‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t Understand

7 Things People Who Say They’re ‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t Understand | Alternet | Social and economic issues are deeply intertwined. >by:Greta Christina / AlterNet |05/20/2015 | Noteworthy RePost: 05/24/2015 3:57:15 AM | “Well, I’m conservative, but I’m not one of those racist, homophobic, dripping-with-hate Tea Party bigots! I’m pro-choice! I’m pro-same-sex-marriage! I’m not a racist! I just want lower taxes, and smaller government, and less government regulation […]

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A Bill To Prohibit Creditors From Discriminating Against LGBT Consumers

Congressman Steve Israel from New York, and Senator Patty Murray from Washington State

Democrats Introduce A Bill To Prohibit Creditors From Discriminating Against LGBT Consumers – The New Civil Rights Movement [The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), which prohibits credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because you get public assistance. The law provides protections when you deal with any organizations or people […]

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US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

President Obama Korean Sanctions

US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack | AP >by: JOSH LEDERMAN | 01/02/2015 9:33 PM EST |RePost: 01/03/2015 8:15:33 AM | HONOLULU (AP) — Opening a new front in its cyber spat with North Korea, the United States slapped new sanctions Friday on government officials and the North’s defense industry in its first public act of retribution for a cyber-attack against Sony. Despite lingering doubts by the cyber […]

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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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Set Scott Walker straight on human rights.

>Diallo Brooks, People For the American Way [alerts@pfaw.org]|Fri 4/20/2012 11:42 AM| A new message from your friends at People For the American Way.VIEW AS WEB PAGE  |  TELL A FRIEND  |  SUBSCRIBE Eleanor Roosevelt, who chaired the commission that authored the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, holds up a copy of the Declaration. Scott Walker’s assault on Wisconsinites’ rights affects real people. Set him straight. Send Walker a copy of […]

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