Monthly Archives: June 2014

Banning American Indian Names in the U.S. Military

Recently the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled the Washington Redskins trademarks on the claiming the name is “disparaging to Native Americans.” This effort was largely sparked by Nevada’s Senator Harry Reid. His support of banning ‘Native American’ names from … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Upholds Constitution in Three Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled police may not search the cell phones of people they arrest without first getting a search warrant. The Obama administration and the states of California and Massachusetts , defending the cell phone searches, said … Continue reading

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Patricia Steele-Bettega, 1961-2014

Patricia Steele-Bettega passed away Friday, June 13, 2014. Better known to her friends and family as Patsy, she was born January 9th, 1961, in Santa Rosa, California. She went to school at Margaret Keating School, Crescent Elk Middle School and … Continue reading

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How the GOP Beat the Tea Party in Mississippi

A poll conducted by WPA Research, between June 9th to June 10th, showed Mississippi state Senator Chris McDaniel up eight-points, outside the margin of error of 4.4 percent, over Senator Thad Cochran a little less than a week from Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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The IRS Scandal Continues to Grow and Grow

Even as Congressman Paul Ryan ripped into IRS Commissioner John Koskinen during an appearance before Congress last Friday, for not being forthcoming, the Commissioner failed to mention how the agency used the services of an email archiving company even after … Continue reading

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Reno Fire Faces Public Relations Blaze

Washoe County District Judge Lidia Stiglich has issued a preliminary injunction to stop the layoff of 32 Reno Firefighters. While it’s not a final decision, but an effort “to preserve the status quo” until a decision is reached, the Judge … Continue reading

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Obama’s Manufactured Humanitarian Crisis

A federal judge says putting fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border may be discriminatory. The 2006 federal law orders the construction of fencing or a wall along the most vulnerable portions of the nearly 2,000-mile southern border. Judge Beryl Howell was … Continue reading

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