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North Carolina’s Staggering Number of Disenfranchised Voters (Russ)
Voter ID laws could keep 218,000 from voting today.
An Inside Look into the Koch Brother-Funded Attack on the VA (Klaus)
Apparently, a relatively successful and popular government is a problem for Republicans. Therefore, a group funded by the Koch brother network is trying to take down the VA.
Glaciers in Crisis (Russ)
Former NASA scientist, and expert on glaciers, warns that we need to wise up about the quickening pace of Climate Change and the consequences of a rising sea. We’ve been warned. Again and again.
US Court Orders Tehran to Pay Over $10B for 9/11 Attacks (Trevin)
The ruling, rejected as “ridiculous” by Iran, claims that the Islamic Republic failed to prove it wasn’t involved in the 9/11 attacks.
The Cost of 5 Years of Conflict in Syria (Trevin)
The AP reports over 250K dead, more than a million injured, 23 million displaced. Devastated cities, lost heritage, and $275B in lost economic growth opportunity.
Much Emphasis on Hillary’s Libya Disaster, But Don’t Forget About Haiti (Dan)
While not teeming with terrorists like Libya, Haiti is definitely not on the upswing. This result comes despite billions of American aid poured into the country, a priority directive of then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Worse, US-backed president Michel Martelly recently left office without appointing a successor. Clinton’s complicity in Haiti’s political situation — ‘You do great elections’, Clinton aide Cheryl Mills mentioned to Clinton in an email after Martelly’s win — is poised to become a talking point if she wins the nomination.