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On Memorial Day, we remember those who made the greatest sacrifice, but seldom acknowledge those who didn’t: returning from battlefields brain damaged or missing limbs, to families changed ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 05:52 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Republican head of the Senate banking ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 09:27 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Last week, a new survey was released by the University of Notre Dame, in which over 1,200 financial professionals were interviewed -- and the results aren’t pretty. For the most part, it seems ...
by diligentbureaucrat
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 06:11 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Yesterday I was doing some work for a couple of radio stations in New Hampshire. They are running ads from an organization promoting the Trans Pacific Partnership and praising Senator Kelly Ayotte ...
by necturus
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 04:48 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I think all Dems can probably agree that Bernie Sanders is right on the big issues of our day: 1. Wall St. needs to be reformed 2. Free trade needs to work for American workers 3. The social safety ...
by We Shall Overcome
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 09:15 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
There’s a sign on the wall. There’s always a wall. There’s always a sign on it. The walls are owned by the wealthy and the politicians take turns posting the signs. Those signs tell us who's a "
by JusticeSeeker68
Comment Count 250 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 02:26 PM PDT with 241 Recommends
Point of clarification. We have two wings of the Party. The Democratic Wing AKA gate crashers Represented by Bernie Sanders Represents the people Democracy included Understands that democracy ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 03:43 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
She eats at Chipotle. (Order:� chicken burrito bowl .) She travels by van. (Model: A� Chevy Express Explorer Limited SE �nicknamed the "Scooby" van.) She barely figures in her own presidential ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 07:39 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
August 9, 2014, Ferguson Missouri, black man shot by cop, left on ground, dead, ID: Michael Brown. Early morning April 12, 2015, 26-year-old Freddie Gray made eye contact with Baltimore police ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
"You know, I, for the love of me, I cannot understand why people who have billions of dollars are compulsively driven for more and how many people have got to die because they don't go to a doctor,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 10:05 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Bernie Sanders has an Agenda for America . Bernie is not following in the wake of public opinion, which itself is following in the wake of social/human need. He is leading, because to people like ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 08:52 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
I was born in 1979. It's a year that many economists have now found to be a turning point. From the end of the Great Depression until the year I was born, American productivity and prosperity ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 03:53 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The three issues I want to address in this blog are: 1. Campaign finance reform 2. Taxes 3. Income inequality There is an old saying, “Money is the root of all evil.” While money may not cause ...
by GerryMyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Hill is reporting that Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) has introduced the Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act. He has 17 bipartisan co-sponsors of the bill that would allow for a "...
by Victor Ward
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 05:07 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Can they help to fix Wall Street? New rules proposed today by commissioners in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The draft ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
In a recent USA Today article , Charles Koch is doing a PR stunt to convince us he is just a good guy. He wants us to believe that he and his brother David are only trying to control our government ...
by fidlerten
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 08:19 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
As we saw in Seattle the previous night at the #RentControl town hall hosted by two members of the City Council there , there can hardly be a more pressing issue than one effecting the three basic ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 10:46 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It's amusing to watch Hillary in her new populist role, touring in her Scooby bus, first in Iowa and now (recently) in New Hampshire, chumming it up with "regular" people in folksy everyday settings ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 01:41 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
It was always going to take a special kind of leader to pick up Ted Kennedy’s mantle as senior Senator from Massachusetts—champion of working families and scourge of special interests. Elizabeth ...
by unapologeticliberal777
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 05:44 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
As discussed here and here , President Obama's saying she (Elizabeth Warren) has got the Facts wrong on this " ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 06:53 PM PDT with 37 Recommends