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I Get Nominated for Sainthood

The calling of the police by Anne Heimlich had nothing to do with my being an officer of the Party engaged, between two p.m. and six p.m., in tabling at Fred Meyer. 1,082 more words

Pacific Green Party

Better ‘newbie’ than corrupt

I try not to indulge in writing too much about Vice President Jejomar Binay since I abhor his politics and have been very vocal against his presidential ambition because of his alleged corrupt practices, but every time he does or say something that makes him appear to be righteous, impeccable and exemplary, I cannot help but react. 319 more words

Government

5 for Fri: Feds Get Social Media Rules, Civic Participation Is Good for Brain, more...

Stories from this week include a couple research studies – one showing that civic participation may stave off Alzheimer’s, and pension plans may be planning better for (gulp) mortality. 605 more words

Civic Engagement

Let's Make SA a GST Contributor: Breaking 15 Years of Insidious GST Dependance

Over the span of my life I want South Australia to contribute more in GST takings than it receives from the Commonwealth. Unless we agree to and set this goal today, we run the risk of our state becoming trapped in a cycle of dependency from Commonwealth welfare. 419 more words

Lachlan Clyne - Personal Life

U.S. Supreme Court Addresses Separate Accommodation Policies and Pregnancy Discrimination Claims

April 2015
Number 19

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that courts should analyze differences in accommodations for pregnant versus nonpregnant employees. In Young v. 717 more words

Client News Briefs

Sinn Féin launches Yes campaign in Dundalk

Local TD Gerry Adams today launched Sinn Féin’s Yes campaign for the two referendums taking place on May 22nd.

The Sinn Féin leader and local County Councillors and activists took to Clanbrassil Street, handing out Yes leaflets. 381 more words

Local News

Sen. Cayetano uncovers Iqbal’s real identity

I don’t know why but Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano seems to be making a big deal out of Mohagher Iqbal’s real identity.

After being critical of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator for using an alias in talking peace with the government and working for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), Cayetano finally uncovered Iqbal’s real name to be Datucan Abas, based on school and criminal records that he presented. 299 more words

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