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The Divided States of America, in 25 Charts

The Divided States of America, in 25 Charts | Government Resources | Scoop.it
Six in 10 Americans believe the nation is more fragmented that it was during Vietnam, Watergate, and the Great Depression. Happy Fourth of July.
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Our Founding Fathers Were Liberal, NOT Conservative

Our Founding Fathers Were Liberal, NOT Conservative | Government Resources | Scoop.it
A lot has been said about our founding fathers in recent years. The tea party has all of a sudden become historical scholars. They have become the defenders of our Country and our Constitution. Glenn Beck is their proverbial historical professor.
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1,200 Harvard Students Demand Investigation Into Jason Richwine’s Thesis On Hispanic IQ

1,200 Harvard Students Demand Investigation Into Jason Richwine’s Thesis On Hispanic IQ | Government Resources | Scoop.it
Over 1,000 Harvard students delivered a petition to Harvard University’s JFK School on Saturday, demanding an investigation into how and why the school approved a 2009 doctoral thesis arguing that Hispanics have lower IQs.
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A National Conversation on the State of American Unity | Bipartisan Policy Center

A National Conversation on the State of American Unity | Bipartisan Policy Center | Government Resources | Scoop.it
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What's the Deal with Obama and the Falkland Islands?

The Falkland Islanders will hold a referendum in March 2013 to decide if they wish to maintain their allegiance to the UK. The Obama Administration has refus...
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[United States v. Windsor] Oral Argument - C-SPAN Video Library

[United States v. Windsor] Oral Argument - C-SPAN Video Library | Government Resources | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in [United States v. Windsor], the challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
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Coburn 2012 Waste Report- resource for government waste/"pork" class discussion

Senator Tom Coburn

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We Hold These Tweets To Be Self-Evident [COMIC]

We Hold These Tweets To Be Self-Evident [COMIC] | Government Resources | Scoop.it
If the U.S. Founding Fathers had Twitter at their disposal in 1776, there's no telling what sort of social media hijinks would have ensued.
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Congressmen Pocan and Ellison Introduce "Right to Vote" Constitutional Amendment

Progressive Democrats, progressives, liberals, global warming, transparent elections, economic and social justice
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The Voting Machines of America - Photo Essays

The Voting Machines of America - Photo Essays | Government Resources | Scoop.it
With states and counties making their own decisions about how voters cast their ballots, our nation is a patchwork of opti-scans, levers and touch-screens. A look at some of the technologies voters
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Congress and Partisanship - C-SPAN Video Library

Congress and Partisanship - C-SPAN Video Library | Government Resources | Scoop.it
Six former members of the Senate and House of Representatives talked about ways to end hyper-partisanship in Congress.
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The Feminine Mystique and the Feminist Mistake

The Feminine Mystique and the Feminist Mistake | Government Resources | Scoop.it
Feminist Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique actually had limiting consequences for women.
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Women Make New Gains in the Senate

Women Make New Gains in the Senate | Government Resources | Scoop.it
Female senators remain an anomaly, but with 20 now in office, they have become a new force on important committees and legislation.
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[Hollingsworth v. Perry] Oral Arguments - C-SPAN Video Library

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The Supreme Court heard arguments in [Hollingsworth v. Perry] on the constitutionality of California's proposition 8 law.
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