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That “range war” story? Turns out it’s really about the Kochs wanting federal land. Teabaggers are chumped again! Go read. Bookmark It

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And after they accomplish this, they can work on forcing women to dress like the Mormon fundamentalists in “Big Love”! Talk about a winning issue! But let’s not miss the main point here: Extremists have been very effective is passing legislation that was unthinkable 30 years ago: For years, social conservatives have been fighting to […]

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They really don’t get the connection between politics and actual policies, do they? Signaling that the Republican Party is getting serious about wooing women, the Washington Post reported Monday that the Republican National Committee is planning to recruit an army of volunteers who will court young female voters in Democratic-leaning suburban areas. The co-chair of the RNC, […]

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Boy, the things they come up with in Florida to keep poor people from voting. If only there was some giant tourist destination/economic engine in that state that people could boycott… Think Progress reports: Dubin said the policy change was in “direct response” to an inquiry to the Elections Department about whether they had assessed accessibility […]

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This is really a hateful requirement. I hope they get it overturned: AUSTIN – April 10 – The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a petition asking the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reconsider the […]

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Men and women in orange jumpsuits shuffled into the courtroom in Augusta, Georgia, their wrists and ankles bound by heavy shackles, one day in October 2012. Many had arrived there not because they had committed a new crime, but because they could not keep up with payments to the private probation company contracted to collect […]

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Charlie Pierce: There’s a lot of very weird stuff going on in the newly insane state of North Carolina. The state has a problem with coal ash, and with its groundwater, and with the reluctance of Duke Energy to clean up, among other things, the 39,000 fking pounds of the gunk that it spilled into the […]

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Isn’t this a hoot? Like they’re ever going to propose something people want – like single payer: House Republicans are delaying the rollout of their alternative proposal to Obamacare, according to lawmakers and aides involved in the process. The issue is one of “policy, trying to get it all together,” House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy […]

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The fact that James O’Keefe was ever considered a credible news source deeply disturbs me: A Texas judge dismissed a complaint based on claims from a video produced by conservative fabulist James O’Keefe after special prosecutors ripped the video as “little more than a canard and political disinformation.” In February, O’Keefe and his Project Veritas […]

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Poor Tom. It’s all about him, and nobody else: HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Advocates for the poor and uninsured gathered Tuesday in the Pennsylvania Capitol to throw Gov. Tom Corbett’s words back at him after he warned that he was at his “breaking point” over the federal government’s apparent resistance to conditions he wants before […]

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