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But of course, the fight continues tomorrow. Stay tuned: The way House Speaker John Boehner structured the process along with the Senate, all three bills had to pass or else the entire package would not advance. (If you’re a gambler, think of it like a three-item parlay bet.) Progressive Democrats who oppose fast track feared […]

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Call your congressperson

Alan Grayson says it’s very, very close in the House. Your calls make a difference. Please pick up the phone, call (202) 224-3121, ask for your Congressman, and register your disapproval. Say this: “Vote NO on Fast Track.” A House Democrat on Wednesday accused President Obama of losing touch with the real world, as his […]

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I was on a call with Sen. Bernie Sanders last night, and he said it was very important that you email or call your congressmembers and senators this week, no matter where you think they stand on TPP. He said if we can kill it this time, it will stay dead for a long time […]

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All around my hat

Steeleye Span: Bookmark It

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Though it is not being reported much in the main stream news, a judge in Georgia on Monday said the court would not come to the aid of The New Georgia Project in reconciling the disappearance of over 40,000 (some even estimate 56,000) voter registrations from the Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. SOS Kemp […]

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WHAT: The People Vote:  Stop the Comcast Mega-MergerWHEN: Wed. May 21st, from 9.30 – 10.30 AMWHERE: The Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street (southwest corner of Broad and Spruce)RSVP:  Click here to RSVP, and find us on Facebook and invite your friends!WHO: You! Organizers include CAP Comcast, Common Cause, Consumers Union, Free Press, the Media Action Grassroots Network, and Media Mobilizing […]

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Election day

Don’t forget to vote! In other news, PA’s Supreme Court expected to rule in favor of gay marriage today! Bookmark It

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From Rootstrikers: The FCC is now planning to kill Net Neutrality by proposing rules that will explicitly allow corporations to pick winners and losers on the Internet. We must fight back and stand up against this kind of corruption. According to the New York Times, the new rules would “allow companies like Disney, Google or Netflix to pay Internet service […]

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Kevin Hayden is one of the originals, and a helluva nice guy – maybe too nice. Always taking care of other people, and working to be a good son and father. (I’ve written about him before.) Now he’s in jail and had to make bail for driving uninsured. They’ve taken his truck. (The truck he […]

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The #WaveOfAction extends from the day Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated to Independence Day. The campaign will begin with candlelight vigils around the world at the time of MLK’s assassination, which was 7:05 pm EST on April 4. You should be there. At former Occupy sites around the world: The Worldwide #WaveOfAction […]

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