Austin Richards

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And Now Cometh the Freakout

GOP leaders’ attempts to squelch Obamacare shutdown mania spurs revolt.<p>Because, of course.

NSA revelations of privacy breaches 'the tip of the iceberg' – Senate duo

Two US senators on the intelligence committee said on Friday that thousands of annual violations by the National Security Agency on its own restrictions were "the tip of the iceberg."<p>"The executive branch has now confirmed that the rules, regulations and court-imposed standards for protecting the …

Wendy Davis: 'Very, very seriously' looking at Texas governor bid

SAN FRANCISCO -- Wendy Davis, who rocketed to overnight political celebrity by temporarily blocking passage of antiabortion legislation in Texas, said Friday she was "very, very seriously considering" an uphill run next year for governor.<p>Speaking to an audience of about 300 female activists and …

Government

Celebrity apologies are meaningless

Russell Simmons is just the latest to follow the misstep-outcry-apology cycle. We need to demand more<p>The fate of black women in popular culture is rarely nuanced. Black women are the help or the put-upon wife or the strong black single mother or the sassy friend/co-worker/stranger or the overly …

A Libertarian Voice Blazes Onto Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>Anyone who’s a cable news talk show watcher knows Glenn Beck. The former Fox News host’s passionate commentaries on …