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10 ‘Radical’ Ideas From Bernie Sanders: Guess Which Ones Most Americans Agree On?

Bernie Sanders image/Composite: cc 2015 AFGE/Flickr and cc 2009 jnn13/Wikimedia Commons.

Still think Bernie Sanders is a fringe candidate? A huge majority of us agree with him on 10 major issues. Numbers 6 and 8 may surprise you.

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Arizona’s Stupid, Privileged, Punitive GOP Lawmakers Throw Families Off Welfare After 12 Months

Photo adapted from Gage Skidmore on Flickr and Wikipedia

There’s something seriously wrong with Arizona — both its elected officials and its voters. Sane people, beware!

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Crappy-Paying Jobs And Stingy Lawmakers Are What’s Straining Our Welfare System, Not Poor People

Featured image/Composite: Frazzled woman with low wage job at Walmart/Image Arcade. One-percenter and former CEO Mitt Romney laughing/Soda Head.

Conservatives love going on about how those welfare “takers” need to get off their butts and get a job…But guess what?

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GOP Lawmaker Denies 280,000 Healthcare, Then Calls Uninsured Constituent An ‘@sshole’ (VIDEO)

Photo of Tenn. GOP State Sen. Todd Gardenhire: Chas Sisk / WPLN/Nashville Public Radio.

Who’s the @sshole? The man with no health insurance? Or the lawmaker who betrayed him? There’s a special place in H3ll for Todd Gardenhire.

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Autistic 12 Year Old Left With Shattered Teeth After Medicaid Refuses To Pay For Emergency Dental

Autistic 12 Year Old Left With Shattered Teeth After Medicaid Refuses To Pay For Emergency Dental

There’s something deeply wrong with our country when we abandon the most vulnerable of us to suffer in excruciating pain because it costs too much money.

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Senate Republicans Pass Sadistic Budget: End Medicare, Slash Food Stamps, Increase Military Spending

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This is what the Republican Party truly stands for: Eternal war paid for on the backs of the poor, the sick and the elderly.

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Sorry GOP, Obamacare Keeps Getting Better- It Saved Hospitals BILLIONS Last Year

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Here’s a real eye-opener for the Obamacare haters in your life.

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Obama Wins Again: Projected Health Care Costs Drop Another $400 Billion

Obama Wins Again: Projected Health Care Costs Drop Another $400 Billion

Remember when Republicans SWORE that Obamacare would break the economy and destroy America? Are you even slightly surprised they were 100% wrong?

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Guts Education, Kicks 500,000 Low-Income Off Medicaid

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Nothing says “fiscal responsibility” like gutting eduction and kicking 500,000 low-income individuals off Medicaid. Thanks, Governor Ducey.

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Republican State Representative Denies Making Racial Slur Testifying Against Medicaid Expansion

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Perhaps he read too much Mark Twain as a boy.

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Children on Medicaid Go On To Make Better Money, Contributing More In Taxes

Photo Credit: Nevit Dilmen / Wikipedia Commons

A new study finds a link between accessible healthcare, earnings and taxes.

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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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North Carolina Republican Making Six-Figure Income Gets Busted For Welfare Fraud

North Carolina GOP state Senator Wesley Meredith via ABC 11

As it turns out, a real thief of tax dollars was hiding right under their own noses in their own party. That has got to be embarrassing.

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Conservative ‘Christian’ GOP Official: Sterilize Poor Women Who Get Federal Aid And Put Them Through Hell (AUDIO)

Conservative ‘Christian’ GOP Official: Sterilize Poor Women Who Get Federal Aid And Put Them Through Hell (AUDIO)

As if the GOP war on women isn’t already bad enough, an Arizona conservative official is openly calling for sterilizing poor women.

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Tennessee GOP Refusal To Expand Medicaid Forced Married Couple To Separate After 33 Years So Wife Can Keep Insurance (VIDEO)

Tennessee GOP Refusal To Expand Medicaid Forced Married Couple To Separate After 33 Years So Wife Can Keep Insurance (VIDEO)

Many poor Tennessee residents do not have health insurance, but for at least one married couple, no Medicaid expansion forced them to make a heartbreaking decision.

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WATCH: Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly Wants Pregnancy Tests In Bars

WATCH: Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly Wants Pregnancy Tests In Bars

Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly has an idea: have pregnancy tests in bars. His reason is sound but his implementation plans are typical GOP claptrap.

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Broadcast News Networks Completely Ignore The Taxpayer Cost Of Low Wages

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Our traditional broadcast news networks report widely on both welfare and the minimum wage, but ignore how much low wages contribute to welfare spending.

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The Party Of No Hates Obamacare So Much That They Make Their Point By Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

Red states like South Carolina are facing a political dilemma over expanding Medicaid. Some see it as cold and heartless, and are getting that message out.

Red states like South Carolina are facing a political dilemma over expanding Medicaid. Some see it as cold and heartless, and are getting that message out.

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Republican Hypocritically Opposes Medicaid Expansion After Using It To Pay His Own Medical Bills

Example of Republican hypocrisy of the highest order. Arkansas Republican, Josh Miller, used Medicaid himself, but wants to deny it to his constituents. Image: Pat Bagley/CagleCartoons

Example of Republican hypocrisy of the highest order. Arkansas Republican, Josh Miller, used Medicaid himself, but wants to deny it to his constituents.

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McDonald’s Takes Down Horribly Out-Of-Touch Employee ‘Resource’ Site Amidst Heavy Criticism

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McDonald’s took down its heavily criticized resource site, saying that the negative publicity and scrutiny was unwarranted and didn’t help their workers.

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