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Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee Members, the Next meeting will be held on Thursday May 21st at 7 pm. You are encouraged to attend but If can not be there, please email Mike Oatney at: moatney@columbus.rr.com.
Event Details  ·  May 21, 2015

Aug 5 Filing deadline for Non partisan races
Filing Deadline for Non Partisan Races in the November Election
Event Details  ·  Aug 5, 2015

Dec 9 filing deadline for Partisan races 2016 primary election
Declarations of candidacy for partisan candidates must be filed by 4 p.m. (90 days before presidential primary election)
Event Details  ·  Dec 9, 2015

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Open thread for night owls: Militia movement finds new 'patriot' to defend
A mine owner in Oregon was having a dispute with the Bureau of Land Management over his paperwork. His solution? Summon the ready nationwide movement of heavily armed "patriots" that so deftly protected Cliven Bundy from having to follow the same laws as everybody else. What could go wrong?...
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Japan laps US with new high speed train
In the United States the definition of high-speed rail ranges from 90 mph to 150 mph. The average speed of the the fastest train currently running in the United States, the Acela Express, is 68 mph. While the Acela Express is capable of higher speeds, and while it does run at 150 mph on segments...
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Five ways the DEA is redundant
America survived for almost 200 years without the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Somehow, we muddled through all of those years without this expensive boondoggle of an agency. Richard Nixon was the force behind our current drug war, riding into office in 1969 on a wave of Southern racism and...
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Death toll in Nepal quake rises to more than 3,200
At least 3,218 are confirmed dead, two days after the quake ripped the nation.
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Republican presidential contenders woo evangelical voters
By Luciana Lopez DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty. Citing high-profile dust-ups over religious freedom bills...
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Freddie Gray protests show how much America has already changed
Eight months ago, the future of the civil rights movement that convulsed Ferguson, Mo., remained an open question. The protests in Baltimore this weekend are the latest proof that something has already changed. In the end, it seems, it has not mattered that the groups that came together in...
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The Marriage Mastermind
Evan Wolfson’s greatest hope for the Supreme Court’s upcoming marriage equality ruling is that it will put him out of a job. Wolfson has been fighting for nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage since the early 1980s, most recently as the president of Freedom to Marry, a wildly...
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  Apr 26, 2015_  right

Home of the Dinosaurs
Another batch of fossilized dinosaur eggs were found in China, 43 in total, in a region known for its prehistoric bounty. An abundance of red sandstone rock formations there helped preserve hundreds of eggs, 11 fossilized skeletons, and nearly 200 footprint fossils.
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  Apr 26, 2015_  right

Op-Ed Contributor: Report From a Besieged City
The militarization of Lahore isn't making residents feel much safer and further marginalizes the poor.
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Editorial: Idaho Lawmakers on the Global Stage
Scare tactics in the state Legislature block a treaty aimed at tracking deadbeat parents
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Op-Ed Contributors: Iran Won't Give Up on Its Revolution
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Live Blog: Latest on the Earthquake
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Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal’s Collapse Leaves Frustrated Customers Out in the Cold
Candice Kilpatrick said her section of Brooklyn had no alternative to Time Warner Cable for TV and broadband and its service was “so terrible” she cut it to Internet, which she needed for work.
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