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SEE: What $92 Billion Buys, In A Single Image

Image adapted from the International Forum on Globalization’s Kochtopus: Mapping the Influence of Koch Cash.

Why does Harry Reid have it in for the Koch brothers? While we were out, our country got taken over by the most powerful rich men we’ve never heard of.

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Meet The Man Who Told The GOP How To Destroy America’s Middle Class

Meet The Man Who Told The GOP How To Destroy America’s Middle Class

How did the GOP get away with destroying our middle class and slashing our social safety net? The ‘Powell Memo’ gave them the blueprint.

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From Prisoner To President: Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela

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From political prisoner to renowned world leader, Nelson Mandela changed the course of human history. His greatest quotes can be found here.

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Son Of Murdered Sikh Leader Will Run Against Paul Ryan In 2014

Photo of Amar Kaleka from his Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/AmarKaleka

Paul Ryan’s support is slipping since the federal shutdown. Can Amar Kaleka, the son of a massacred Sikh leader, win his seat in Congress?

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Egyptian People Caught Between A Rock And A Hard Place As Military Overthrows Elected President Morsi

Egyptian People Caught Between A Rock And A Hard Place As Military Overthrows Elected President Morsi

It’s been two years since Egypt overthrew President Mubarek, one since Morsi assumed power, but the people are as far as ever from an open, equal society.

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Republican Voter Suppression Partially Succeeded In Florida

Republican Voter Suppression Partially Succeeded In Florida

Florida has become infamous for their problems surrounding presidential elections, especially with the controversy surrounding the Bush elections.

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Florida Republicans Admit Voter Suppression Was The Goal Of New Laws

Florida Republicans Admit Voter Suppression Was The Goal Of New Laws

Voter suppression is a crime against America. If you support suppression of votes from those that don’t share your views, you are a traitor.

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American Voting System One Of The Worst In The World

American Voting System One Of The Worst In The World

Here in America, we pride ourselves on democracy. At least, we think we do. However, is American democracy really something to pride ourselves on?

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‘True The Vote’ Being Criminally Investigated For Voter Suppression

‘True The Vote’ Being Criminally Investigated For Voter Suppression

Democrats in Congress fight back against organized voter suppression.

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Billionaire Calls For The Rich To Battle Voter Suppression

Billionaire Calls For The Rich To Battle Voter Suppression

William Louis-Dreyfus took out a full-page ad in the New York Times on Tuesday to issue an urgent call to the wealthy to protect the right to vote.

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Voter ID – The Republican Farce Called Voter Fraud

Voter ID – The Republican Farce Called Voter Fraud

With less cases of voter fraud than there are claims of UFO abductions or lightning striking of people, it is time to call this what it is.

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When You ‘Starve The Beast,’ Who Eats Its Food?

When You ‘Starve The Beast,’ Who Eats Its Food?

Short answer: Not you.

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Republican Senate Candidate Says Voters Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Elect Their Senators (VIDEO)

Republican Senate Candidate Says Voters Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Elect Their Senators (VIDEO)

Republicans over the last four years have attempted to seize power in Washington by disenfranchising millions of Democratic voters.

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The 25 Best Reasons To Stop Sending Our Soldiers To War

The 25 Best Reasons To Stop Sending Our Soldiers To War

As we pause to honor those in the military who have served the nation, let’s pay them the highest honor by reflecting on why we should stop sending them to war.

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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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According To Former Aide, Ron Paul Would Have Allowed Hitler To Achieve Victory In Europe

According To Former Aide, Ron Paul Would Have Allowed Hitler To Achieve Victory In Europe

Had England been conquered, Hitler would have turned his eye toward America and the rest of the world, but we stopped him. Ron Paul, however, would not have gone to war against Hitler at all.

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Los Angeles Stands Up To The Supreme Court, Looks To Revoke Corporate Personhood

Los Angeles Stands Up To The Supreme Court, Looks To Revoke Corporate Personhood

The Los Angeles city council is preparing to vote on a resolution that would revoke corporate personhood. If the council votes accordingly, Los Angeles would become the biggest city in America to strike a blow against Citizens United.

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A Message From Your Overlords

A Message From Your Overlords

Let’s be clear. We’re running the show around here. We choose what happens. We decide what you believe. There is nothing in your life that we have not shaped and molded to suit our purposes. You know what we want you to know and you do what we want you to do. It’s pretty much just that simple.

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Spreads To Los Angeles (VIDEO)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Spreads To Los Angeles (VIDEO)

The Wall Street protest has jumped to the West Coast. Protesters in Los Angeles took to the streets on Saturday to support their fellow countrymen and women in New York.

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On This Constitution Day, We Mourn The Constitution

On This Constitution Day, We Mourn The Constitution

I realized I was losing my allegiance at the beginning of the past decade following the Supreme Court’s involvement in the infamous decision of Bush v. Gore and that my oath was of no import to me as recently as January 21, 2010

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