Yesterday was a big day in the War on Voting, as a New Hampshire bill making it hard for students to vote was killed (read about it here: http://bit.ly/gcCoXM).
In today’s news, Wisconsin managed to pass the hotly debated bill without Democrats making an appearance, the Dalai Lama will transition his political power away, Republicans and Democrats can’t see eye to eye on net neutrality, and Teen Nick brings back many 90s favorites.
Republican Wisconsin Senators Bypass Democrats in Vote on Collective Bargaining, http://wapo.st/ehAgmI
Republicans were able to pass the bill that takes away union workers’ collective bargaining rights without the return of the Democrats who fled. The bill will now move to the state assembly which previously passed a version of the bill.
Dalai Lama Will Give Up Political Role in Tibetan Government-in Exile, http://huff.to/eKXdca
The Dalai Lama will transition his power to an elected official by proposing amendments to the constitution of the government-in-exile.
No Neutrality in Internet Access Hearing, http://bit.ly/fn5mDC
Republicans and Democrats are battling as to whether net neutrality rules are necessary. Republicans do not support the FCC regulating the internet, saying that the rules would fix a problem that does not exist.
Starbucks Offering Rewards for Foursquare Checkins Today, http://on.mash.to/fNVmux
As part of Starbucks’ promotion for its 40th anniversary the company has teamed up with foursquare to give away 500 $40 gift cards to those who check in at Starbucks.
Jason Linkins on the NPR scandals, http://huff.to/f7fME7
Jonathan Atler on how Muslim talks are helping terrorists, http://bit.ly/gR2Vij
Gail Collins on guns at college campuses, http://nyti.ms/guQ5sP
David Paul Kuhn wonders if gas prices will keep Obama out of office is 2012, http://bit.ly/hbkU2K
#Winning in the kitchen: http://bit.ly/gO1tgu
Trump gets roasted: http://bit.ly/eOAX7A
New animatronic costumes at Disney World: http://huff.to/dZcdaJ
Teen Nick dusting off the 90s programming: http://bit.ly/e5obKa
John Stamos looking to settle down on a TV show: http://bit.ly/iknBuC