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Category Archive for 'Power to the People'

Bernie Sanders revealed his economic plan on the floor of the Senate yesterday: Sen. Sanders said, “Are we prepared to take on the enormous economic and political power of the billionaire class or do we continue to slide into economic and political oligarchy?…Today, millions of Americans are working longer hours for lower wages. In inflation-adjusted […]

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A new era

This is a natural — because a lot of the adults I know love Girl Scout cookies, but just don’t know any Girl Scouts. And if you’re ordering your food online, you’re not going to see those cute little girls in uniform who are selling them at the local supermarket: Girl Scouts are adding digital […]

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Ferguson everywhere

It’s encouraging to see so many people protesting, but depressing that after all these years, they still have to protest: In Atlanta and Boston and New York and Los Angeles, they marched by the hundreds or the thousands — blocking bridges, tunnels and major highways as they shouted their anger over a Missouri grand jury’s […]

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NEW UPDATE: They’ve created an entirely new position for Warren. Read more here. UPDATE: Politico says they’re going to pick Blue Dog Jon Tester instead. He’s good on war stuff, conservative on others. Very good news, indeed: WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is under consideration for a leadership position in the Senate Democratic caucus, […]

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Link: BLITZER: Let me just ask you, I want to get your quick reaction to what we heard from speaker of the House, John Boehner. He was very blunt. He said if the president goes ahead and, through executive action, unilaterally, without going through Congress, tries to change the status of illegal immigrants here in […]

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Maybe we should all move to California! In a surprise victory, Tom Butt was elected Richmond Mayor tonight after a multimillion-dollar campaign by the Chevron Corporation failed to defeat Butt or elect a slate of candidates the giant oil company had supported. According to tallies as of Wednesday morning, Butt received 51.43 percent of votes, […]

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Another voter lets us know what he thinks of Mitch McConnell: Bookmark It

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I was telling Swamp Rabbit that the key to re-election of unpopular Republican incumbents such as Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is to keep down the turnout among registered Democrats. That’s why the Republican Party, with help from the U.S. Supreme Court, is trying to impose restrictive voter ID laws in as many states as possible. […]

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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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Good. This must be driving those Dallas cops crazy: They call themselves the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, named after the co-founder of the Black Panther Party For Self Defense. Like the defunct organization which called for reform of community policing, demanding that police come from the neighborhoods they serve, the Huey P. Newton Gun […]

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