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Deranged tycoon and neofascist Donald Trump is returning to Washington State tomorrow for a rally and a fundraiser with the same people who have kept initiative profiteer Tim Eyman’s initiative factory going with cash in the past. As you might expect, Eyman’s pretty excite… (read more)
Another reminder why voting needs to be done on paper: “Hackers based in Russia were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration databases, fueling concerns the Russian government may be trying to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials tell NBC News.”
Extremist right wing governor Paul LePage of Maine is facing calls for his resignation after he left a threatening voicemail for a Democratic legislator that he told the legislator to make public. “Mr. Gattine, this is Gov. Paul Richard LePage,” the recording goes. “I would like to talk to you about your comments about my being a racist, you (expletive). I want to talk to you. I want you to prove that I’m a racist. I’ve spent my life helping black people and you little son-of-a-bitch, socialist (expletive). You … I need you to, just friggin. I want you to record this and make it public because I am after you. Thank you.”
Tim Eyman’s associates Roy Ruffino and Eddie Agazarm, who Eyman depends on to run his signature drives, have been ordered to pay over $10,000 in court costs and attorneys’ fees to the State of Washington by Thurston County Superior Court Judge… (read more)
Today, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office announced it has filed motions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Court asking that Tim Eyman and his associates be found in contempt for failing to fully cooperate with its inves… (read more)
Shortly after the close of business today, word came down from Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office that backers of Initiative 1515 had canceled their Friday appointment to turn in petitions, owing to having failed to collect the minimum number of… (read more)
A harrowing story of survival(Idaho Falls :: Local New....) — According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, about six million Jews and non-Jews were ....
RELEASE: CAP’s U.S.-China Rising Scholar.... (Center for American Progress) — Washington, D.C. – In an effort to shape the next phase of the bilateral relationship between the United States and China, the Center for American Progr....
EU Ruling on Apple's Egregious Tax Avoid.... (Tax Justice Blog) — In spite of Apple's protestations, today's European Commission ruling that the tech giant received billions in illegal tax breaks from the Irish governm....
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