Rev’s Early Reads: August 12

St. Louis-area police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in wake of shooting death of Michael Brown.

Billionaire Charles Koch writes op-ed claiming that welfare benefits create “addictive disincentives” to work.

Mother Jones obtains internal memo from Koch-backed group complaining about declining tea party engagement.”

GOP senate candidate claims fair pay would make businesses less likely to hire women.

New York luxury department store pays $525,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling.

A group of retired generals plans push on Capitol Hill to support First Lady’s healthy school lunch standards.

New analysis shows the GOP’s “Obamacare sticker shock” isn’t going to happen.