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Little Rhody Democrats unveil brand spankin’ new ‘Taylor Swift Tax’

8592103562_b5d1e96d83_bIt’s usually never a good thing to have your name added to a law, either officially or unofficially. Yet that’s exactly what’s happened to Country-Pop music ├╝ber-megastar Taylor Swift. As reported by The Washington Examiner on March 20, 2015, the Pennsylvania-born songstress has found her name unofficially attached to the latest tax scheme recently unveiled by Rhode Island’s Democrat governor.

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Rhode Island police receive beheading threat aimed at elementary schoolchildren

Group Of Elementary Age Schoolchildren Running Outside

“I want to assure Cranston parents that we are working closely with the Cranston Police Department on this matter. Cranston Police Chief Winquist has dispatched a uniformed police officer to each school. In addition, a uniformed Cranston police officer will be in attendance at all after school programming and activities.” – Supt. Judith Lundsten

While the beheading of Oklahoman Colleen Hufford just two weeks past, police in Rhode Island are taking a threat to behead children more than slightly serious. The CBS affiliate network in Connecticut has reported on Oct. 9, 2014 that local law enforcement has received a threatening letter plainly stating that “beheading is planned” against children in three specific Rhode Island communities.

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