Alabama asks court to back GOP-backed redistricting plan

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TweetYumShareThis Alabama asks court to back GOP-backed redistricting plan 26 Jul 2012 Alabama’s attorney general filed a lawsuit Thursday asking a federal court to approve a redistricting plan for his Legislature without requiring the plan to go through the U.S. Justice Department for approval to make sure it doesn’t discriminate against minority voters. The lawsuit […]

Judge Throws Out Wiretapping Lawsuits

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TweetYum Judge Throws Out Wiretapping Lawsuits (via redOrbit) More than three dozen lawsuits filed against some telecommunications companies were tossed out of court on Wednesday when a federal judge found the companies were allegedly taking part in the government’s e-mail and telephone eavesdropping program without court approval, The Associated Press reported…    

Congressman Introduces Resolution Reaffirming Use of Military Without Congressional Approval is an Impeachable Offense

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TweetYum The Intel Hub | North Carolina Representative Walter Jones has introduced a resolution into the House of Representatives that reaffirms the fact that the use of the military without Congressional approval is an impeachable offense.    

NSC wants rules on research that could lead to biological weapons

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TweetYumThe National Security Council is moving to exert greater federal control over scientific studies of highly lethal diseases and toxins in the face of mounting fears that the research could be used by terrorists and rogue states [aka the US], according to people with knowledge of the process. 18 Feb 2012 Under the NSC’s guidance, […]

Regulatory Approval Is Expected for New Nuclear Reactors in Georgia

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TweetYumShareThis Regulatory Approval Is Expected for New Nuclear Reactors in Georgia 09 Feb 2012 For the first time in over three decades, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expected to decide to [insanely] grant a license to build a reactor. The vote, set for Thursday, is on two new nuclear reactors at the Southern Company’s Alvin […]