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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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 24
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 43
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 85
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 ...
teacherken 05/25/2015 5
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 ...
teacherken 05/24/2015 47
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 ...
teacherken 05/24/2015 271
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.
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 57
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-...
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 68
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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 ...
teacherken 05/23/2015 14
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'
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Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 74
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.
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 194
Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 3
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 49
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 133
Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 124
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 ...
lowkell 05/21/2015 11
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 120
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 38
Mystery money didn't stop Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina from backing Frank Guinta
Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH) Rep. ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 9
'Heavy-handed, aggressive, and unnecessary tactics' from the House Benghazi Committee
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 54
The sex-obsessed Ted Cruz can't stop talking about, well, sex
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Sen. Ted ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 92
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 3
Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 9
Hillary Clinton takes aim at Citizens United, while Republicans are all about the billionaires
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 57
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.
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 25
Federal judge says State Department can't delay Clinton email release into 2016
A federal judge said no ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 67
Benghazi investigation to focus on memos from a longtime Clinton friend ... instead of Benghazi?
The unbelievable stupidity of the House Benghazi probe ...
Laura Clawson 05/19/2015 149
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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