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The Blogosphere Wars on Truth about Nonexistent “Voter Fraud”

There is an unusual amount of misinformation on various wordpress blogs and around the internet about the dangers of “voter fraud.” Virtually nonexistent “voter fraud” is being used to rig the upcoming 2012 election by suppressing the vote through passage … Continue reading

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Update on Karl Rove’s Rick Perry Project

Karl Rove engineered a Republican takeover of the Texas Supreme Court a few decades ago and then went on to groom Rick Perry to become the Texas agriculture commissioner in 1990. Perry later became Lt. Governor of Texas in 1998 … 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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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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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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President Obama Highlights Importance of Education to Win the Future of America

President Obama gave his State of the Union Speech Tonight, 1/25/11 and urged Americans to Win the Future “We do big things. From the earliest days of our founding, America has been the story of ordinary people who dare to … Continue reading

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Good Regulations and Good Policies

The Good, the Bad and the Stupid Is everything in life always good or always bad or always stupid? No, of course not. Yet, the new Manipulative Talking Points (MTP) coming from the mouth of GOP wordcrafter Frank Luntz on … Continue reading

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Linguist George Lakoff encourages Democrats to Convey their Moral Message

Linguist George Lakoff encourages Democrats and Progressives to reframe more clearly their moral message to the American people. Is America having a greed crisis? Is that why so many people are unemployed? Is privatization really government for profit? Are tax breaks for the top 1-2% of Americans really public theft? Can Americans remember that empathy is the basis of true democracy and that we need to take social as well as personal responsibility? Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi Stands Up for All Americans in NYT Magazine Interview

Nancy Pelosi is a role model for all women. She was recently interviewed by Deborah Soloman of the NYT Magazine. Excerpts from the NYT Magazine Article: O.K., but you could admit to having deep emotions about your setback in the … Continue reading

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Senator Lugar Urges Republicans and Democrats to Do Their Duty and Pass the New START Treaty Now

Elder Statesman, Senator Lugar, Stands up to Republican Leadership on the New START Treaty and calls for Immediate Passage of the Treaty before 2011 On Wednesday, 11/17/2010, Senator Lugar at a press conference with Senator Kerry and Secretary of State … Continue reading

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