McKenzie Lindgren

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Texas Confiscates Tampons to Keep Texas Red

This week, the fight between Texan politicians and Texan women over women's rights took a rather absurd turn as the state troopers at the Texas capitol confiscated newly established contraband: tampons and maxi-pads. State officials justified the ban on feminine products in the building as a safety …

The 1 percent played Tea Party for suckers

When the super-rich feel threatened, they foment grass-roots uprising on their behalf. Here’s why it always works<p>On Election Day, November 2, 2010, more than eight million Americans voted for congressional candidates who claimed to represent the Tea Party and its grassroots insurgency against the …

Roman Catholic clergy are urged to start preaching in support of immigration reform at Sunday Mass.

Catholic Church getting more aggressive on immigration reform<p>Starting at Sunday Mass, clergy nationwide are urged to address immigration and to encourage congregants to contact their members of Congress.<p>September 07, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Roman Catholics from Los Angeles and Orange counties march …

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Syria Strike, Want Obama to Back Down

Pres­id­ent Obama con­tin­ues to face broad pub­lic op­pos­i­tion to mil­it­ary in­ter­ven­tion in Syr­ia and an over­whelm­ing con­sensus that he …

White House targets gun loopholes, overseas purchases

WASHINGTON— The Obama administration announced Thursday that it would close loopholes in the rules on acquiring machine guns and other dangerous weapons and banU.S. military-style firearms sent overseas from returning to this country.<p>The announcement of the new executive actions came as Vice …

Gay marriages to be treated equally by IRS

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex couples who are legally married will be treated as married for federal tax purposes regardless of where they live, the<p>Treasury Departmentand theInternal Revenue Serviceannounced Thursday.<p>The ruling follows the Supreme Court’s decision in June overturning a key provision of the<p>…