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Greg Ballard, the Republican mayor of Indianapolis, Indiana’s largest city, has come out against a controversial religious freedom act signed into law last week by the state’s Republican governor, the Indianapolis Star reports. In a press conference Monday, Ballard announced that he had issued an executive order that “no vendor, contractor, grant recipient or anyone […]

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Of course not! Somehow, it’s never government money when it goes into their pockets: Liberty University, the evangelical private Christian school founded by dead apartheid-supporting bigot Jerry Falwell, received $445 million in federal financial aid last year. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, by the way, received $420 million from the federal government. That massive sum […]

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This reminds me of when George W. Bush admitted there was such a thing as global warming, but quickly reassured his donors he had no intention of doing anything about it: Appearing at a candidate forum in late January, three likely Republican presidential contenders — Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul — all […]

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When Cathy McMorris-Rodgers posted a call on Facebook for ACA horror stories, I’m sure she expected to see people rise up, shaking their fists over tax snafus and other imagined problems. What she received was something else entirely. There are many replies, with most telling her to quit attacking it and get about the job […]

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Former Arizona county sheriff Richard Mack, an anti-Obamacare crusader, and a leader in the “constitutional sheriff” movement, opted to plea for financial assistance on GoFundMe.com to pay his medical bills and since the goal of $30,000 has been met, the GoFundMe page is now asking for $60,000. “Let’s go again!!,” the free loader writes. And […]

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Wow, Ted. Why so quiet? You normally have so much to say, yet when confronted by some young immigrants, you turn tail and run. Aren’t you proud of your positions? Cruz has opposed laws offering in-state college tuition to the children of undocumented immigrants and has also railed against President Barack Obama’s executive actions that […]

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Isn’t it ironic?

After pledging to ‘repeal every word of Obamacare,’ Cruz admits he’s signing up for Obamacare http://t.co/MYD1wTwVSW pic.twitter.com/tQ4cJLvR46 — ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress) March 24, 2015 Bookmark It

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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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Whenever I meet someone who informs me proudly, “I get all my news from NPR,” my heart sinks. Because I know if we get into a discussion, I’m going to have a lot of re-educating to do, and it’s exhausting. People simply do not understand that the once-proudly independent public radio system is a thing […]

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