Monthly Archives: July 2013

House Republicans Pass Farm Bill That Rewards Corporations While Starving The Poor

The only way House Republicans could get the Farm Bill passed was to not just cut food aid for the poor, but to starve them. The House passed their modified version of the Farm Bill by a vote of 216-208. … Continue reading

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Racism in America | Baseball Fans SUPER ANGRY Hispanic American Sang ‘God Bless America’ at All-Star Game

From Public Shaming: “Last night was the 2013 MLB All-Star game. Ah, America’s pastime! Who doesn’t love a good baseball game? And what better way to open up America’s game then with a heartfelt rendition of ‘God Bless America’? And…wait, … Continue reading

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Will GOP Gov Bob McDonnell Be Charged With a Crime

Things are getting ugly for Republican Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia.   Wednesday morning, even Chuck Todd was condemning the Republican governor, saying that McDonnell’s national hopes and political career have been turned upside down in a matter of months … Continue reading

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US House of Reps responds to Obama’s climate plan with offshore drilling plan

Not pleased with the modest climate and energy reforms Obama unveiled Tuesday, the House sought to drown out the president’s call to “invest, divest” with a reprise of its favorite “drill, baby, drill” chorus. In a 235-to-186 vote Friday, House … Continue reading

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The Religious Right’s Lunatic Response to the DOMA Ruling

It is really a twisted reality fundamentalist Christians inhabit. The Supreme Court’s DOMA decision, as can be imagined, has really sent them off the deep-edge. You would think the sky was falling. As Adalia Woodbury pointed out here yesterday, it … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone Cover Story Exposes Key Culprits in Financial Crash

Anyone who paid attention to the financial collapse of 2008 knows that the ratings agencies who are the arbiters of whether companies are a safe bet to take on debt played a big role. Less known are the exact details … Continue reading

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