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Republicans are the real moochers and takers. Check that. It’s duped citizens who think they’re Republicans.

One of the most hilarious talking points coming from far-right Republicans and the Tea Party is that when “red states” like Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are asked to bail out California or Massachusetts, that’s when they will finally become “fed … Continue reading

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Why Democrats Can’t Win the House

Thanks to demographics, the Republicans have a virtual stranglehold on the House of Representatives. Source: http://www.nytimes.com "If Democratic losses in that part of the country <the South> are irreversible, Democrats might be forced to wait for demographic and generational change … Continue reading

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Why is American internet so slow?

The country that literally invented the internet is now behind Estonia in terms of download speeds Source: theweek.com "The idea of a regulated market being more conducive to competition may be alien to free market ideologues, but telecoms and internet is a … Continue reading

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Battle For The Net

If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved … Continue reading

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Net Neutrality (HBO) – YouTube

Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they’re doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren’t covering it… Source: http://www.youtube.com STOP!!!!!! Stop right now!!! Don’t do another thing until you watch this … Continue reading

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Civility is for suckers: Campus hypocrisy and the “polite behavior” lie

When campus administrators hide behind the fig-leaf of “community,” they’re usually protecting a powerful agenda Source: http://www.salon.com "Now, who gets to determine what “civil” behavior and speech is, and what is not?  Even as administrators espouse the value of “community” … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon : Sam Harris

Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, and The Moral Landscape. Source: http://www.samharris.org I find myself agreeing with Sam Harris once again. We refuse to have an … Continue reading

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Main Street: Your recovery will come from the left, not the right. #GetMoneyOut #NeverForget915

The American public got played (again) for chumps back in 1999 when we weren’t in the streets protesting Slick Willy’s signature of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. It wasn’t the first time, and it undoubtedly won’t be the last unless we’re willing … Continue reading

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Roll Call Vote – Question: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res. 19 )

Roll Call Vote on…   Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res. 19; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.   … Continue reading

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CALL ALERT: Senate votes TODAY on overturning Citizens United. CALL YOUR SENATORS!

The U.S. Senate votes TODAY (Sept 8) on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. Click here to call your Senators and tell them to vote YES on the constitutional amendment! Source: act.boldprogressives.org I just called Senator Toomey’s office. The … Continue reading

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