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Show your solidarity with America’s long-term jobless workers.

The GOP class warfare efforts are winning. Income inequality continues to rise. Unemployment numbers continue to rise. American jobs are not being created. Corporate profits are at an all-time high. But it’s not enough for the GOP leadership. They have … Continue reading

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Fear not, my children.

“As you sow, so shall you reap.” This Biblical verse seems to be particularly pertinent in today’s world. Unfortunately, a lot of our soon to be congressional “leadership” seems to ignore that particular warning. Republican Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois … Continue reading

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Repeal your own damn health care.

Last week, Politico and Talking Points Memo carried a story that sounded so outrageous you had to wonder if it wasn’t a new urban legend. Unfortunately, amazingly, it was true. New GOP congressman from Maryland Andy Harris, M.D. was in … Continue reading

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Powerful comments to Pres. Obama

The letter of support for Pres. Obama continues to get additional signers and powerful, heartfelt comments: Tera Jones, 
”I still have faith in you and what you are doing for this country and the world. Please stay your course and … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake?

Sometimes it’s difficult to look at politics without being just a little bit cynical. Last night we posted the story about research confirming that as income inequality rises, poor American voters turn more conservative. Now, as relatively rational people, that … Continue reading

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Don’t compromise on progressive change.

In case you need another reason or two to lend your support and ask Pres. Obama to stand firm on progressive issues, Republican Sen. Jim DeMint has graciously indicated that he would be willing to “compromise” on the Bush tax … Continue reading

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