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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Cheat Sheet - These Anti-Vaxxers Are Funding ‘Ready for Hillary’

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February 04, 2015

Albert and Claire Dwoskin are liberal Democratic heavyweights and important donors to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in waiting, but now their vaccination skepticism is bringing them unwanted notice. Jackie Kucinich reports on the the anti-vaxx projects the Dwoskins are also funding.


In an op-ed on Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced he is proposing to regulate the Internet as a public utility. Wheeler wants to use Title II of the Communications Act to make it illegal for the speeding up or slowing down of Web traffic, as well as the blocking of traffic. "My proposal assures the rights of Internet users to go where they want, when they want," Wheeler wrote, "and the rights of innovators to introduce new products without asking anyone's permission." The new rules will be brought up for a vote on February 26.

Legalize It

With casualties mounting, thousands of volunteers fighting Russian-backed rebels, and troops upset about shoddy treatment and equipment, some say Kiev should declare a state of war. Anna Nemstova reports from the ground.

Terrifying Prospect

With American pilots conducting airstrikes over ISIS territory, one mishap could land one in an orange jumpsuit getting beheaded. Michael Daly writes on their heroism a day after a Jordanian pilot was shown being burned alive by the barbarians.


The office of the Arizona Attorney General is asking for a dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the teacher who was viciously assaulted and raped when left alone and unguarded in a prison classroom with a convicted sex offender. The argument by the AG is basically that it's the teacher's fault as she should have been aware of the risk. "Plaintiff is an ADOC (Arizona Department of Corrections) employee who routinely worked at the prison complex," Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Weisbard wrote in his motion to dismiss. "By being placed in a classroom at the complex, the officers were not placing Plaintiff in any type of situation that she would not normally face. The risk of harm, including assault, always existed at a prison like Eyman."

6 Killed in New York Train Crash
Hit SUV and burst into flames.
Seattle Debuts First Pot Vending Machine
First in Washington state.
Florida Asks: Is Gay Sex Intercourse?
For law requiring HIV disclosure.
China Bans Online Impersonation
Companies will have to enforce it.
Israeli Soldiers Charged for Looting
During Gaza operation.

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