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The Republican war on civil rights laws

March 7, 2014

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The Republican war on civil rights laws Excellent piece by Adam Serwer regarding the reprehensible yet wholly predictable racist campaign to defeat Debo Adegbile’s nomination as the head of the civil rights division of the Justice Department.

Texas Failure – Drug Testing Welfare Applicants

November 14, 2012

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By Sam LaVergne On Tuesday, Texas Governor and a one-time GOP Presidential front-runner, Rick Perry announced that he wants to drug test those Texas residents who apply for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. Gov. Perry stated, “Texas taxpayers will not subsidize or tolerate illegal drug abuse. Every dollar that […]