Tax Day Tea Party
The first major national Tea Party event to place on April 15, 2009. Over 750 Tax Day tea party events were held across the United States. Photo Credit: Justin Ruckman / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? (Trevin)

History shows they were also interested in “full employment, quality education and drug treatment, and criticism of police brutality.”

Somebody’s Job at NASA is to Respond to Internet Trolls (Klaus)

NASA’s Climate Change Facebook page has been responding to Internet trolls who are mischaracterizing (to put it mildly) the agency’s data and conclusions.

Brazilian Supreme Court Rejects Presidential Impeachment Halt (Trevin)

The impeachment of Rousseff would end 13 years of power for the leftist Workers’ Party, “which has lifted millions of Brazilians out of poverty and is overwhelmingly supported by the poor.”

Karl Rove Super PAC American Crossroads Sets Aim on Trump — In a Positive Way. (Dan)

Rove has said in so many words that if the GOP nominates Trump, the presidency will go to Democrats. However, his super PAC is conducting different behind-the-scenes business.

How Money is Spent at the Pentagon (Dan)

Ever wonder where $150 million there, and $2.7 billion there, is spent at the DOD? Look no further. And prepare to be outraged.