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This Republican’s Job Growth Claims Are Bull-Sh#t

“[his] proponents pluck out statistics to show that the grand experiment is right on schedule. But early numbers show little evidence that the policy has created jobs — and worries about a looming state budget shortfall could cost Brownback his job come November.”
Photo Credit: VictoryNH: Protect Our Primary, Senator Brownback in Manchester Senator Brownback Proudly Displaying His Protect Our Primary Sticker

I live in Brownbackistan, formerly known as Kansas. We are literally the heart of the country, its true center. And Kansas U.S. Senator, Sam Brownback developed a career path from his family farm to the oval office. All he had to do was turn Kansas into The United States of […]

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Senator Flies On Private Jets And Makes Taxpayers Pay For It

Senator Flies On Private Jets And Makes Taxpayers Pay For It

Senator Jay Rockefeller certainly lives up to his last name. The 77-year-old West Virginia Senator, born into one of America’s wealthiest families, lets West Virginia taxpayers foot the bill of his luxurious lifestyle. You don’t have to look any further than Rockefeller’s travel expenses for evidence of this. Every time the senator […]

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Conservative ‘Christian’ Pastor Calls Unemployed People ‘Nasty’ Says They Should Be Allowed To Starve (VIDEO)

Conservative ‘Christian’ Pastor Calls Unemployed People ‘Nasty’ Says They Should Be Allowed To Starve (VIDEO)

Another conservative is calling for letting poor people starve and this time it’s coming from a pulpit out of the mouth of a supposed “Christian” pastor.

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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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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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WATCH: Dallas SWAT’s Overwhelming Use Of Force On Empty Apartment

Dallas SWAT's acceptable use of force. Countless taxpayer dollars, 40 officers, 22 vehicles, 6 hours of stand-off, ONE empty apartment and zero suspects. Image: screen shot

Dallas SWAT’s acceptable use of force. Countless taxpayer dollars, 40 officers, 22 vehicles, 6 hours of stand-off, ONE empty apartment and zero suspects.

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10 MORE Useless Things The Worst Congress Ever Could Do

The 113th is officially the worst Congress in our nation's history. Here are some other useless things they can do to maintain this singular honor. Image: Christopher Weyant / CagleCartoons

In the competition for worst Congress ever, the 113th has shown itself to be way ahead of the competition. It’s so bad that even the GOP minions over at Fox News have confronted them about it. So far this year, they have announced their 112-day work schedule and have begun […]

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Eager Customers Flock To Colorado As Legal Pot Sales Begin (VIDEO)

Colorado's first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.Photo credit: THE DENVER POST | Joe Amon

Colorado’s first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.

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D.C. Sells Tax Liens To Major Investors, Who Use Predatory Methods To Steal Thousands Of Homes

D.C. Sells Tax Liens To Major Investors, Who Use Predatory Methods To Steal Thousands Of Homes

The Washington, D.C. metro area is a hotbed of predatory tax collection now, and a prime example of why outsourcing government functions doesn’t work.

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Super Rich Are Oppressed, Just Like Homeless People, Says London’s Mayor

Super Rich Are Oppressed, Just Like Homeless People, Says London’s Mayor

London mayor Boris Johnson thinks that the super rich are an oppressed minority and tax heroes, and deserve humble thanks for what they give to the U.K.

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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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Bill Maher: California Does Better When Governed By A Democrat (VIDEO)

Bill Maher: California Does Better When Governed By A Democrat (VIDEO)

Bill Maher is getting back on all those that have been stumping on California’s past misfortune. In fact, a few months Texas governor Rick Perry went to California in an attempt to entice business to his “low tax” balanced budget state. Maher notes that California has been a basket case, […]

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Sen. Cruz Speaks To Empty Senate In Faux-libuster

Sen. Cruz Speaks To Empty Senate In Faux-libuster

Sen. Cruz held a fake filibuster that delayed nothing, stopped nothing and was prearranged. Basically, it was as phony as he is.

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Anti-Gay, ‘Christian’ Extremist Family Plans Second Boat Journey (VIDEO)

The lost-at-sea, Christian extremist Gastonguay family hates gays, abortions, taxes, and immigrants so much they're planning a second voyage to Kiribati. Neo-Con Tiki meme by Elisabeth Parker.

The lost-at-sea, Christian extremist Gastonguay family hates gays, abortions, taxes, and immigrants so much they’re planning a second voyage to Kiribati.

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Chris Christie Blasts Senator Rand Paul, Reminds Him That Kentucky Is A Welfare State (VIDEO)

While Christie's takedown of Rand Paul is something to applaud, the NJ governor also just reminded us that conservative states are the real welfare states.

While Christie’s takedown of Rand Paul is something to applaud, the NJ governor also just reminded us that conservative states are the real welfare states.

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80 Years Of Republican Bullsh*t (QUIZ)

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Republicans have been using the same lies for 8 decades. Don’t believe us? Then try to match up the lie to the Republican. Good luck!

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The Private Prison Industry Continues Downward Spiral, Three States Dump Them Within Month

Prison officers were so afraid of getting killed at work that they would often talk amongst themselves about who was going to die first.Image@FlaglerLive

Prison officers were so afraid of getting killed at work that they would often talk amongst themselves about who was going to die first.

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Gross Misallocation Of Money To College Athletic Budgets Costs Students And Taxpayers

According to recent studies, American universities used more than 2 billion dollars in student fees to subsidize rapidly growing athletic budgets. This amounted to about 500 dollars per student and can be as high as 1,000 dollars per student. Image@TheSportsIQ

Universities used more than $2 billion in student fees to subsidize rapidly growing athletic budgets, an “arms” race that has forced students to suffer.

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John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

Why is Boehner again holding the debt ceiling hostage? It’s past time for him and his party to stop this type of childish ploy and actually get to work.

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Still Grasping At ‘Conspiracy,’ Darrell Issa Refuses To Release IRS Investigation Transcripts

Still Grasping At ‘Conspiracy,’ Darrell Issa Refuses To Release IRS Investigation Transcripts

Darrell Issa vowed to release witness transcripts, however, he seems to have gotten a case of the classical Republican ‘lying syndrome.’

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