Post Tagged with: "economy"

GOP Climate Deniers In Trouble: New Poll Finds More Republican Voters Want To Fight Climate Change

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Climate-denying politicians may find themselves in trouble as more Republican voters want us to take action against man-made climate change.

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Boorish Billionaire Says Lazy, Entitled US Workers ‘Need’ To Start Having ‘Less Things In Life’

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‘People need to have less things in life,’ Jeff Greene declared at Davos, where he flew in a private jet with his family and TWO nannies.

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Paul Krugman Op-Ed: Why Do Republicans Live In A Fantasy Land?

Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

Paul Krugman takes no prisoners.

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Still No Tax Returns? What’s GOP Still-Hopeful Mitt Romney Hiding? (Video)

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Does Mitt Romney fear we’ll find something illegal, or worse, realize that all the horrible things he’s done are perfectly legal?

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Redditors Share Their Heart-Wrenching Experiences Growing Up In Poverty

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You don’t realize how great your life is until you’ve read a few of these.

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Krugman Goes All Kenny Rogers On McConnell’s Credit For Rebounding Economy Delusions (VIDEO)

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“The point is that Congress is now controlled by men who never acknowledge error, let alone learn from their mistakes.”

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DNC’s Official Response To GOP Trying To Take Credit For Economy: ‘Hahahahahahahahahahaha’

DNC’s Official Response To GOP Trying To Take Credit For Economy: ‘Hahahahahahahahahahaha’

The bad news: After actively working to undermine Obama’s economic recovery for six years, the GOP is now trying to take credit for it.
The good news: Doctors say laughing helps keep you healthy.

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Laura Ingraham Horrified That Obama Is Getting More Popular And ‘Setting The Agenda’

Laura Ingraham Horrified That Obama Is Getting More Popular And ‘Setting The Agenda’

President Obama is moving ahead with his agenda and conservatives are outraged that he’s refusing to roll over and play dead. Boo. Hoo.

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Thanks Obama: CEO Who Threatened To Fire Employees If Obama Won, Is Now Giving Them Raises

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“Things have never been better.” And he is still anti-Obama. Damn you, Obama!

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Pot Tax Adds $40+ Million To Colorado’s Economy: Crime, Traffic Deaths And Unemployment Are Down

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The critics were wrong… Colorado’s marijuana legalization experiment is a success! Will your state be next?

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Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

The better the economy gets, the more Republicans are going to freak out and it’s only getting started. Ha. Ha. Ha.

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As Economic Worries Decrease, President Obama’s Approval Ratings Dramatically Increase

As Economic Worries Decrease, President Obama’s Approval Ratings Dramatically Increase

The president’s approval rating climbs, and the latest polling data shows that for the first time in seven years, a majority of Americans say they feel positive about the economy.

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It Was An…. Interesting Year: The 10 Best And 10 Worst Of 2014

A look at the best and worst of the past year.

Here’s a recap of the best and the worst of the past 12 months.

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Pat Robertson’s Biggest Prophecy Flops

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Now that 2014 is coming to an end, it’s time to look back to see how many predictions made by the right wing’s most infamous false prophet, Pat Robertson, actually came true.

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Thanks Obama! GDP Grew 5% Last Quarter – Best In Over A Decade

President Obama gives his approval. (Warren Taylor)

The US Department of Commerce just released the final figures for Quarter 3 of this year and they are looking better than even the most optimistic forecasts predicted. The Bureau of Economic Analysis is the branch that compiles the data, and whereas their previous, early forecast and estimate totaled in […]

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Let’s Talk About Poor Shaming, And Why It Isn’t Okay

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Poor shaming is a problem in America, and many of the myths about the abilities of impoverished people to do better contribute to the growing problem of classism.

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How ‘Extreme Racist’ Ronald Reagan Re-Enslaved Blacks And Got Taxpayers To Foot The Bill (VIDEO)

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The American dream was ‘built on the backs of African slaves,’ Chomsky explains.

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Econ 101: Expert Fits Progressive Agenda On Just A Paper Bag (IMAGE)

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Jared Bernstein is a former chief economist to Vice President Biden, and he’s about to simplify things a whole lot for you.

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Drink Up! Your Beer Is Really Good For The Economy

Drink Up! Your Beer Is Really Good For The Economy

The beer industry makes a ton of money, employs a lot of people, provides a lot of tax revenue, and isn’t outsourced.

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It Happened! China Passes US To Take Number One Spot As World’s Largest Economy

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And the United States is now in the number two spot chasing China.

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