legislator Opens Fire During Alleged Attempted Robbery | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Harrisburg, PA- Pennsylvania state representative Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna) pulled a gun on teenagers that he said were attempting to rob him and
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Senegal Is Declared Free of Ebola

Senegal Is Declared Free of Ebola | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
On Friday, as the White House made the essentially symbolic gesture of appointing a "czar" to contain the American outbreak, some 4,000 miles to the east, Senegal was declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization.
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Protests Spread Across Mexico as More Mysterious Graves Are Found

Protests Spread Across Mexico as More Mysterious Graves Are Found | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
In early October, a mass grave was found in Iguala, Mexico. The 28 bodies in the grave were originally thought to be those of a group of students who were protesting in the area and disappeared after clashing with police.
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Venezuela wins long coveted – and long denied – UN Security Council seat (+video)

Venezuela wins long coveted – and long denied – UN Security Council seat (+video) | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The victory by Venezuela has some Obama administration critics complaining that the president and his diplomatic team didn’t do enough to thwart a hemispheric adversary’s successful bid for a UN Security Council seat.
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Do Detroit's water shutoffs violate international law? UN to investigate.

Do Detroit's water shutoffs violate international law? UN to investigate. | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Two UN human rights officials will visit Detroit this weekend to investigate whether widespread water shutoffs in the city are a violation of international law.
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HAZMAT responds to Ebola scare at Pentagon, woman ‘recently arrived from Africa’ vomits on bus

HAZMAT responds to Ebola scare at Pentagon, woman ‘recently arrived from Africa’ vomits on bus | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
| WTF News | A sick woman who vomited on a tour bus has […]
The post HAZMAT responds to Ebola scare at Pentagon, woman ‘recently arrived from Africa’ vomits on bus appeared first on The Anti-Media.
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Best of the Left Podcast

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Chris Matthews auditions for Fox News. 


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Greg Russak's curator insight, October 19, 12:01 PM

I don't get my news from tv and that includes MSNBC. Independent and non-commercial outlets are the last bastions of real investigative journalism.

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Where the Tea Party Rules

Where the Tea Party Rules | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Lima, Ohio, has been struggling for decades – and the GOP’s radical policies are making it even worse.
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Blowing the Whistle on CIA Torture from Beyond the Grave

Blowing the Whistle on CIA Torture from Beyond the Grave | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
In the fall of 2006, Nathaniel Raymond, a researcher with the advocacy group Physicians for Human Rights, got a call from a man professing to be a CIA contractor.
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Students Reprimanded for Handing Out U.S. Constitutions Outside “Free Speech Zone”

Students Reprimanded for Handing Out U.S. Constitutions Outside “Free Speech Zone” | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Last week, four students at Southern Oregon University were told by administrators that they must stop handing out copies of the United
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WikiLeaks - Updated Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - IP Chapter (second publication)

WikiLeaks - Updated Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - IP Chapter (second publication) | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Follow us for updates on the #wikileaks #TPP #documents. We also work on a variety of other important issues! http://t.co/xLmEMGj4nv
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Arkansas Supreme Court becomes latest to strike down voter ID law

Arkansas Supreme Court becomes latest to strike down voter ID law | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The seven-member court delivered an unusual decision Wednesday that was at once unanimous and split 4 to 3.
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Ben Swann “Breaks the Set” Talking About the Suppression of Alternative Candidates

Ben Swann “Breaks the Set” Talking About the Suppression of Alternative Candidates | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Washington D.C.- Ben Swann was a guest on RT America’s Breaking the Set, Thursday to talk about the state of alternative candidates
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East TN Mother Jailed for Having Overgrown Bushes in Her Yard

East TN Mother Jailed for Having Overgrown Bushes in Her Yard | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Over the summer, East Tennessee resident Karen Holloway fell behind on her yard maintenance. She told WVLT Local 8 News, “With my
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Biden son booted from Navy. What's the backstory?

Biden son booted from Navy. What's the backstory? | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Hunter Biden, the vice president's son, reportedly tested positive for cocaine last year, after beginning the process of joining the military in 2012. A few Biden family biographical notes might be apropos here.
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Biden son booted from Navy. What's the backstory?

Biden son booted from Navy. What's the backstory? | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Hunter Biden, the vice president's son, reportedly tested positive for cocaine last year, after beginning the process of joining the military in 2012. A few Biden family biographical notes might be apropos here.
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Arizona, Alaska join 29 other states recognizing gay marriage

Arizona, Alaska join 29 other states recognizing gay marriage | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
A federal judge in Arizona has struck down that state’s gay marriage ban, and the US Supreme Court has turned away a request by Alaska officials seeking a stay of a federal court ruling striking down that state’s ban.
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Michael Dunn gets life in prison for killing teenager over loud music

Michael Dunn gets life in prison for killing teenager over loud music | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Michael Dunn, who was convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Florida convenience store, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.
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Voter Engagement Lower Than in 2010 and 2006 Midterms

Voter Engagement Lower Than in 2010 and 2006 Midterms | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Americans' engagement in this year's midterm elections -- based on several measures -- is similar to the 1998 and 2002 midterm elections rather than the 2006 and 2010 elections, suggesting voter turnout this fall will be lower.
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