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Watch GOP Heads Explode As Obama Plans To Raise Overtime Benefits By Executive Order (Video)

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Continuing to flex his muscle in the face of congressional inaction, President Obama plans to announce he will soon issue an executive order to change the “white collar exemption.” That sound you just heard is the GOP’s collective head exploding.

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Paul Krugman Slams Republican Plans For More Spending Cuts

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

At some point we have to stop treating Republican sabotage of the economy as “politics” and call it what it really is: A criminal assault on the people and institutions of this country.

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GOP Doomsday Predictions Proved Wrong As States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Creation

Graphic via Good Jobs Now http://action.goodjobsnow.org/page/s/raise-the-minimum-wage

As it turns out, raising the minimum wage is the real job creator, not greedy corporate CEOs as Republicans would have us believe.

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Media Ignores Senate Vote Against Chained CPI: Five Reasons Why We Should Pay Attention (VIDEO)

Media Ignores Senate Vote Against Chained CPI: Five Reasons Why We Should Pay Attention (VIDEO)

The main stream media couldn’t care less that the U.S. Senate unanimously rejected cuts to Social Security via the ‘chained CPI.’ But WE should care for the following five reasons …

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We Did It Again – We Bailed Out Wall Street Without Even Knowing It

We Did It Again – We Bailed Out Wall Street Without Even Knowing It

Wall Street banks, while taking pains not to call attention to their survival tactics, are aware of a coming storm, and out to save themselves, damn the taxpayers who bailed them out last time.

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Occupy Eradicates Approximately $5 Million In Debt

Occupy Eradicates Approximately $5 Million In Debt

In the next few weeks, thousands of people will get surprise letters informing them that their medical or student loan debt has been eradicated thanks to Occupy Wall Street

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The Entire GOP ‘Debt Crisis’ Myth Dispelled – By A Conservative!

The Entire GOP ‘Debt Crisis’ Myth Dispelled – By A Conservative!

The GOP excels at three things: starting wars, running up the debt/deficit and lying about the economy.

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It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over – 44 Years Of GOP Election Thievery (VIDEO)

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over – 44 Years Of GOP Election Thievery (VIDEO)

Republicans have proven that they aren’t above sacrificing human lives and national security, all to win an election.

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Minimum Wage Day Of Action – The 99% Demand A Raise

Minimum Wage Day Of Action – The 99% Demand A Raise

You’ll find it in every comment thread from yesterday’s news – the indignant and fallacious attacks on low-wage earners.

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Will the US Be the Next Israel?

Will the US Be the Next Israel?

Last Saturday, nearly half a million people took to the streets of Israel to protest the country’s increasing economic inequities. Over 5% of the small country’s population flooded Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other towns and cities to rally against low wages, the rising cost of food, housing, transportation and education.

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