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James Brady, Former US Press Secretary’s Death Ruled A Homicide

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On August 8, 2014 a DC coroner ruled that the death of former US Press Secretary James Brady was a homicide. Brady died on August 4, at the age of 73. The coroner’s report says that Brady died as a result of a gun shot wound Brady obtained 33 years […]

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Reaganbook Goes Down In Flames, Forced To Shut Down Temporarily After Being Flooded By Free Speech

Reaganbook Goes Down In Flames, Forced To Shut Down Temporarily After Being Flooded By Free Speech

Let’s admit it. We all saw this one coming.

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Jon Stewart Takes Down Right-Wing Lie That Ronald Reagan Would Have Handled MH17 Tragedy Better Than Obama (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Takes Down Right-Wing Lie That Ronald Reagan Would Have Handled MH17 Tragedy Better Than Obama (VIDEO)

During his show on Monday night, Stewart amusingly ripped apart the Reagan worship conservatives have been parading in the wake of the MH17 disaster.

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JP Morgan Admits Trickle Down Economics Has Completely Failed

JP Morgan Admits Trickle Down Economics Has Completely Failed

Remember how the country was sold the idea of “trickle down” economics? “Oh, if we just give the wealthy more, they will create wealth for the poor and middle classes by increasing spending, investing in new factories, hiring more workers, etc, etc, etc.” In reality, after over 30 years of […]

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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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Math Makes A Liar Or A Fraud Out Of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

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WI Gov. Scott Walker claims he voted for Ronald Reagan back in 1980. That wouldn’t be surprising, but there’s one problem, and it has to do with math.

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Al Sharpton Puts Meet The Press Panel In Its Place (VIDEO)

Al Sharpton Puts Meet The Press Panel In Its Place (VIDEO)

Meet The Press offered great tributes for Nelson Mandela, but Al Sharpton reminded them that we chose the wrong side. Grassroots led the way.

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House Republicans Pass Ban On Undetectable Plastic Firearms

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A surprisingly sane GOP-led house voted to renew the plastic gun ban. But can we get them to close a potentially lethal loophole?

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The Government Shutdown: For Republicans, It’s Bigger Than Obamacare

Even if they lose the fight over Obamacare, “Obama has little reason to engage Boehner until the latter supplies more specifics.." For the GOP, this is big.
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(PHOTO) “I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.” –Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, 2004 “We’re not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. […]

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10 Preposterous Conservative Myths

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We keep debunking them, but most Americans still believe these 10 preposterous conservative myths.

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What The Right Doesn’t Want You To Know About Welfare: 9 Myths Exploded

Would anybody like to guess who makes up the single largest group on welfare? Children. One in every four children in the U.S. receives welfare benefits. Image @ PortlandStateUniversity

Would anybody like to guess who makes up the single largest group on welfare? Children. One in every four children in the U.S. receives welfare benefits.

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Corporate Profits Soar As Americans Struggle To Get By

Corporate Profits Soar As Americans Struggle To Get By

Corporations aren’t job creators. Their sole motive is to create profits. If they could do so without hiring a single person they would.

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Culture Wars: Episode 1 – Why Are Conservatives So Afraid Of Homosexuality?

Culture Wars: Episode 1 – Why Are Conservatives So Afraid Of Homosexuality?

There’s hunger, poverty and misery in the world but for some people, it’s more important that they continue to wage a pointless culture war against homosexuality.

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The Conservative Sideshow Descends On Washington D.C.

They invoke the Founding Fathers as validation of their ideology yet reject the actual creed those great men wrote down as the best way to run a country. Image @Facebook

They invoke the Founding Fathers as validation of their ideology yet reject the actual creed those great men wrote down as the best way to run a country.

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Bill Maher: Ronald Reagan No Different Than Today’s Tea Party (VIDEO)

Bill Maher: Ronald Reagan No Different Than Today’s Tea Party (VIDEO)

Bill Maher dispels the notion that Ronald Reagan couldn’t get elected as a Republican today, laying out the striking similarities to Tea Party doctrine.

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Remembering Two Civil Rights Champions

Remembering Two Civil Rights Champions

June marks the anniversary of the deaths of two civil rights giants who helped to change this country – Robert Kennedy and Medgar Evers.

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‘It Doesn’t Get Any Worse Than’ Current IRS Scandal, Says Reince Priebus; Here Are 5 GOP Scandals That Are

‘It Doesn’t Get Any Worse Than’ Current IRS Scandal, Says Reince Priebus; Here Are 5 GOP Scandals That Are

It doesn’t get any worse than the IRS scandal? Reince Priebus needs to reread—or learn—our recent history.

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Why Won’t Republicans Fight Terror And Honor Reagan By Renewing His Plastic Firearms Ban? (VIDEO)

Cody Wilson, the 24-year-old inventor and part-time director for the Defense Distributed non-profit has created and distributed a design for a fully-functional gun that can be printed on a 3D printer. Photo from Make Magazine. http://blog.makezine.com/2013/02/07/the-face-of-printable-firearms-a-conversation-with-cody-wilson/

Now that you can make guns at home with your 3D printer, Ronald Reagan’s 1988 ban on undetectable plastic firearms is about to expire. Does the GOP care? No.

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Wealthy Purposefully Forcing High Unemployment To Maximize Their Profits

Wealthy Purposefully Forcing High Unemployment To Maximize Their Profits

The bottom line is simple. Austerity has been an immoral failure for the middle class and the poor.

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The Republican Alphabet

The Republican Alphabet

They have their own science and religion, but did you know they have their own alphabet as well?

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