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Nathaniel Downes is the a native of New Hampshire, now living in Seattle Washington developing the next-generation superpowered MMORPG, City of Titans. Feel free to follow Nathaniel Downes on Facebook or Google Plus.He has just released his first book, available in Hardcover, Paperback, and Kindle.

Paying Employees A Living Wage Key To Success For This NYC Restaurant

Photo of diners and employees of Sushi Yasuda by Kerry C. via Yelp.

Want the best employees, who help attract the most loyal customers? One New York restaurant shares their secret: Pay them!

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South Dakota Kidnapping Native American Children While Making The Federal Government Pay For It (AUDIO)

Native Americans have long been treated poorly in this country, even long after their initial conquering. Note the sign: “Positively No Beer Sold To Indians,” reminiscent of those found in the Jim Crow south.  Image @LibraryOfCongress

South Dakota has been engaging in a systematic extermination of native culture through abuse of the child welfare system while defrauding the taxpayers.

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Alabama School Fines Native American Student $1000 For Sticking A Feather In Her Cap (VIDEO)

Alabama School Fines Native American Student $1000 For Sticking A Feather In Her Cap (VIDEO)

Chelsey Ramer found herself without a diploma after her high school changed policies to discriminate against Native American cultural displays.

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Science In Schools? Not In My State Proclaims One Kentucky State Senator

Science In Schools? Not In My State Proclaims One Kentucky State Senator

Kentucky state senator Mike Wilson has come out swinging against his states new science education standard. His problem – It has science in it.

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Study Shows That Walmart Is Costing You Billions Of Dollars Per Year In Government Subsidies

Image by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

The government-released study reveals that Walmart employees cost the government thousands every year in programs designed to help fight poverty.

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Fox News Contributor Claims That Science Supports Men Earning More Than Women (VIDEO)

With apologies to Thomas Dolby's "Blinded Me With Science."

Erick Erickson now is proclaiming that science has proven that misogyny is right, and that women should not be in the workplace.

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The Republican Party Ignores Reality According To Former Reagan Adviser

Reality Check from WBEZ

Conservatism cannot be the way forward, when it is stuck in the past, and unable to grasp the reality of today.

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So Much For Fiscal Hawks – Republicans Now Costing You Tens Of Millions To Save A Few Million

So Much For Fiscal Hawks – Republicans Now Costing You Tens Of Millions To Save A Few Million

In order to save $7 million, the Republicans are now going to cost the United States $25 million. So much for ‘fiscal responsibility’

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Fundamentalists In Panic After Pope Declares Good Deeds More Important Than Faith

Fundamentalists In Panic After Pope Declares Good Deeds More Important Than Faith

The Pope’s speech has caused a tidal shift in religious dialog, and fundamentalists now are attempting to put words in to his mouth.

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California Green Car Company Tesla Repays Government Loan Early, Silencing GOP Critics (VIDEO)

California Green Car Company Tesla Repays Government Loan Early, Silencing GOP Critics (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney called the California car company a ‘loser’ in the debates last year. Now Tesla Motors is repaying its loans early. Who is the loser now?

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How Infrastructure Investment Brought America’s Game To Santa Clara, California

How Infrastructure Investment Brought America’s Game To Santa Clara, California

Through a wise investment in infrastructure, Santa Clara has turned what once was a center for dried fruit into the high tech heart of the United States.

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Alex Jones Claims Tragedy In Oklahoma Caused By Tornado Created By Super Villain Obama (VIDEO)

Alex Jones Claims Tragedy In Oklahoma Caused By Tornado Created By Super Villain Obama (VIDEO)

Tragedy in Oklahoma? Here comes Alex Jones with his newest attempt to blame everything on a government run by space alien Elvis from Atlantis.

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For A Year, GOP Leadership Ignored IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups (VIDEO)

For A Year, GOP Leadership Ignored IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups (VIDEO)

The Republican leadership knew of the IRS Investigation into tea party groups last year – now using it to attempt and stop GOP civil war.

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In Hypocritical Move Against Capitalism, GOP Tries To Block Tesla Motors From Selling In North Carolina (VIDEO)

In Hypocritical Move Against Capitalism, GOP Tries To Block Tesla Motors From Selling In North Carolina (VIDEO)

Republicans in North Carolina take aim at Tesla Motors, proposing a new law which would ban direct sales, forcing auto makers to sell through a dealer.

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Marco Rubio Looks Foolish By Calling For Nonexistent IRS Commissioner To Resign

Marco Rubio Looks Foolish By Calling For Nonexistent IRS Commissioner To Resign

Senator Marco Rubio has sent a letter, calling for the resignation of the IRS Commissioner.. problem, there is no IRS Commissioner thanks to GOP obstruction

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Confused By Medical Billing? Government Survey Reveals Dark Secret Of Healthcare Costs (VIDEO)

Confused By Medical Billing? Government Survey Reveals Dark Secret Of Healthcare Costs (VIDEO)

How much does your healthcare cost? Hold onto your hats as you realize that you might’ve saved money by changing hospitals.

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Ohio Celebrating After Three Kidnapping Victims Found Alive After A Decade (VIDEO)

Ohio Celebrating After Three Kidnapping Victims Found Alive After A Decade (VIDEO)

The words every missing childs’ family yearns to hear just happened for three Ohio families – ‘We have found your child, and they are alive.’

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When Career As Holocaust Denier Flopped, David Cole Went On To Become ‘Republican Party Animal’ (VIDEO)

Holocaust denier David Stein, AKA David Cole (center), with his fellow Republican Party Animals. From the Republican Party Animals web site.

Notable Republican ‘Party Animal’ David Stein revealed to have been living a lie, and was once notorious Holocaust denier, David Cole.

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Republican Congressman Introduces Bill To Require Political Approval Of Scientific Papers

With apologies to Thomas Dolby's "Blinded Me With Science."

Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas has introduced a draft legislation which would require congressional approval of scientific research.

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Congress Orders More Tanks Army Does Not Want, Sequester Cuts To Social Services Still Ignored

Congress Orders More Tanks Army Does Not Want, Sequester Cuts To Social Services Still Ignored

Nothing says fiscal conservative like buying tanks that the Army does not need and cannot use. Those are true budget hawks, indeed.

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