Articles by: Deborah Montesano

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Flagrant Abuse Of Power By NC Sheriff Results In A Federal Restraining Order

Abuse of power, subverting justice, excessive use of force — just another day at the county sheriff’s office.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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Drought May Force Californians To Drink Treated ‘Toilet To Tap’ Water (VIDEO)

Even the wealthy 1% and well-connected Republicans don’t have the ability to buy their way out of this crisis.

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Gov. Brown Wants To Deliver Poor From ‘Hellhole Of Desperation’ – Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Fines

Corrupt government practices have dug the poor into this hole. Government reforms need to pull them out.

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Ireland Overwhelmingly Votes ‘Yes’ On Referendum So That Gay Couples Can Say ‘I Do’

Little Ireland’s big heart has given the rest of the world a shining example of tolerance. May the U.S. follow in their wake.

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$1 Million For Strippers And Gambling Was Charged On DOD Credit Cards In Spite Of GOP ‘Reforms’

A report by the DOD is taking a slap at abuses by employees, but that’s just a distraction from the real story.

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Arizona’s Stupid, Privileged, Punitive GOP Lawmakers Throw Families Off Welfare After 12 Months

There’s something seriously wrong with Arizona — both its elected officials and its voters. Sane people, beware!

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Idaho (Mostly) Overcomes Fear Of Islam, Approves Child Support Bill

It took a special session, but Idaho lawmakers have overruled extremists.

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Want A College Education? Sorry, Only Wealthy Out-Of-Staters Need Apply

This is so wrong! State legislatures are shutting their constituents out of an education at public universities.

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‘Shark Tank’ Helps 10-Year-Old Lemonade Entrepreneur Save Bees And Make A Killing (VIDEO)

A little girl with a big vision shows what entrepreneurship should be all about.

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Illinois House Slaps Down Right-To-Work Law, Gives Strong Rebuke To Union-Busting Governor

Here’s how a billionaire governor relates to the people: take away what little protections they already have.

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Free Speech Or Hate Crime? Canadians Who Support Palestinian Rights Will Face Charges

Standing up for the rights of a people is a hate crime? How did the world turn so upside down?

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Arkansas Communities Say Yes To LGBT Rights In Defiance Of State’s Bigotry

Arkansas has some awesome communities that are providing true leadership for the state.

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Woman Fired For Disabling Smart Phone App That Let Boss Stalk Her 24/7

Give up her privacy for a fat salary? This woman just said “no.”

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Raúl Castro Meets With Pope, Vows To Become Catholic — What Will Marco Rubio Do Now? (VIDEO)

Religious freedom in Cuba? Now what will Rubio rail about?

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UT Austin Students Vote To Be ‘Emancipated’ From Jefferson Davis — His Statue And His Legacy (VIDEO)

At a time of increased racial tensions throughout the country — including on college campuses — this is hardly the time to cling to symbols that glorify a racist past.

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Arizona Domestic Abuse Victims Are Dying By Gunshot At Twice The National Rate

Does Arizona love guns more than women? The answer’s in the stats.

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Oklahoma ‘Good Ol’ Boys’ Threaten Honest Cops’ Jobs Over DUI Arrest

These cops may lose their jobs just for not making exceptions for the rich.

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San Francisco Dismisses 8 Criminal Cases Affected By Vile Police Texts, Many More To Come

San Francisco is dealing swiftly and responsibly with its police scandal, setting an example for the rest of the country to follow.

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The KXL Pipeline May Be Dead Thanks To Stunning Liberal Win In Alberta, Canada

Could voters in Canada really have taken care of our KXL pipeline problem?

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Judge Hands Dreamers A Victory Against The State Of Arizona

Arizona keeps trying to say, “Hell, no!” to educating Dreamers. A judge just responded, “You have no choice.”

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