Archive | July 12th, 2013

Judge extends hold on Mississippi open-carry gun law

July 12, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi —  A Hinds County circuit judge has extended his hold on Mississippi’s open-carry gun law, declaring it unconstitutionally vague. Judge Winston Kidd on Friday put a permanent injunction on that law Friday. But, Attorney General Jim Hood is expected to appeal that decision to the state Supreme Court. On June 28, Kidd put […]

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(BUSINESS VIDEO) Al Vernacchio: Sex needs a new metaphor. Here’s one …

July 12, 2013

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For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio in this Ted Talk, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball — scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser. Instead, he suggests a new metaphor, one that’s more […]

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CRAWFORD: Is your favorite tax break safe?

July 12, 2013

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By Bill Crawford Have you asked your Senators to save your favorite tax break? Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Montana) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) have given senators until July 26th to tell them what tax breaks need to be saved as they begin writing tax reform legislation. In a letter to colleagues […]

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