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To Heart of the Beast

“It was the workers in these industries who taught me that there was a systematic conflict between profits and health.… When you start thinking that, when you start to interfere with the forces of production, you’re going to the heart of … Continue reading

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October Surprise

“… the United States will be in full blown debt ceiling hike chaos just as the final electoral debates take place.” -Zero Hedge gives us something to look forward to.

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Life After Death

Egalitarians must work to take over the Democratic party as the Tea Party has recently taken over the Republicans. Action in the streets will lead the way, but we must have electoral strength to make our leaders follow through with the changes we demand. Continue reading

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Charlotte 2012

“–good luck to Obama as he tries to channel his economic populism at Bank of America Stadium.” –Cole Stangler weighs in on the Ron Paul thing.

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Send in the Clowns

“This caucus, let’s face it, marks the beginning of a long, rigidly-controlled, carefully choreographed process that is really designed to do two things: weed out dangerous minority opinions, and award power to the candidate who least offends the public while … Continue reading

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Lazy Drug Users

“I don’t see anyone in the Republican majority demanding drug testing for folks who receive oil and gas subsidies.” -Rep Clyburn, commenting on the House bill that would allow states to require drug-testing for anyone seeking unemployment benefits.

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Romney Bites

The Governor’s current favorite cereals are Brown Sugar Chex Bites and Quaker Oatmeal Squares. -Politico’s Mike Allen, bringing us the important campaign issues of the day.

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A New Conversation

This is a conversation we haven’t been having for the past 30 years… [W]hite working-class voters are supposed to be riled up against Democrats for policies such as affirmative action and gun control. They’re not supposed to get angry with … Continue reading

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The Speech

“It sounds like [Obama] has a natural affinity for union workers and ordinary people when he makes these speeches. But his policies are crafted by representatives of corporate/financial America, who happen to entirely make up his inner circle. “I just … Continue reading

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“Debate”

“… a joint appearance designed to revolve around slogans, soundbites and spin, and which demonstrates the sheer contempt in which American political parties and their media collaborators hold the public.” -Dan Gillmor wants to redefine electoral debates

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