FREEDOM RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, INC. Freedom Friday: Vocational school shut down for running a "sweatshop"
Back on May 29, 2013, we reported that Goodwill, the national thrift shop chain, had come under fire for hiring people with disabilities using the federal minimum wage exception, while spending tens o... Posted on 6/14/13 at 8:27 AM
THE PERIPHERY The Internet and the U.S. Government
With every new technology comes the potential for either good or evil. How will the U.S. government's use of digital technology to spy be judged?
Dynamite can clear the way for a new road through a m... Posted on 6/10/13 at 8:54 AM
THE NEW FORTY Privacy - a fallacy rooted in outdated realities.
Hello folks...have you met the USA PATRIOT Act? You may recall it as the sweeping piece of legislation passed about a month after the attacks on 9/11. The Act is so voluminous that it is said no legis... Posted on 6/6/13 at 8:51 PM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Sources of Social Security income
Last weeks 2013 Social Security Board of Trustees report press release stated, Income including interest to the combined OASDI Trust Funds amounted to $840 billion in 2012. ($590 billion in net contri... Posted on 6/5/13 at 4:35 PM
WASHINGTON – Tucked deep in the 1,198-page House agriculture policy legislation is an initiative to guarantee prices for sushi rice. So too is insurance for alfalfa and a marketing plan for Christmas trees.
WASHINGTON— States can't make people prove their citizenship when registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to keep non-Americans from voting.
WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the armed services found guilty of rape or sexual assault as outrage over the crisis in the military has galvanized Congress.
BISMARCK – The State Board of Higher Education could again be in hot water for potentially violating the state’s open meeting laws, this time for meetings between three board members and the 11 college and university presidents on Wednesday.
Case involves Ashley, N.D., man
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a state law that makes bigamy a crime, a decision that will allow South Dakota prosecutors to pursue a charge against a North Dakota man.
HONG KONG — The former CIA employee who leaked top-secret information about U.S. surveillance programs said in a new interview in Hong Kong on Wednesday that he is not attempting to hide from justice here but hopes to use the city as a base to reveal wrongdoing.
Walaker doesn’t think it’s an issue for city
FARGO – Grand Forks leaders recently announced they could soon prohibit the city as an employer from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity, but Fargo leaders have much bigger aspirations for a similar ordinance here.
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