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|Why don't poor people just get jobs? Because they already did.
The contrast between hardworking Americans and shiftless, lazy, poor people is a favorite of Republicans as they try to cut safety net ...
|Teachers of the Year tell us what's holding students back and where they'd spend education money
President Obama with 2015 teacher of the year Shanna Peeples. Every year, each state chooses its teacher of the year. This year, the Council of Chief State School Officers and ...
|U.S. is paying the price for not investing in trains, and it's stupid
House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence ...
|When American troops were welcomed and remembered
with love and honor can be seen in a a piece in today's Washington Post titled Americans gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. The Dutch have never forgotten. It is about an American cemetery in ...
|Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War
Is the title of this post by someone named Jim Wright, which I think you will want to read. It is a totally brutal putdown of the likes of Mitt Romney and John McCain, of the neocons who pushed us ...
|An image of Hillary Clinton that might surprise you
appears on p. 158 of the new book by former CIA #2 Michael Morrell, a book titled The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Against Terrorism From Al Qaeda to ISIS . It is in the context of the planning ...
|This week in the war on workers: Who gets the benefits of trade deals?
The Senate advanced fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday.
|How many minimum wage hours would you have to work to afford rent in your state?
Click map to enlarge Minimum wage increases passed by cities and states around the country are great news for low-...
A number with various connotation, none of which are relevant to this reflection. In this case it is merely a measure of longevity in years. My longevity. I can turn to my Facebook page as the ...
|What did, or didn't, the Duggar family learn from son Josh's sexual offenses?||Laura Clawson||05/22/2015||181|
|Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'
|New York Times does its best to be a 'real opponent' to Hillary Clinton
Anyway, this is the polite version of the face I made when reading this article.
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
|Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
|If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
|Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
|Time for Dem Committees to Follow California Dem Party's Lead, Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment ASAP
I wrote this on Blue Virginia , but it applies to every single state and local Democratic Party committee in the country. Just do it! A few weeks ago, Terry ...
|Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
|McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting||Laura Clawson||05/20/2015||14|
|Nebraska legislature votes to repeal death penalty
Nebraska's legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty by what should be a veto-proof margin. The vote was ...
|Mystery money didn't stop Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina from backing Frank Guinta
Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH) Rep. ...
|'Heavy-handed, aggressive, and unnecessary tactics' from the House Benghazi Committee
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-...
|The sex-obsessed Ted Cruz can't stop talking about, well, sex
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Sen. Ted ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
|Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
|Hillary Clinton takes aim at Citizens United, while Republicans are all about the billionaires
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations ...
|Politico discovers Twitter trolls just in time to repeat their Hillary Clinton insults
Trust the folks at Politico to bring us the most important news. I mean big, shocking stories.
|Federal judge says State Department can't delay Clinton email release into 2016
A federal judge said no ...
|Benghazi investigation to focus on memos from a longtime Clinton friend ... instead of Benghazi?
The unbelievable stupidity of the House Benghazi probe ...
|State Department plans to release Hillary Clinton's emails to the public in January 2016||Laura Clawson||05/19/2015||22|
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