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Category Archive for 'Class War'

So these bankers (and the media, apparently) really don’t understand how much ordinary people hate them and think they should be in jail. Nor do they get that being a candidate the banks hate is a badge of honor these days. Well then! Let them take their $15,000 (which Elizabeth Warren can raise in about […]

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Time for them all to come clean about their education “reform” agenda: The National Education Association, the largest U.S. labor union, is pushing to make public schools a front-burner domestic issue throughout the 2016 presidential race, union leaders said Wednesday. “We have 3 million members who want desperately to know what the candidates have to […]

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What is it about these rich white-bread overaged frat boys like Tucker Carlson and his kin? Remember, women shouldn’t be tolerated at all unless they’re fuckable! WASHINGTON — Daily Caller founder Tucker Carlson’s brother Buckley Carlson referred to New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s spokesperson as a “self-righteous bitch” in an email to his […]

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I doubt this will do anything, but it would be nice if it did. Really bad people should be shunned: Dozens of climate scientists and environmental groups are calling for museums of science and natural history to “cut all ties” with fossil fuel companies and philanthropists like the Koch brothers. A letter released on Tuesday […]

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I honestly think this is why so many prosecutors drink heavily. After all, it goes against human nature to frame innocent people: On Dec. 5, 1984, a black man from Louisiana named Glenn Ford was convicted of murder by an all-white jury in the shooting death of a jeweler, and sentenced to death. About a […]

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When I think of Paul Ryan, I think of this. Freedom to become a pauper, freedom to hurry up and die! Digby says: So Paul Ryan is out there instructing states not to set up state exchanges if the Supremes knock down the federal exchange subsidies. He said he’s been assured that Justice Alito will […]

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Funny, how the media never talks about the progressive budget. You’d almost think they weren’t allowed to talk about it! Too often neglected in this Beltway brawl is the budget alternative offered by the Congressional Progressive Caucus. The fifth annual CPC alternative — “The People’s Budget: A Raise for America” — is about as close […]

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Oh, here we go with the block grants again! Not that that some Democrats don’t try to chip away at Social Security and Medicare, but in general, voting for Democrats is still a reasonably good strategy for protecting the safety net: WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this […]

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First of all, George Mason is a wingnut school whose economic programs are funded by the usual suspects. The other point (one which Michael Hiltzik hints at but doesn’t address directly) is that the Social Security disability system is not meant to deny eligible claims simply to fit the budgetary wishes of Congress. Either you’re […]

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