Book Review: The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities | Simple Justice

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Book Review: The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities

For the most part, I decline offers of free books for review these days, having little extra time for leisurely reading and, frankly, because most of the books are pretty awful. But when I saw that…

http://blog.simplejustice.us/2017/01/31/book-review-the-campus-rape-frenzy-the-attack-on-due-process-at-americas-universities/

The European Trade Wars Begin: Trump Trade Advisor Accuses Germany Of Using “Grossly Undervalued” Euro | Zero Hedge

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The European Trade Wars Begin: Trump Trade Advisor Accuses Germany Of Using "Grossly Undervalued" Euro | Zero Hedge

The Trump administration just fired the first shot in the US-European currency, and thus trade, wars when Trump’s top trade advisor Peter Navarro accused Germany of using a “grossly undervalued” euro to "exploit the US and its EU partners", the FT reported noting the comments are "likely to trigger alarm in Europe’s largest economy."

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-01-31/euro-surges-after-trump-trade-advisor-accuses-germany-using-grossly-undervalued-curr

Texas Attempts End Run Around Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling – Hit & Run : Reason.com

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gay marriageSyda Productions / Dreamstime.comWe’re seeing either an attempt to resurrect gay marriage discrimination policies in Texas or its death throes. Hopefully it’s the latter, but it could also be a useful case to bring about a discussion of the extent and fiscal consequences of expansive government employee benefits! (Spoiler: That’s not going to happen.)

A couple of taxpayers, supported by the Texas Republican establishment, are suing to stop the City of Houston from extending spousal benefits to partners in same-sex marriages. This would seem to go against the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the 2015 ruling that mandated that the federal government and the states recognize same-sex marriages as they do heterosexual marriages……

New Attorney General Loves Him Some Encryption Backdoors, Which Should Pair Up Nicely With FBI Director’s Plans For The Future

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New Attorney General Loves Him Some Encryption Backdoors, Which Should Pair Up Nicely With FBI Director’s Plans For The Future

It looks as though this administration may be the Decrypto Party. Trump’s pick for Attorney General has already made it clear he thinks asset forfeiture is a damn good thing for the American public, even if it often deprives the public of their…

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170126/09525936573/new-attorney-general-loves-him-some-encryption-backdoors-which-should-pair-up-nicely-with-fbi-directors-plans-future.shtml