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Jimmy Kimmel Exposing Dangers of Republican Healthcare Bill

Introduced by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, the Graham-Cassidy bill is no better than the previous repeal bills offered by Republicans. Coverage for pre-existing conditions would be eliminated, premiums would skyrocket, and Americans would see exorbitantly high surcharges on select conditions like pregnancy, lung cancer, and asthma. It is shameful that Republicans are on [...]

2017-09-23T17:09:35+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|News, Politics|0 Comments

Whataburger Accused of Discrimination Against Minorities

Workplace Discrimination? USA Today writes, "A former manager of a Florida Whataburger restaurant alleged she was retaliated against and forced to resign because she would not carry out racially discriminatory hiring practices as directed by higher-ups.  Her allegations are contained in a federal lawsuit filed Friday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against [...]

2017-09-23T16:55:11+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Justice, News|0 Comments

Sensitive Material Not To Be Broadcast By AFTN

Download (PDF); Attachment (PDF) During the Vietnam War, support bases in Thailand were required not to broadcast certain types of information.  In some case, the Thai government did not want US AM-FM-TV signals to radiate farther than the parameter of the bases.  Here's the text of one such supporting documents that is now [...]

2017-09-22T18:23:46+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Military|0 Comments

Outside Courthouses, a Flurry of Weddings

Arizona Republic writes, "Karen Bailey and Nelda Majors, a couple for nearly 57 years, were among the first to get a marriage license Friday in downtown Phoenix after a federal judge ruled that Arizona must allow same-sex couples to marry." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Anne Ryman - outside courthouses, a flurry of [...]

2017-09-20T13:16:38+00:00 September 20th, 2017|General|0 Comments

A Day to Celebrate

Arizona Republic writes, "The history of the United States is one of expanding rights, and basic civil rights have been given to same-sex couples." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2017 - A day to celebrate (Institution of marriage stronger now - Horne won't appeal; same-sex couples can create lasting, legal unions) (PDF Page 1A, [...]

2017-09-20T13:11:50+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Reactions to the Legal Ruling

Arizona Republic reports, "Plaintiffs in Arizona lawsuits to overturn the gay-marriage ban celebrate; clergy is divided over court decision." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Michael Clancy - Reactions to the legal ruling (Arizona clergy members divided over change in law) (PDF Page 1A, PDF Page 5A)

2017-09-20T13:05:24+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments
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