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Chuck Grassley Tweets That Cable Companies Have Gotten 'To [Sic] Big Like Goggle [Sic]'

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa has always used Twitter in a rather bizarre way. After all, who can forget Grassley classics like “PantsBurnLegWood” of 2009 and “WH:ANSWER MY LETTER” of 2017? But the senator’s tweets over the weekend were particularly weird, even if you agreed with his central premise.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Disney, Comcast, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Att, Grassley, Legislatures, Legislators, Fox Corporation, ViacomCBS

America’s lessons for African dictators

COMMENT: Trump’s attacks on democracy grab the headlines, but the real story is one of democratic resilience The post America’s lessons for African dictators appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Media, Supreme Court, Republicans, Democracy, Police, Africa, America, Joe Biden, Transition, Resilience, Racism, Democrats, United States, Washington Dc, Riots

Lawmakers re-elect guardian of New Hampshire primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With loud cheers and applause, New Hampshire lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected their veteran secretary of state and guardian of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary after two rounds of close votes. Legislators voted to keep Bill Gardner, the nation’s longest-serving secretary of state. He has held the job for 42 years. “I’m very, […]
Tags: News, New Hampshire, Concord, N H AP, Bill Gardner, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Legislators

Pocket-lining Litigation Should be Avoided in Opioid Epidemic

Pocket-lining Litigation Should be Avoided in Opioid Epidemic The post Pocket-lining Litigation Should be Avoided in Opioid Epidemic appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Health, Business, Transparency, Safety, Law, Government, Goals, Accountability, Nation, United States, Reform, Crisis, National, Public, Election, Campaign

Safety Advocates Ask Congress to Create Better Safety Framework for Driverless Cars

Cautious lawmakers and safety advocates are urging Congress to approach the issue of driverless cars with a healthy degree of skepticism. The watchdogs are asking that lawmakers thoroughly inspect and certify the safety of driverless vehicles before automakers can begin increasing live road tests. They also suggested that Congress should cut down on the number The post Safety Advocates Ask Congress to Create Better Safety Framework for Driverless Cars appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Congress, Driverless Cars, News & Politics, Legislators, Safety Advocates, Safety Advocates Ask Congress, Create Better Safety Framework for Driverless Cars

Anglo-Saxon law, social networks, and terrorism

How would the Anglo-Saxons react to the threat of terrorism if they had access to Facebook? It’s a bizarre question, I admit, but I’ve been immersed in England’s pre-Norman Conquest legal system for over a decade now, and it’s been playing on my mind. The answer makes me uncomfortable. Supposing the brutal persecution of minority groups was impractical (which it actually wasn’t), how would the Anglo-Saxons have reacted if they knew that there were among their number people who secretly rejected ...
Tags: Facebook, Books, England, Technology, Featured, Social Networks, Law, Government, Legislation, Society, History, Terrorism, Anglo-Saxons, Neighbours, Morality, British

How to Use Countable to Keep Track of What Congress Is Working On

Contacting your representatives in Congress is one of the best ways to make your voice heard in politics between elections. But because they deal with so many issues and vote on so many bills, it can be hard to know when something important is happening. Countable gives you a road map.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Laws, Congress, Government, Senate, Legislation, House Of Representatives, Members of Congress, life-hacks, Legislators, Representatives