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Pro-Business? Research Shows GOP “Pro-Business” Policies Hurt Business, Kill Economic Growth

Pro-Business? Research Shows GOP “Pro-Business” Policies Hurt Business, Kill Economic Growth

We hear it all the time, republicans are “Pro-business.” They promise if they’re elected, they’ll pass “business friendly” legislation. They claim that their policies will lead to economic growth and job creation. It’s time for a reality check. An analysis of all 50 states clearly shows the negative correlation between […]

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ALEC Group Holds Anti-Labor Rally – Nobody Shows Up

ALEC Group Holds Anti-Labor Rally – Nobody Shows Up

What happens if one holds a rally and nobody shows up? Well, it would look much like what happened today for the ALEC affiliate Freedom Foundation.

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Conservatives Hate The Idea Of The Commons – They Want Everything To Be In Corporate Hands

HR 1459, nicknamed the 'no new parks bill' is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks. Image: Tony Kent

A right-wing land seizure movement, called the (second) Sagebrush Rebellion, is attempting to sell your public lands to foreign corporations.

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West Virginia Coal Mine With More Than 250 Safety Violations In 2013 Kills Two (VIDEO)

West Virginia Coal Mine With More Than 250 Safety Violations In 2013 Kills Two (VIDEO)

Two workers at the Brody coal mine, located in West Virginia’s Boone County, were killed after a structural collapse.

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Historical Records Show Cliven Bundy’s Ancestral Claims Are Lies (VIDEO)

Historical Records Show Cliven Bundy’s Ancestral Claims Are Lies (VIDEO)

Cliven Bundy claimed that his family settled at the site of his Nevada ranch in 1877. Historical records prove otherwise, showing the family arrived in ’48.

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Wisconsin GOP Senate Majority Leader To Resign Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

'Family values' republican to resign after complaints of sexual harassment. Surprise! It's not the first time he's been accused of inappropriate behavior.

‘Family values’ republican to resign after complaints of sexual harassment. Surprise! It’s not the first time he’s been accused of inappropriate behavior.

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Michigan Legislature Wants to Pass Bill To Fine Citizens Up To $1k Per Day For Picketing

Bye-bye First Amendment rights, Michigan GOP and Tea Party reps pass a law requiring judges to fine citizens up to $1k per day, for picketing an employer. Image: Kheel Center

Bye-bye First Amendment rights, Michigan GOP and Tea Party reps pass a law requiring judges to fine citizens up to $1k per day, for picketing an employer.

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Grover Norquist Looks To The 18th Century For Criminal Justice

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he's an expert on the justice system. But he's got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That's insane!Gage Skidmore

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he’s an expert on the justice system. But he’s got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That’s insane!

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Conservative Hypocrisy: ALEC Wants To Tax Homeowners With Solar Panels

Conservative Hypocrisy: ALEC Wants To Tax Homeowners With Solar Panels

ALEC is trying to scare homeowners away from solar power by imposing a tax on anybody who puts electricity back into the power grid.

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Republican Congressman Booed And Heckled For Lying At Florida Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

A moderator asked the audience to be respectful and let Webster speak. One voice summed it up in response: 'Well, tell him to stop lying!' Image @ NorthLake

A moderator asked the audience to be respectful and let Webster speak. One voice summed it up in response: ‘Well, tell him to stop lying!’

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Come To Florida To Get Away With It All: Four Zimmerman Trial Lies The Right Loves To Tell (VIDEO)

Postcard from Florida meme by Elisabeth Parker. Feel free to share.

The emotions and events swirling around the Zimmerman trial and its verdict are all Obama’s fault! As Reagan once said, ‘facts are stupid things.’

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County In Florida Attempts To Pass Paid Sick Days, Republican Governor Rick Scott Says No

County In Florida Attempts To Pass Paid Sick Days, Republican Governor Rick Scott Says No

ALEC sponsored bill signed by Rick Scott, eliminating the right for the citizens of Florida to sick paid leave.

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The Enemies Within: The 20 Most Dangerous Conservatives And Their Organizations

Danger sign. Image from http://www.traditioncreek.com/storefront/danger-p-606.html

America has enemies. Not just abroad, but within our shores as well. And our domestic enemies, as it turns out, are MORE dangerous and destructive than the terrorists could ever hope to be.

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Kansas Republican Actually Opposes The Poor Buying More Food

Let the poor eat better? NEVER!

Only a Republican could oppose a tax cut on food so the poor can buy more of it. Jesus must be so proud…

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Right-Wing Puppet Masters: 10 Things You Need To Know About The Koch Brothers

The Kochtopus; image @Photobucket

The Koch brothers use their billions to fund fake grassroots groups like the Tea Party, buy politicians, and push laws that take away your rights.

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Not A Joke Or A Protest – This Republican Actually Wants To Grant Corporations The Right To Vote

Not A Joke Or A Protest – This Republican Actually Wants To Grant Corporations The Right To Vote

It is, I thought, what philosophers would call ‘reductio ad absurdum,’ or the art of taking your argument to its most absurd extreme to show the ridiculousness of your opponent’s side. I was wrong.

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Kansas Republicans Want To Force Teachers To Refute The Science Of Climate Change

http://7tattoo.wordpress.com/2010/05/10/climate-change-is-a-hoax/

The Kansas bill has already been introduced in Texas, Louisiana, and Tennessee and will soon show up in other states as well. Are you looking forward to an entire generation of ignorance?

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Drug Testing Plan In Georgia Nabs… One Person

Drug Testing Plan In Georgia Nabs… One Person

Officials are bowing down to a master other than the Constitution in the form of a cabal of very rich men who seek to enslave the government to their agenda.

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2016 GOP Election Strategy: Why Appeal When We Can Steal?

Graphic courtesy of Daily Kos

Oh, make no mistake: they DO want their country back. The only question progressives such as you and I must answer is this: will we allow them to do it?

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Yet Another Creationist Bill – This Time In Colorado And It Includes Colleges

Yet Another Creationist Bill – This Time In Colorado And It Includes Colleges

In truth, the bill does not explore biology, evolution and global warming as much as deny it.

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