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‘(Un)Occupy Albuquerque’ gets new permit thanks to ACLU

The University of New Mexico on Tuesday renewed “(Un)Occupy Albuquerque’s” permit to protest at Yale Park after the American Civil Liberties Union intervened on behalf of the demonstrators. More than a dozen “(Un)Occupy Albuquerque” protesters were arrested last week when the university refused to issue them a new permit and…

Romney: Accelerate foreclosures to ‘allow investors to buy up homes’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney argued Monday that the U.S. housing market would be better off if more American families were renters instead of homeowners. “One is, don’t try and stop the foreclosure process,” the candidate told the Las Vegas Review-Journal in response to a question about what he would…

Cornel West arrested protesting at Supreme Court

Dr. Cornel West, a well-known author and activist who has recently lent his support to the Occupy Wall Street movement, was one of nineteen people arrested on Sunday while protesting against corporate influence in politics on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. According to the Associated Press,…

200,000-member labor union votes to support ‘Occupy Wall Street’

By Linette Lopez According to Daily Kos, The New York Transit Workers Union (TWU) voted to support the Wall Street Protestors at their meeting last night. A member of TWU Local 100 told a reporter that they would join the protest Friday at 4PM. Here’s more about them from their website: The…

Georgia anti-abortion bill would require investigations of miscarriages

Legislation recently introduced to the Georgia legislature by House Republican Bobby Franklin would make abortion the legal equivalent of murder and require miscarriages to be investigated by authorities. The bill, known as HB 1, was uncovered by the progressive blog The Daily Kos. Franklin’s bill would classify the removal of…

MSNBC won’t comment on whether they banned liberal blogger from network

Update: Markos Moulitsas notes differences between bannings at MSNBC and MSNBC Daily Kos founder says he received email from MSNBC president Markos Moulitsas, founder of the popular liberal blog DailyKos.com, wrote in a blog post Wednesday that he had been banned from appearing on MSNBC. Lauren Skowronski, a public relations…

Mafs Is Hard

So, a guy shot some cops in Pennsylvania. He also happened to sound like a Redstate poster on a day when Steve Sailer posts something particularly juicy. Because Markos Moulitsas pointed out the nexus between a political movement that’s stocking up on firearms and calling for revolution (tenuous, I know…

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