ALG's Daily Grind - Eric Holder v. Texas

July 26, 2013

Eric Holder v. Texas

Attorney General Eric Holder: ""Based on the evidence of intentional racial discrimination that was presented last year in the redistricting case, Texas v. Holder — as well as the history of pervasive voting-related discrimination against racial minorities that the Supreme Court itself has recognized — we believe that the State of Texas should be required to go through a preclearance process whenever it changes its voting laws and practices."

Fore!!!  California taxes take hefty toll on Phil Mickelson

Mickelson made a dream come true by winning the British Open and the $1.4 million that goes with it, but perhaps no one was more excited than California Governor Jerry Brown.  With a state income tax of 13.3 percent for every dollar earned above two million, Mickelson's win amounted to a $186,000 windfall for the formerly Golden State.

Detroit is coming to a city near you

Motown's real bankruptcy is moral and intellectual – and it affects not only Detroit but almost all of America's greatest cities and most states. Just Google "pension tsunami" and you'll see why.

Fung: Justin Amash almost beat the NSA. Next time, he might do it.

"The leadership of both parties, as well as the White House, vocally opposed weakening the NSA's ability to conduct surveillance. But Amash still managed to mount a strong defense — which suggests that momentum is building for critics of the NSA."