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Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Although Americans face an uphill climb, it is imperative that we continue to make noise about the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision.

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A Texas Woman Tells Why She Supports Wendy Davis And Texas Women

Image from ThinkProgress

Lori Christian Hathaway has never been so terrified by the complete, callous disregard for women she witnessed in the Senate Chamber that day.

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Reclusive Millionaire Who Believes In Running America By Biblical Law Backs Republican Candidate

Recently announced CA GOP candidate, Mimi Walters, has not made her stance on stoning homosexuals clear, but her other platforms are slightly terrifying. Image @CSSRC.US

Recently announced CA GOP candidate, Mimi Walters, has not made her stance on stoning homosexuals clear, but her other platforms are slightly terrifying.

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Peaceful Occupy Protesters Brutally Silenced By Police Receive $1 Million Settlement (VIDEO)

The Occupy movement was peaceful until police and city officials unleashed violence. Now one police department is being forced to pay for their brutality. Image @IndyInfo

The Occupy movement was peaceful until police and city officials unleashed violence. Now one police department is being forced to pay for their brutality.

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Missouri Woman Starts Petition To Remove Sexist Rush Limbaugh’s Bust From Place Of Honor In State Capitol

Limbaugh bust is costing taxpayers money AND it’s ‘honoring’ of a fairly despicable character hits a sour note for many. Image @RawStory

The bust of Rush Limbaugh is costing taxpayers money AND it’s ‘honoring’ of a fairly despicable character hits a sour note for many in Missouri.

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Economists And Wall Street Cheer Good Jobs Report While GOP Whines That It’s Not Good Enough

Jobs report. Image @IBTimes

Yes, we need even more jobs and less unemployment, but this is a ‘solid report’ that shows we’re moving in the right direction. That deserves some kudos.

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How Southern States Are Harming America And What We Can Do About It

How Southern States Are Harming America And What We Can Do About It

There are currently two versions of America. Can these two visions of governing co-exist or do we have a problem that only separation can solve?

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Oregon Legislature Unanimously Passes Tuition Free Higher Education

Oregon Legislature Unanimously Passes Tuition Free Higher Education

Oregon passes a “pay it forward” plan designated to provide tuition free higher education

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How Can We Celebrate Independence Day When Democracy Is Dead In Michigan?

The Michigan State Capitol Building. Democracy no longer welcome.

Fireworks and parades in Michigan this Independence Day? It’s as if we no longer understand what we’re supposed to be celebrating.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Top Ten Quotes On Religious Freedom

Thomas Jefferson’s Top Ten Quotes On Religious Freedom

Today is Independence Day, a day in which we reflect on the religious freedom which we enjoy with words of wisdom by Thomas Jefferson.

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30 Of The Greatest Patriotic American Quotes In US History

30 Of The Greatest Patriotic American Quotes In US History

Whether spoken by Presidents, soldiers, philosophers, or regular citizens, all of these quotes are sources of inspiration and pride that we should all share.

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12 Historic American Events That Happened On The 4th Of July

12 Historic American Events That Happened On The 4th Of July

Though we often disagree about what direction our country should take, we all love America in our own way. God/dess bless the USA on this 4th of July!

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Did You Know A Woman’s Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876?

Did You Know A Woman’s Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876?

Two women took a stand on July 4th, 1876, against the law, the culture and the sexism of the time to declare their rights as equal American citizens.

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A Star-Spangled Selection Of Films For The Fourth

A Star-Spangled Selection Of Films For The Fourth

if I don’t get to see at least one of these six films my 4th of July just isn’t complete. And what’s more American than a movie and all that goes with it?

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Ted Nugent Says He’s Seriously Thinking About Running For President… Seriously

Ted Nugent Says He’s Seriously Thinking About Running For President… Seriously

Dear Ted Nugent, please run. Not only would you help Democrats win big once again, you’d make the GOP a bigger punchline than it already is.

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Rebirth Of Jim Crow In Red States A 4th Of July Slap In The Face

Rebirth Of Jim Crow In Red States A 4th Of July Slap In The Face

Many believe we are celebrating our freedom this 4th of July. Unfortunately Supreme Court sanctioned Jim Crow laws say otherwise. This affects us all.

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The Forgotten Origin Of The Pledge Of Allegiance And America’s Weird Naziesque Salute

The Bellamy Salute

Not only was our national pledge of allegiance written by a SOCIALIST, but our now-abandoned salute might seem a bit…familiar and uncomfortable to the average American

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Revolutionary War Heroine Deborah Sampson, America’s First Female Soldier

'[She] exhibited an extraordinary instance of female heroism... at the same time preserving the virtue and chastity of her gender, unsuspected and unblemished.' Image @TimeToast

Why isn’t her story as a courageous female soldier during the Revolutionary War told in history classes around the nation so as to empower our young girls?

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Why Are Fireworks More Regulated Than Guns?

Firearms are easy to get in most places, but try buying fireworks for the Fourth of July. Four states even ban them outright. Image from Santa Rosa Red White and Boom.

Firearms are easy to get in most places, but try buying fireworks for the Fourth of July. Four states even ban them outright.

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The Star And Stripes: Eight Things Every American Should Know About Their Flag (IMAGES)

The Star And Stripes: Eight Things Every American Should Know About Their Flag (IMAGES)

On this 4th of July let us turn our eyes at the Flag of the Republic, and learn about Old Glory on this, the 237th birthday of the United States of America.

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