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Billionaire Owners Of Walmart Take Health Insurance Away From Thousands Of Employees To Save Money

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Times are tough for the richest family in the United States. The Waltons, and the executives they pay millions of dollars to run their Walmart empire, say they will stop providing health insurance for nearly 30,000 part-time workers to save money because, hey, when it comes to choosing between profits and the literal health of your employees, the answer is simple. That’s the Walmart promise.

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Obama Administration Brings The Hammer Down On Corporate Tax-Dodging Scheme

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The Obama Administration didn’t let this blatantly un-patriotic scheme go unnoticed, and the Treasury Department put new rules in effect on Monday designed to end this practice.

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Texas Court Decides Companies Can Legally Lie To Their Employees

Texas Court Decides Companies Can Legally Lie To Their Employees

If Mitt Romney is right and corporations are in fact people my friend, then they are definitely the kind you don’t want showing up at your parties. The highest court in Texas decided that a company can legally lie to its employees if the bosses think the employees might bolt […]

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Massachusetts SWAT Teams Insist They’re Private Corporations With No Public Accountability

Massachusetts SWAT Teams Insist They’re Private Corporations With No Public Accountability

At a time where our police force is better armed than the actual armies of small countries, the idea of a ‘corporate’ police force that has the ability to arrest, detain or kill American citizens with no oversight is absolutely horrifying.

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GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

A 1948 audio recording of Ronald Reagan shows that he would have opposed the GOP’s policies today. In fact, if the GOP actually knew anything about Reagan’s history, they’d wonder how he even ended up in the party to begin with. The right-wing lunatic fringe runs today’s GOP. Back when […]

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McDonald’s Manager To Sick Employee: ‘Just Put A Bullet In Your Head’

A manager at a Chicago McDonald's told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job. Image: 28704869

A manager at a Chicago McDonald’s told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job.

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Watch Fox’s ‘Free Market’ Hypocrites Attack CVS For Ditching Tobacco (VIDEO)

Since Obama supports CVS's decision to stop selling tobacco, it must be bad. Watch Fox News' Gretchen Carlson go on the attack, free markets be damned!

Since Obama supports CVS’s decision to stop selling tobacco, it must be bad. Watch Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson go on the attack, free markets be damned!

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

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Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

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Rick Santorum Insists That He Has The Right To Force His Religious Views Upon Women (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum Insists That He Has The Right To Force His Religious Views Upon Women (VIDEO)

In the wake of his massive failure as a movie-maker, Rick Santorum has returned to the political realm to argue that religious rights trump women’s health.

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The Swiss Have Greedy CEOs Outraged With This Crazy Liberal Idea

The Swiss Have Greedy CEOs Outraged With This Crazy Liberal Idea

Income inequality has been steadily growing all across the globe. Developed economies, like the United States, suffer from some of the highest levels of income disparity in the Western world. To combat this, Swiss citizens have gone on the offensive against the ever growing gap between the corporate elites and […]

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Craig James: Even At Fox Sports Bigoted Remarks Will Get You Fired

Craig James fired from FOX SPotrs for bigoted anti-gay remarks. photo: http://deadspin.com

Craig James used to play for the New England Patriots – he was a Pro-Bowler in 1985 – and had been hired by Fox Sports to call college football games. James worked at ESPN doing that same thing before he quit that job to run for state senate in Texas. […]

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Rand Paul: Food, Water, And Healthcare Should Not Be Considered Rights, Lest We End Up Enslaving Providers

Rand Paul: Food, Water, And Healthcare Should Not Be Considered Rights, Lest We End Up Enslaving Providers

For Rand Paul to say food and water are not human rights is to grant corporations permission to maximize commercial profits at the expense of those in need.

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Corporate Profits Soar As Americans Struggle To Get By

Corporate Profits Soar As Americans Struggle To Get By

Corporations aren’t job creators. Their sole motive is to create profits. If they could do so without hiring a single person they would.

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McConnell Vows To Protect Citizens United And The Fiction Of Corporate Personhood (Video)

Senator Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell calls any measure to limit corporate expenditures during elections ‘absurd’.

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50 Liberal Quotes Which Americans Should Remember

50 Liberal Quotes Which Americans Should Remember

Many Americans today tend to take the past for granted, and with that, we also tend to take the words of past leaders for granted. We forget what they told us, and as a result we lose our identity, we lose the values that make us who we are. Below is a list of quotes spoken by American leaders, heroes, journalists, and others.

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You Might Be A Fascist If…

You Might Be A Fascist If…

Do YOU know anyone with any of these traits?

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The Oil Industry At It Again As Yet Another Disaster Happens, This Time In Detroit

The Oil Industry At It Again As Yet Another Disaster Happens, This Time In Detroit

Yet another oil industry accident has occurred, showing clearly that there aren’t enough regulations or safety measures in place to prevent these things from occurring.

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A Naked Hulk Explains Why We Need To Amend The Constitution (VIDEO)

A Naked Hulk Explains Why We Need To Amend The Constitution (VIDEO)

Ads for the young at heart will get people’s attention and drive folks to the Move to Amend petition and, as a result, the We the People Amendment.

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Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson Blasts Paul Ryan And His Deadly Budget Plan (VIDEO)

Rep. Alan Grayson takes on Paul Ryan; image @TheRawStory.com

‘In one case after another, you look at his principles, you look at his vision, and they’re a nightmare for America.’

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MSNBC Krystal Ball’s Timely Rant On Union Membership – Americans, Wake the “F” Up! (VIDEO)

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Who represents the workers? Unions do. As unions decline, so does the middle class.

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