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Toxic Tea Film Festival – Exposing the Agenda – “Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism”

<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/10/10/toxic-tea-film-festival-exposing-agenda-outfoxed-rupert-murdochs-war-journalism/ target=_self>Toxic Tea Film Festival – Exposing the Agenda – “Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism”</a>

Welcome to the first installment in our 10-week series titled “Toxic Tea Film Festival – Exposing the Agenda.”This is a joint project of Red State Dems and The Everlasting GOP Stoppers. As the very foundation of our democracy continues to be threatened by a narrow and exclusionary Tea Party faction [...]

October 11, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

D’Oh! ‘America Is Not Stupid’ Wins IRS Recognition as Tax-Exempt Nonprofit

<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/10/09/doh-america-stupid-wins-irs-recognition-tax-exempt-nonprofit/ target=_self>D’Oh! ‘America Is Not Stupid’ Wins IRS Recognition as Tax-Exempt Nonprofit</a>

by Kim Barker, ProPublica Smart move? The IRS has granted nonprofit status to America Is Not Stupid – a so-called dark money group best known for a 2012 election ad featuring a talking baby who compared the smell of his diaper with a Montana senator. As ProPublica wrote in January, [...]

October 9, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

Public Universities Ramp Up Aid for the Wealthy, Leaving the Poor Behind

by Marian Wang, ProPublica This story was co-published with The Chronicle of Higher Education. Shauniqua Epps was the sort of student that so many colleges say they want. She was a high achiever, graduating from high school with a 3.8 GPA and ranking among the top students in her class. [...]

September 11, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

To Dodge Law, High-Cost Lender Offers Cash for Free

by Paul Kiel, ProPublica Alarmed by the explosion of high-cost lending in the state, cities across Texas have passed ordinances to prevent the cycle of debt that short-term, high-cost loans can create. But some big lenders are finding clever ways around the laws – like giving away cash for free. [...]

September 3, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

Survival of the Human Species

<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/08/16/survival-human-species/ target=_self>Survival of the Human Species</a>

There is a concern about our civilization that it will self destruct. It is suspected this has happened many times over in the past within the universe. The suggestion is that for some reason technology simply cannot be contained for survival of a species that developed it. I believe it [...]

August 16, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

Trooper Harassment

<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/08/05/trooper-harassment/ target=_self>Trooper Harassment</a>

There’s a heap of trouble brewing in Texas. In two separate, documented incidents, Texas State Troopers have been caught on-camera sexually assaulting women in what would otherwise have been routine traffic stops. Stopped for mundane things such as speeding – or in one case- a smell of marijuana – the [...]

August 5, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 1

Fast Food Workers Protest Economic Disparity!

<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/07/30/fast-food-workers-protest-economic-disparity/ target=_self>Fast Food Workers Protest Economic Disparity!</a>

Economic disparity, everyone knows about it but few really understand why we have it. The President spoke the other day about how there was a day when even if you didn’t graduate high school you could have got a job in a factory or plant and make a decent living [...]

July 30, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

Bill Moyers: Update on the United States of ALEC and the new Ag-Gag Laws

<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/07/27/bill-moyers-update-united-states-alec-ag-gag-laws/ target=_self>Bill Moyers: Update on the United States of ALEC and the new Ag-Gag Laws</a>

Bill Moyers has an update to a story we published earlier this year. Muckrakers and activists have been working to expose the brutality of industrialized meat production since Upton Sinclair’s writing of The Jungle in 1906. But an ALEC model bill known as “The Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act” would make it a crime to film [...]

July 27, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

Texas Tea: Dark Money Group Spent on House Race, Then Told IRS It Didn’t

by Justin Elliott, ProPublica Shortly before Election Day last year, mailers went out to Texas voters featuring pictures of a Democratic congressional candidate and a rare species of spider, whose discovery had forced stoppage of an important highway construction project. “The same left-wing extremists who support Pete Gallego want more [...]

July 1, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0

Is the Age of Privacy Over?

In an interview with Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian, former CIA and NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s surreptitious data mining program which made use of phone records for every phone number on the Verizon network, among others. In the aftermath of a revelation of that magnitude, [...]

June 13, 2013 Jack Russell Red State Dems Network 0