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Ted Kennedy Asks GOP: “When Does the Greed Stop!”

A furious Senator Ted Kennedy goes on the floor of the Senate in January 2007 to berate Republicans for filibustering a vote on raising the minimum wage (unchanged for ten years) from $5.15 to $7.25 per hour.

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The Difference Between NEWS and Not-News

NEWS:  HEADLINES YOU’LL SEE IN THE CORPORATE MEDIA Not-News– Headlines You Probably Won’t by Arlen Grossman NEWS: REPUBLICANS ATTACK OBAMA HEALTH CARE PLAN AS SOCIALISM Not-News: 50,000 Americans Without Health Insurance, 18,000 Americans Die From Lack of It NEWS: U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS … Continue reading

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All the Bad News Fit to Print

by David Michael Green regressiveantidote.net Sometimes, when certain species (you know who you are) are too utterly daft to recognize the obvious, the Universe sees fit to scream it out in the form of big, bold block letters. Such was … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: “Yes, Massa.”

“I don’t care whatever, if they say Boehner’s racist. I don’t care whatever they say, you do not let this happen. This is intended to not only disrupt the Reagan library debate but to make Obama look bigger than Republicans … Continue reading

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No We Can’t

President Obama and the American people lost badly today. The GOP, the Tea Party, and the ultra-rich scored a clear and decisive knock-out, one that bodes ominously for the future of this weakened nation. The best opinions I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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