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Is “Liberal” a Dirty Word?

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GOP Healthcare Bonus

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THE V.P. PICK: WHAT WAS ROMNEY THINKING?

Why did the Romney campaign choose a bland 7-term congressman from Wisconsin as his running mate? Robert Reich examines conservative ideologue Paul Ryan, why Mitt Romney felt him to be his best choice, and why Ryan’s social Darwinist philosophy appeals to … Continue reading

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HOW SAD WE ONLY HAVE ONE BERNIE SANDERS

The American People Are Angry By Bernie Sanders/ OpEdNews.com/ June 28, 2012 The American people are angry.  They are angry that they are being forced to live through the worst recession in our lifetimes — with sky-high unemployment, with millions … Continue reading

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Time to Retake Politics From the One Percent in Both Political Parties

by Dean Baker/ CommonDreams.org/ Nov. 28, 2011 The country is still celebrating the inability of the supercommittee to cut Social Security and Medicare, but it is important to move on from this victory to retake control of the political debate … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: Democrats, Stop Caving In

Bernie Sanders Commentary, Nov. 18, 2011: Here is something we all can agree on: Federal deficits are a serious problem. Here is something no one seriously disputes: Today’s big deficits were caused mainly by big tax cuts for the wealthy, … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: Meanies and Weenies

“Washington is now divided between the ‘Meanies’ and the ‘Weenies.’ That’s the real two-party system today in Washington, the Meanies and the Weenies. The Meanies want to take Social Security and Medicare away from Grandma and Grandpa, and the Weenies … Continue reading

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I FEAR IT’S COMING: THE GREAT CAPITULATION OF 2011

In a recent speech, President Obama telegraphed his next move. He told a town hall gathering Friday, “Whether I like it or not, I’ve got to get the debt ceiling limit raised.”  (Obama Town Hall Video)  And that’s when the Republicans knew … Continue reading

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