“New York Developer Pleaded Guilty in Voter-Fraud Conspiracy”

by - May 26, 2017

Prosecutors said Mr. Nakdimen and his associates falsely registered voters to overcome local opposition to their 396-unit townhouse project in the tiny Catskills village of Bloomingburg. The developers anticipated making hundreds of millions of dollars from the development, according to prosecutors.
Source: “New York Developer Pleaded Guilty in Voter-Fraud Conspiracy”

Republicans want to leave you more voicemail — without ever ringing your cellphone

by - May 26, 2017

For years, consumers have warred with telemarketers for ringing their landline phones at all hours of the day. Pretty soon, though, they might find their mobile voicemail under the same sort of assault — that is, if the Republican Party and others have their way.
Source: Republicans want to leave you more voicemail — without ever ringing your cellphone

Oh great, a super PAC is trying to convince Mark Zuckerberg to run for president

by - May 26, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg insists he's not running for president. But just like your finely tuned privacy settings, things in Facebook Land are never quite what they seem.  Specifically, the group wants the Zuck to run for president in 2020. Like, really badly.
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Is Anthony Kennedy Ready to Put an End to Partisan Gerrymandering?

by - May 24, 2017

Say what you will about Justice Samuel Alito, but the man always thinks ahead. On Monday, Alito dissented in Cooper v. Harris, the landmark 5–3 ruling that united Justice Clarence Thomas and the Supreme Court’s liberals to strike down North Carolina’s racial gerrymander.
Source: Is Anthony Kennedy Ready to Put an End to Partisan Gerrymandering?