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Family of Daniel McConnell Win $2.25 Million Settlement in Taser-Torture Case
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Daniel McConnellI suspect that taser-related deaths should begin to fall if we keep having these large lawsuit settlements that go against law officials. The latest to pay the price for taser-happy police officers is Suffolk County (New York). County officials agreed to pay a $2.25 million settlement to the family of Daniel McDonnell. [SOURCE]Mr. McConnell, 40, suffered with bipolar disorder and
 
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Obama's Weekly Address: 'What You Need to Know About Ebola'
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In this week’s address, the President discussed what the United States is doing to respond to Ebola, both here at home and abroad, and the key facts Americans need to know.
 
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Blackonomics: 'The Cost of NOT Doing Business'
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by Jim Clingmancross-posted from BlackonomicsOver the past few decades Black people have been led to believe that we have “power” because we earn and spend so much money in the marketplace, now having eclipsed the $1 trillion mark. As the most studied consumer segment in the world, Black Americans are touted by dozens of studies as the most brand loyal and the biggest spenders, especially on s
 
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Racial Resentment Drives Tea Party Membership - Pacific Standard
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Racial Resentment Drives Tea Party MembershipPacific StandardProtesters rally against government tax and spending policies at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: Rena Schild/Shutterstock). Racial Resentment Drives Tea Party Membership. By Tom Jacobs • October 29, 2014 • 4:00 AM. Protesters rally against government tax and ...
 
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Tea Party favorite campaigns for Tillis - Greensboro News & Record
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Tea Party favorite campaigns for TillisGreensboro News & RecordGREENSBORO — U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah was in Greensboro on Wednesday stumping for Senate candidate Thom Tillis — somebody he didn't support in the Republican primary in May. Lee, a first-term Republican senator and a Tea Party favorite, was ...and more »
 
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Michele Bachmann, queen of the tea party, searches for what's next - Washington Post
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Michele Bachmann, queen of the tea party, searches for what's nextWashington PostIN ST. CLOUD, MINN. Last month, on a cool Minnesota afternoon, Rep. Michele Bachmann donned an oversize white lab coat and made the rounds in St. Cloud's newest kidney center. Soon to be out of a job in Congress, the pint-size ball of tea party energy ...and more »
 
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Why the Tea Party Doesn't Like Being Compared to Gamergate - Slate Magazine (blog)
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Slate Magazine (blog)Why the Tea Party Doesn't Like Being Compared to GamergateSlate Magazine (blog)Gamergate is complicated. Its proponents argue it's an organic grass-roots push for ethics in gaming journalism. Its opponents—many of whom write for Slate—say that's nonsense: This “movement” is little more than a misogynist cabal seeking to ...
 
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MS Tea Party blasts Supreme Court on McDaniel ruling - Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Jackson Clarion LedgerMS Tea Party blasts Supreme Court on McDaniel rulingJackson Clarion LedgerLaura Van Overschelde, chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party, reacts to the status conference Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Laurel, Miss., by Special Judge Hollis McGehee, regarding a lawsuit filed by state Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville. McDaniel is ...and more »
 
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Joni Ernst Is the Tea Party's Endgame - Mother Jones
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Mother JonesJoni Ernst Is the Tea Party's EndgameMother JonesThe Republican Senate candidate in Iowa has been hailed as the return of the tea party. She's really a sign of its triumph. —By Patrick Caldwell. | Thu Oct. 30, 2014 6:00 AM EDT. Tweet · Email. Joni Ernst Tea Party. Louis Brems/ZUMA. Early last ...and more »
 
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Biden: We Need To 'Stop The March Of The Tea Party Now' - CBS Local
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CBS LocalBiden: We Need To 'Stop The March Of The Tea Party Now'CBS LocalVice President Joe Biden speaks as he makes a campaign appearance with former Florida Governor and now Democratic Governor candidate Charlie Crist at Temple Beth Shalom, Century Village Boca Raton on Oct. 13,2014 in Boca Raton, Fla. (credit: Joe ...Biden: Voters can 'stop the march' of tea partyThe StateB
 
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