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Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos rules on the big lie behind Voter ID laws, finding the Texas version violated both the Equal Protection clause and the Voting Rights Act. She called the law an "unconstitutional poll tax."
Fred Kaplan writes in Slate that although everyone hates ISIS the United States should not bomb ISIS in Syria, not unless there’s a coalition army to support there. The only winner would be Bashar Al Assad.