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The right-wing media machine jumped at the chance to support Cliven Bundy's fight to graze his cattle on public land for free.
The right-wing media machine jumped at the chance to support Cliven Bundy's fight to graze his cattle on public land for free.
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thanks Chris
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According to America's moral scolds, sex is like used chocolate, backwash and duct tape.
According to America's moral scolds, sex is like used chocolate, backwash and duct tape.
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that insane
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The wealth of the Koch Brothers has surged past $100 billion dollars, a boost of $1.3 billion to their collective fortune based on a new industrial production forecast. To put that in perspective, that's enough money to buy 1,000 Boeing 757s or every NFL and MLB team. Together Charles and David Koch are majority shareholders in Koch Industries, a privately held corporation. 

The brothers have been criticized for using their vast wealth to change laws in order to fit their political views and to tilt the playing field in their favor. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich says that their efforts "are undermining our democracy" and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says that their political activities are "un-American."

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The multibillionaires are currently using their vast wealth to influence the 2014 mid-term elections.
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how will it take before we Exile all of them
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The little known origins of the 4-20 holiday
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Rejecting dozens of heroic characters, from Captain America to Underdog, Republicans last week chose instead a villain for their figurehead.
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While millions of working- and middle-class Americans pay taxes each year, the richest family in the world—the Waltons—received nearly $8 billion in tax breaks last year, according to a new report by Americans for Tax Fairness, a campaign fighting for progressive tax reform.

That’s why Walmart worker Richard Reynoso and his fellow co-workers decided to bring the $7.8 billion tax bill to Walmart Chairman Rob Walton’s doorstep on Tuesday. Reynoso traveled from his home in Southern California to Phoenix, Arizona to bring this unfairness to light.
Walmart workers deliver a message about spreading the wealth to Chairman Rob Walton’s house.
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Because you live in an oligarchy ?
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Conservatives are demanding special rights to disobey universally applicable federal laws.
Conservatives are demanding special rights to disobey universally applicable federal laws.
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+Scott Wilson to be fair, the right wingers were as unpatriotic as they are now when Clinton was in office, but they are about 10 times worse now because of the rather large and influential racist subset of the conservative electorate.
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Republicans promote policies that entrench poverty, and obesity and poverty often go together.

Obesity is a problem all over the country, but the problem is worse in some states than in others. A recent Gallup study presented state-by-state obesity stats and while the research didn't get into politics, one need only scratch the surface to notice that many of the more obese states lean Republican. Of the 10 states Gallup cited as the most obese, eight went for Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election: Mississippi, West Virginia, Louisiana, Arkansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Oklahoma (the exceptions in that top 10 are Ohio and Delaware, both of which Obama won). And except for Montana—which came in at #1 for thinness—all of the 10 states Gallup cited as the least obese are states Obama carried (including Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Mexico, California, Hawaii, Minnesota, Nevada, Colorado and New York).
Republican policies promote poverty, and obesity and poverty often go together.
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So shocking (not). 
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Welcome to the lamest reinvention in modern history. Why these "young guns" are just as scary as the old male ones.
Welcome to the lamest reinvention in modern history. Why these "young guns" are just as scary as the old male ones.
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Republican Mary Fallin apparently thinks homogeneous poverty is the best way forward.
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I have a great idea: lets pass a law, banning the passing of laws that bans the passage of laws.
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