Joni Ernst ready to literally shoot it out with the feds

Joni Ernst

Gun nut’s scary Senate plan: Joni Ernst ready to literally shoot it out with the feds – Iowa candidate arms herself in case government infringes on her rights. So when, exactly, would she start shooting? >by: Simon Maloy | Friday, Oct 24, 2014 08:30 AM EST | RePost 10/25/2014 1:14:33 PM | The Huffington Post reported yesterday that Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for Senate in Iowa, is prepared to […]

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Judge Says Poor Have No Right To Clean Water

Protesters with the Detroit Water Brigade outside federal bankruptcy court last week.

Judge Says Poor Have No Right To Clean Water, Allows Detroit Water Shutoffs To Continue | ThinkProgress >by: Alan Pyke|Posted on September 29, 2014 at 11:01 am Updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:10 pm |RePost 10/26/2014 7:31:00 AM | Saying there is no such thing as a legal right to clean running water, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes dismissed a request from Detroit residents to impose a six-month moratorium on water shutoffs […]

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Dear Liberals from Forward Progressives

President Barack Obama frowning

Dear Liberals: Here’s a Dose of Harsh Reality You All Need to Hear >by: Allen Clifton |October 13, 2014 | RePost 10/26/2014 3:25:25 AM | This is going to be short, simple, honest and not something most liberals are going to want to hear. And that’s fine by me, because I’m completely frustrated with all this nonsense. There’s a simple and undeniable fact when it comes to voting, our elections and who […]

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The Discussion Around Voting Restrictions

AG Holder Voting Restrictions

A Breakthrough in the Discussion Around Voting Restrictions >by: Eric H. Holder, Jr.  Attorney General of the United States | Posted: 10/10/2014 9:45 am EDT Updated: 10/10/2014 9:59 am EDT|RePost 10/25/2014 10:36:25 PM | On Wednesday, the Government Accountability Office — a nonpartisan investigative agency — released a study showing that, of the states it examined, those that had enacted restrictive voter identification laws experienced sharper reductions in election turnout than those […]

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Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear”

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear” whether democracy or plutocracy will prevail in America – >by: Luke Brinker | Friday, Oct 24, 2014 08:45 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 7:25:07 PM| What do Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed Hong Kong leader, have in common? Both men, in their own ways, are part of the plutocratic revolt against democracy that Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman […]

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How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation

Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz

America’s looming freak show: How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation – with no political repercussion –! Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz (Credit: Reuters/Joshua Roberts/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/photo montage by Salon) >by Joan Walsh Salon| Friday, Oct 17, 2014 07:00 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 5:53:11 AM | I’m an optimist who’s expert at finding silver linings – American progressives have to be — but the case rapidly picking up steam […]

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