Monthly Archives: January 2013

No raise in minimum wage in five years … most dangerous corporate subsidy

The 5 Worst States To Spend Your Childhood | Care2 Causes The nonprofit health care policy group Kaiser Health released new state-level data on Medicaid and food-stamp enrollment and the numbers help paint a bleak picture for child poverty in … Continue reading

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Florida Needs to Debate the Death Penalty | Rhonda Swan | Florida Politics | Political Opinion | Florida Voices

Our justice system makes mistakes. If for no other reason, death should not be a penalty for any crime. Not only does Florida lead the nation with 21 individuals sentenced to death this year, according to the Death Penalty Information … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Improving Police:
Being moral is to make good choices between right and wrong or good and bad actions. It applies to both individuals and organizations. With regard to the police function, a citizen cannot expect the police…

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Originally posted on Punishable by Death:
From The Florida Current: An attorney-law professor who opposes capital punishment for pragmatic fiscal reasons, as well as legal and moral grounds,  reintroduced her bill Friday to abolish the death penalty in Florida. Rep.…

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Florida Today scams subscribers, advertisers, shareholders again, splashing whitewash all over memory lane.

Norm Wolfinger looks back on 28 years as state attorney | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com The name-calling likely will taper off. Wolfinger, 67, retired last week and is looking forward to a more welcoming nickname — Papa. via Norm Wolfinger … Continue reading

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Overzealous prosecutor pushes brilliant innovator over the edge.

Hactivist, Internet innovator Aaron Swartz commits suicide | PCWorld “From the beginning, the government worked as hard as it could to characterize what Aaron did in the most extreme and absurd way. The ‘property’ Aaron had ‘stolen,’ we were told, … Continue reading

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Planning and staging complete for next housing bubble. It’s on.

Housing Bubble on the Horizon » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names The banks are happy because they got everything they wanted; blanket legal immunity for garbage mortgages they plan to offload onto US taxpayers, a green light to … Continue reading

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