American Socialism

American Socialism

We’re all American Socialists whether we know it or not.

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Mitch McConnell Banking On American Amnesia

I've told the truth THIS many times since taking office.

It’s easy to forget the truth when the lie is so much more comforting.

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January Jobs Report Blows Estimates Out Of The Water Unemployment Down To 8.3%

New GOP Strategy Wanted.

As the job market expands, GOP re-election chances decrease.

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Quick Hits – Reproductive Freedom, Voting Rights, and Economic Fairness

Quick Hits – Reproductive Freedom, Voting Rights, and Economic Fairness

Here are a few good progressive stories from the past few weeks that we’d like to briefly highlight.

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Adios Austerity! E.U. Admits Right Wing Policy Of Punishing The Poor Has Failed (VIDEO)

From Balloon Juice

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.

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Another Welfare Drug Testing Bill, With A Twist…It May Apply To Lawmakers

Another Welfare Drug Testing Bill, With A Twist…It May Apply To Lawmakers

A Republican lawmaker, like Republican lawmakers in many other states, introduced a bill requiring mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients. The bill was withdrawn after Democrats amended the bill to cover lawmakers as well as welfare recipients.

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Occupy Wall St. Wins! The GOP Has Completely Lost Control Of The Narrative

Occupy Wall St. Wins! The GOP Has Completely Lost Control Of The Narrative

When was the last time you heard anyone talk about ‘shared sacrifice’ and ‘austerity?’ Exactly.

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Who Is Saul Alinsky And Why Does Newt Gingrich Fear Him?

Who Is Saul Alinsky And Why Does Newt Gingrich Fear Him?

Rabble-rouser, Community organizer. Champion of the poor and down-trodden. Anti-establishment radical. Yeah, the Right feared him for a reason.

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The True Meaning of Family: The Stories of Two Zac(h)s

The True Meaning of Family: The Stories of Two Zac(h)s

A loving family is a loving family even if the parents are the same sex. If only the Religious Right understood that.

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Ron Paul – All Hat, One Teeny Tiny Infertile Head Of Cattle

Ron Paul – All Hat, One Teeny Tiny Infertile Head Of Cattle

Since the beginning of the Republican primary season, one fact has remained steady, it’s Mitt Romney’s to lose. That’s not saying he’ll absolutely win. There’s a chance that as more and more is revealed about Mittens Antoinette, voters will look elsewhere, but that’s far more likely to happen in the general election than in the primaries.

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Why I Envy Mitt Romney And The 1% (HUMOR)

Why I Envy Mitt Romney And The 1% (HUMOR)

Is it envy to want to play by the same rules as the 1%? According to Mitt Romeny, it is.

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Cut Spending For You, Big Government For Me, We Are The GOP

Where's Perry? Who cares?

Why is it that food and clothing for the poor is ‘wasteful spending’ but needlessly invading other countries on the other side of the world is considered ‘vital to National defense?’

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Why I Support the Rosemont Copper Open-Pit Mine (HUMOR)

Why I Support the Rosemont Copper Open-Pit Mine (HUMOR)

I am in favor of the Rosemont Copper open-pit mine because despite the incomplete environmental impact draft study by the U.S. Forest Service, I am sure that we can trust corporations to do what is best for the people in the region.

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Fishing For Black Votes in a Republican Pond Full of White Water

Fishing For Black Votes in a Republican Pond Full of White Water

Once the covers have been pulled back from the anti-ethnic narrative of the basic, White-male-dominated-society rhetoric of the Republican Party, it’s easy to see where Republicans like Gingrich are coming from when they make statements about President Obama being a ‘food stamp president’ or the Democratic Party being the party of welfare checks and even more food stamps.

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You Might Be A Conservative If…

You might be a conservative if you believe any of the things on this list. A humorous, albeit realistic look at how conservatives think. Image a parody of Grant Wood's classic painting, "American Gothic."

You might be a conservative if you believe any of the things on this list. A humorous, albeit realistic look at how conservatives think.

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Don’t Let Conservatives Co-Opt Dr. King’s Progressive Social Justice Legacy

Don’t Let Conservatives Co-Opt Dr. King’s Progressive Social Justice Legacy

One of the most outlandish conservative arguments we’ve heard over the past few years is that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. should somehow be considered a conservative.

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31 Rick Santorum Quotes That Prove He Would Be A Destructive President

31 Rick Santorum Quotes That Prove He Would Be A Destructive President

Here are 31 quotes that prove how ignorant, fanatical, heartless, and dangerous Rick Santorum is.

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Reagan, Tax Cuts, and GDP

Reagan, Tax Cuts, and GDP

In honor of the GOP’s idol, President Reagan, lets take a look at the effect of his tax cuts for the top marginal rate. When we looked at the course of the past 80 years as a set, it looks as if there isn’t a particularly clear correlation between top marginal tax rates and GDP growth.

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Down The Conservative Memory Hole Or How I Learned To Only Remember How AWESOME America Is!

Down The Conservative Memory Hole Or How I Learned To Only Remember How AWESOME America Is!

Why learn from history when you can just make it up to suit your agenda?

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10 Reasons Not To Vote For Ron Paul

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)

Addicting Info posted an article several months ago regarding Ron Paul and his ties to white supremacy, and we were barraged with pleas and ‘stories’ to win us over. In honor of Ron Paul’s obsessive fans we’re publishing the following article, showing his history of discrimination.

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