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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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Infomercial Salesman Gets 10 Years For Fraud, Being ‘Deceitful To The Very Core’

Kevin Trudeau, infomercial pitchman and best selling author was sentenced Monday to 10 years imprisonment on criminal contempt charges. cc 2007 via Wikimedia Commons. 

Kevin Trudeau, infomercial pitchman and best selling author was sentenced Monday to 10 years imprisonment on criminal contempt charges.

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Paul Ryan Draws Ire Of Congressional Black Caucus For Racist Remarks About Poverty

Paul Ryan Draws Ire Of Congressional Black Caucus For Racist Remarks About Poverty

Following his offensive, racist comments about inner city poverty, the Congressional Black Caucus angrily invited Paul Ryan to share his thoughts with them.

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WATCH: Fox News Pundit: Switzerland Has No Minimum Wage, So We Shouldn’t Either

WATCH: Fox News Pundit: Switzerland Has No Minimum Wage, So We Shouldn’t Either

The U.S. has higher unemployment and poverty than Switzerland, which has no minimum wage law. One Fox News pundit says that’s reason enough to scrap ours.

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Yucky Survey Reveals 25% Of Us Go To Work While Sick

A new survey reveals that many workers in the U.S. choose working while sick over taking a sick day. Yuck. This may be causing more problems than it solves. Image from Giphy.Com.

A new survey reveals that many workers in the U.S. choose working while sick over taking a sick day. Yuck. This may be causing more problems than it solves.

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LISTEN: GOP Congressman Blasts Too Much Corporate Money In Politics

Photo of Rep. Steve King (R-IA) cc 2013 by Gage Skidmore via Flickr.

There is entirely too much corporate money in politics. While pushing certain immigration reform is good, overall, that money takes away people’s voices.

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GOP Rep. Thinks Extending Jobless Benefits Is ‘Immoral’

Photo of Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) from Wikipedia.

Jobs are necessary for people to live and eat. Barring that, they need unemployment benefits. Some in the GOP think extending such benefits is immoral.

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10 Reasons Why Republicans Love The New Patient CARE Act And You Won’t

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The Republicans have come out with an alternative to Obamacare. The Patient CARE Act. What does it really involve? Here are a few glaring differences.

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Watch Michele Bachmann And Bernie Sanders Debate Income Inequality (VIDEO)

Watch Michele Bachmann And Bernie Sanders Debate Income Inequality (VIDEO)

On the eve of the SOTU address Michelle Bachmann debates Bernie Sanders over income inequality on CNN’s Situation Room. The results are shocking.

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Another Obamacare Success Story That The Republicans Don’t Want You To Hear About

Another Obamacare Success Story That The Republicans Don’t Want You To Hear About

A small business owner in Ohio is getting significant benefits through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Sean Recchi was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, forcing his family to go deep into debt to pay for his treatments after finding out their insurance was worthless. Last fall, Sean’s wife, Stephanie, told […]

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God Spoke To Pat Robertson About The Coming Year: See Who’s In Trouble Now

God Spoke To Pat Robertson About The Coming Year: See Who’s In Trouble Now

Pat Robertson predicts a nuclear Iran, economic disaster, and more calamities for 2014. These miseries just happen to be very good for the GOP’s agenda.

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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Paul Ryan And GOP Launch Path To Prosperity. But Not For You (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan And GOP Launch Path To Prosperity. But Not For You (VIDEO)

While promoting his budget deal on Fox News Sunday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) attempts to unify his base and coddle Tea Party extremists.

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What Was That About Obamacare Being Bad For The Economy? 203,000 Jobs Added In November

Do you want to make Republicans throw a temper tantrum? Just show them this latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Obamacare support surges across spectrum. - Bob Englehart, The Hartford Courant

Remember how the GOP have constantly claimed that Obamacare would kill jobs and hurt the economy? Well, the latest jobs report destroyed that narrative.

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Fast Food Workers Plan Strikes Across 100 Cities To Demand A Living Wage

Fast Food Workers Plan Strikes Across 100 Cities To Demand A Living Wage

Fast food workers and labor organizers are planning one-day strikes in 100 cities across the United States on Thursday. This is part of an ongoing effort to bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers in the U.S. The fast food industry is famous for not paying a living wage, […]

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Pope Francis’ Ideas About Unfettered Capitalism Anger Religious Right

Pope Francis’ Ideas About Unfettered Capitalism Anger Religious Right

Conservatives who idolize unfettered capitalism, think Pope Francis is a heretic for calling it tyranny. They even make up lies about the Bible about it.

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Why Black Friday Is An Indictment Of Our Materialistic Culture

From Comprenden USA

Black Friday caters to consumerism, which is driven by materialism. As our need to show off grows, so does our need for material status symbols.

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Here’s Why Iraq And Afghanistan Vets Have A Higher Unemployment Rate Than Average

Here’s Why Iraq And Afghanistan Vets Have A Higher Unemployment Rate Than Average

The unemployment rate for recent veterans skyrockets as they return home from serving our nation.

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Bernie Sanders: The Playboy Interview Dissected And More

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political. - Image from End Big Banks

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political.

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Congress’ Ongoing Budget Battles Have Cost The U.S. $700 Billion In 3 Years

Congress’ Ongoing Budget Battles Have Cost The U.S. $700 Billion In 3 Years

Macroeconomic Advisers published a new study on Oct. 15 that show repeated budget battles have cost the U.S. $700 billion since 2010.

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