Author Archives: Denise

Loretta E. Lynch Set to Become Next U.S. Attorney General

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Testifies At Senate Judiciary Committee Nomination Hearing

In an historic vote, Loretta E. Lynch has cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee en route to being confirmed as first female African-American Attorney General. The committee voted to approve the nomination of Lynch, the U. S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, by a vote of 12 to 8. Three Republicans, Senators Orrin Hatch of Utah; Lindsey O. ...

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Should We Regulate and Tax Marijuana Like Alcohol? Here’s How It Would Work.

Philadelphia has decriminalized marijuana and slap users with 25 dollar fine

By Nigel Boys Following the legalization of recreational marijuana in 4 states and medical marijuana in 23 others, states may soon be able to regulate the use of the prohibited substance similar to how the sale of alcohol or tobacco is managed. If two separate House bills are pushed through, one by Jared Polis, the Representative for Colorado, the other for ...

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Black Graduates Suffocating Under Weight of College Debt


By Michal Ortner Student loans are paralyzing millions of Americans once they finalize their college degrees. Unfortunately, because of the debt, much of the younger generation are failing to reach financial milestones because of the burden. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported on Tuesday that the outstanding college loan debt in American has reached $1.16 trillion. There were ...

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Amid Strikes and Protests, Some Wal-Mart Workers Finally Get Pay Raises


By Ryan Brennan Wal-Mart, the nation’s biggest private employer, is currently trying to shed their reputation as being a company offering nothing more than a dead-end job. As reported by The Associated Press, Wal-Mart is in the midst of spending $1 billion to change the way people are trained and how they pay workers. This is good news for Wal-Mart ...

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Revealed: Secret Radars Allow Cops to ‘Look’ Inside Home

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Law enforcement agencies across the country have secretly equipped officers with radar that allows them to see inside homes. The radars—already distributed to at least 50 police departments–allow cops to see if there is anyone inside the home. Police departments across the country began deploying the radar systems about two years ago without any consultation from civil liberties activists or ...

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Georgia Mom Arrested for Having Basketball Goal in Driveway

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A Georgia mother says her daughter loves to play basketball so she put a goal up in the family driveway. At the time that she put up the basketball goal, the mom had no idea that it would lead to her arrest. Jordan Jackson is only 12 years old but she’s already developed a passion for basketball and hopes to ...

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36 People Gunned Down in Chicago Over the Weekend, 4 Dead

Gakirah Barnes, Photo Credit: The Chicago Tribune

Chicago’s viοlence continued to spill out of control over the weekend with 36 people being shοt, four fatally. The incidents began on Friday, according to the Chicago Tribune, when a 17 year old girl was kιlled, and two other people hυrt. “There were also fatal shootings in the South Shore neighborhood Friday night and the Washington Park neighborhood early Sunday, ...

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Jon Stewart Skewers Fox News Hosts Over Not Wanting Poor People to Eat Seafood


On Tuesday’s episode of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart picked up on the resentment Fox News hosts harbored toward poor people. As Stewart noted, the folks over at Fox weren’t upset over the budget or the overall cost of food stamp programs so much as the fact that poor people were somehow being allowed to purchase seafood with their ...

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2 Men Arrested for Pretending to Rob People


In a twist of irony, two men recently discovered that pretending to rob people will get you locked up in much the same way that actually robbing people will. Two Philadelphia pranksters learned that the hard way after they were recently arrested for pranking people by pretending to rob them. Investigators allege that the two men, 19-year-old Courtland Gilliam and ...

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White Supremacist Leader Charged With Child S*x Crimes

August Kreis

A former leader of a white supremacist group has been charged with second degree criminal s*xual conduct for sharing child pørnography. August Byron Kreis III, 59, of South Carolina was arrested after the victim’s mother reported to police that Kreis assaulted the young girl and showed her pørnography. Kreis is a former leader with the Aryan Nations and has even ...

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