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Just look at the comments left by people giving money to the cop who shot Michael Brown: Over $100,000 has been raised for Darren Wilson. But man, why must liberals bring RACE into this?! It's about…oh. pic.twitter.com/UHagxSTuDL — Bastard Keith (@BastardKeith) August 21, 2014

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They really are at war with the residents: For the third time since the police slaying of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, St. Louis County police raided the Greater St. Mark Church property Wednesday. Church leaders have allowed community activists to use the gymnasium of an abandoned private school on church property as a first […]

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I read about this yesterday, but didn’t have time to look at it until today. This is a shocking video of St. Louis police killing 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, a mentally-ill man who stole a snack cake and two drinks from a convenience store: The video shows that police told Powell to remove his hand from […]

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It was nice while the illusion lasted: A new study from Princeton spells bad news for American democracy—namely, that it no longer exists. Asking “Who really rules?” researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page argue that over the past few decades America’s political system has slowly transformed from a democracy into an oligarchy, where wealthy […]

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Citizens are always far too slow to make the connection between their lack of participation in the political system and their likely oppression by said system. Politicians respond to constituents! I’m pretty sure we’re going to see a full-court press now to get Ferguson residents registered. Now if they just turn out and vote, they […]

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Imagine that: When people know the Kochs want someone elected, they don’t want them! I applaud the citizens of Michigan for being awake enough to understand: The Koch brothers’ front group Freedom Partners abruptly canceled $1.1 million in ads in Michigan aimed to help elect Republicans last week, according to Politico. Did the brothers Koch look at […]

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Now, what do you suppose happened to people over 50 that would make them want to kill themselves? Let me think about that for a minute: In the United States, the age-adjusted death rate from suicide grew by more than 11% between 2006 and 2011, even as the overall death rate from all causes fell […]

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Paul Krugman: More commonly, self-proclaimed libertarians deal with the problem of market failure both by pretending that it doesn’t happen and by imagining government as much worse than it really is. We’re living in an Ayn Rand novel, they insist. (No, we aren’t.) We have more than a hundred different welfare programs, they tell us, […]

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