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The Debt Ceiling has been Raised 102 times since 1917

What will bring Congress together for the American people instead of political grandstanding? So, why are many Republicans, including Eric Cantor, deciding now is the time to put the entire U.S. economy in jeopardy, especially since we are still pulling out … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole. Does the Dept. of Defense Know Where their Money Goes?

Possible Gold Mine of Untracked Money in DOD The accounting practices of the Department of Defense are so ridiculous that it should be a Saturday Night Live Skit.  This assessment comes from the DOD’s own Inspector General! Here are some … Continue reading

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Senator Sanders Exposes the Well-Funded Koch Echo Chamber

Senator Bernie Sanders Exposes the Koch Brothers PR Campaign to Attempt to Raise Age of Social Security to 70 Years Old! Why are the Koch Brothers so determined to use think tanks, the media and public officials to force their … Continue reading

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Oil Executives Say they Need Subsidies while getting $100/barrel of Oil

Is it a joke? 5 Oil Executives appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to explain why they still want $2.1 billion/year subsidies from the U.S. government. This does not make sense since in 2005 when oil was $55/barrel, the oil … Continue reading

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Is James O’Keefe’s secret recording of NPR Employees Junk Journalism?

Strategies of Junk Journalism from James O’Keefe and friends Today, James O’Keefe and his blog released a secretly taped 44-minute telephone conversation on You-Tube which is Part II of the deliberate attempt of O’Keefe to undermine the public’s view of … Continue reading

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Breitbart’s Protege Creates Gotcha Videos of ACORN and NPR

Andrew Brietbart’s Protege James O’Keefe strikes again with secret videos in an attempt to attack NPR. O’Keefe helped bring down ACORN with secret videos that he edited in a way to slander their work. However, after Congress de-funded ACORN, the Federal Courts and GAO proved all accusations brought against them were cleared. However, why did Fox News, O’Keefe and Breitbart try to destroy ACORN and now they are attacking NPR as well. Does this have anything to do with the 2012 election? Continue reading

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Gov. Walker RAMS through ANTI-Rights Bill in WI

WI Governor Walker and 18 State Senators turn back 50 years of worker’s rights. Is this the way democracy should operate, by eliminating worker’s rights to collective bargaining? Will State Senators be recalled as a result of their actions? Continue reading

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Soros Agrees Markets Unable to Self-Regulate Excesses

Soros claims markets are unable to self-regulate their excesses. There is an important role for governments to play to prevent future financial crises. Mr. Soros also claims “Republicans are engaged in a maneuver of starving the beast [government] for political purposes.” Will the American public see through efforts to dismantle the good work government can do by the GOP yelling about deficits? Continue reading

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GOP Governor Walker Refused Dialogue with Unions prior to Protests

Did Governor Walker Orchestrate Wisconsin’s Budget Shortfall? Jonathan Williams, director of the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) which represents conservative state lawmakers, and Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, discussed … Continue reading

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The Epidemic of Lack of Good Education + No Jobs for Arab Youth = Terrorist Breeding Grounds

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What are the Factors that Drive Arab Youth into Terrorist Organizations?   Recently there was a report on National Public Radio from American Abroad Media (AAM) called “Overlooked and Underpaid: Arab Youth in Today’s Economy” regarding the vicious cycle of lack … Continue reading

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