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Lawsuit Against North Carolina Shows How the Justice System Keeps Poor People Poor

The ACLU of North Carolina, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice have slapped the state of North Carolina with a federal lawsuit over the state’s practice of suspending drivers’ licenses over unpaid tickets.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Served My Country In Iraq To Return To A False Rape Accusation And Jail Time

Axioms that seem to have permeated our civilization for the better part of recorded history have been: (1) men are rational (e.g. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle), while (2) women are emotional (e.g. Nancy Pelosi). Of course there is overlap between the sexes, depending on the individual, but we have set up a society that reflects these […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Coming War For Control Of The Prosecutor’s Office

The Banter Long Read: There’s a quiet revolution happening in America’s courtrooms that promises to radically change how brown skin is treated by our extremely racist criminal justice system. It’s a small revolution but it’s growing and once it gets large enough to threaten the status quo, the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting Homeless Man Who Allegedly Requested She Move Her Porsche

The Tennessean reported that a 26-year-old Nashville woman named Katie Layne Quackenbush was charged with attempted murder on Monday for shooting 54-year-old Gerald Melton on August 26, sending him with critical injuries to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he remains today.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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“I Don’t Want You to Get Shooted”. Terror Through the Eyes of a Child.

Americans have now seen many young black men die on camera at the hands of the police. Thanks to body cams, dash cams, and primarily bystanders with cell phones, these gruesome events have been made public, showing us the speed with which officers have reacted and chosen to use deadly force. Videos …Continue reading Continue […]

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Yes, I Said We Need to “Move On” From the Russian Hacking Story

Let’s play a game. Imagine just for a moment what the front pages of newspapers or home pages of websites would look like if we removed articles about the hacking of emails in the 2016 election. Now go even further and imagine how a cable news hour and its line up of stories would be […]

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No, Vladimir Putin is Not The Greatest Threat to America

If there’s one thing you can always rely on Senator John McCain for, it’s doing his best to scare the American public. The Arizona Republican’s penchant for supporting aggressive military action against a variety of menacing actors overseas, or at the very least, consistently growing the number of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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