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The law will stymie the efforts of activists in Oklahoma City to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
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+Andrew Tucker Yes, given the way the voters fall for the class warfare rhetoric, they definitely lack economic literacy.  There are Democratic politicians who are quite economically literate, Chuck Schumer probably tops the list, which makes his usage of class warfare rhetoric all the more cynical.  He obviously views most Democratic voters as little more than idiots, and doesn't give a damn about anything other than retaining power for himself.   As to the friends you claim economic literacy for, they obviously don't think very deeply about the issues, or just care about something else other than what is best for the stability and growth of the economy.  If you really want to assess their economic literacy and thought processes, test them with the double taxation of dividends issue and with the fractional reserve money creation issue.
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Hatchet job
Episode One of Showtime's "Years Of Living Dangerously" has made an impact before it even aired. Sadly, the New York Times has run an error-riddled op-ed on the series -- based on the trailer.
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+Allan S There is so little substance to your comment, that you are the one that looks like he is blowing smoke.  Why don't you try discussing some facts and maybe learn something?
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What's in the Ryan Budget? Find out here:
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+Martin Lewitt
Well, I know that they are working on a self sufficient system, much like the disastrous Thorium fueled car.  If they are successful, it will be self charging for at least 7 years.  THAT would be quite an accomplishment.  It would pay for itself if people could learn to plan for battery replacements in that amount of time.
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"Yes, and I think there are better ways of dealing with those very serious and legitimate issues without doing it this way, because I think this is the wrong approach," Ryan said.
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+Steve Smith Correct, they should have been mutually exclusive, but that did not deter those who wrote the law, nor those who voted for, but didn't read the law.
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After more than ten years and thousands of lives lost, finally a month without combat deaths.
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unless it's eric burdon and war, then it's cool.
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“We are unequivocally for women’s rights" 
The magazine known for sex tips is digging into issues of abortion policy.
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If women don't speak up now, they can forever hold their peace. The next batch of Republicans who can potentially control both Houses of Congress and the Presidency (all other things being equal), would literally turn back the hands of time for the American women. The only right they'd have left would be the right to walk in public without covering their faces. That, and maybe (just maybe) a couple of other benevolences from the government.
Goodluck, ladies.
If I had a vagina, I would camp out at the polling booth on Election Day!
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Biting the hand that feeds you
Koch Industries received $1.4 million in subsidies from a $5 billion program established by the Affordable Care Act.
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They mightbhave gotten $1.5 million. I doubt it. Still the aca will cost them much more than that
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Better luck next time, Jenny McCarthy and friends.
The restaurant pulled its support from a group that buys into the myth that vaccines cause autism.
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The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. - Leonardo da Vinci
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A third of women serving in the military are non-white
The regulations, released Monday, prohibit twists, multiple braids, headbands, and other hairstyles that are mainly used by black women.
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Yeah, well, know what you're talking about next time, and join the marines.
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"Why do you think Republicans can put together a better plan to get the trust back in government?" she asked Sen. Lindsey Graham.
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We have a choice to make as a country: either we need to kick people out of emergency rooms if they can't prove ability to pay upon entry, or we need universal coverage. Anything else is wasteful.
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