The names of about 52,000 deceased voters have been removed from Florida’s voter registration rolls. More voter registrations, possibly as many as 180,000 non-citizens, may follow as the State of Florida moves to clean up its voter registration lists.

President Barack Obama sparked more controversy after awarding the U.S. government’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom, to divisive labor activist Dolores Huerta, a fellow “community organizer,” collectivist, radical feminist, as well as the honorary chair of Democratic Socialists of America. DSA, which openly calls for even more "massive redistribution of income" and increased central planning on its website, is the largest socialist organization in the nation and Socialist International’s main U.S. affiliate.

Outraged critics slammed Obama’s decision to award the prestigious medal to such a controversial figure, calling it an embarrassment and disgrace to the nation. Huerta, of course, has evoked passionate nationwide criticism for absurd statements like the oft-cited “Republicans hate Latinos,” which helped provoke a nationwide outcry against tax-funded so-called “Mexican-American studies” programs. She regularly attacks the U.S. for allegedly stealing land from Mexico, too.

Congressmen Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) and Adam Smith (D-Washington) have proposed an amendment to the NDAA that would remove a decades-old prohibition on the domestic distribution of pro-government propaganda.

Several media and civil liberties organizations have combined to file a request with the Department of Defense that key documents in the trial of Bradley Manning be made public.  To date, the Department of Defense has kept all documents relating to the Manning prosecution under lock and key and has refused to allow anyone to access those files.

A new Kansas law bans the use of foreign law in judicial proceedings when that law is inconsistent with federal and state constitutional principles.

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