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Cliven Bundy: Public lands means you can't use them to enrich yourself without compensating the commonwealth, you idiot.

Cliven Bundy: Richa rancher that should know better. Public lands means you can’t use them to enrich yourself without compensating the commonwealth, you idiot.

by Vyan

I mean, if you really look at the facts of the case at the heart of his dispute with the Bureau of Land Management over grazing fees he’s refused to pay for the last 20 years – Cliven Bundy has long enjoyed the benefit of Federal Resources without actually meeting the requirements for access to those resources. Continue reading »

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Apr 092014
 
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Guest Editor: Roland Vincent

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How many conservatives are animal rights supporters?

Gary Francione is on a fool’s mission. People are having children faster than we are creating vegans. Abolition of slaughter will not occur until we have the political climate to ban it.

Every social movement is about politics. Animal Rights is all about politics. Particularly it is about Left wing politics.  Capitalism will not allow Animal Rights. We need a Socialist society to succeed. Continue reading »

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Apr 082014
 
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STEVEN JONAS, MD

As is well-known, since their triumph in the 2010 elections, not only at the Federal but also at the level of the states, a number one priority for the Republican Party has been limiting the numbers of those voting, especially those who might vote Democratic. Further, they have also focused on limiting the significance of the votes of potential Democratic voters. The first step in this direction was the post-2010 re-districting for both Congressional and state legislative seats. Continue reading »

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Mar 282014
 
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Krauthammer: A durable neocon always ready with toxic opinions.

Krauthammer: A durable neocon always ready with toxic opinions.

There’s been no shortage of right-wing criticism of Barack Obama’s policy towards Russia. But some are advising he be more like…. Jimmy Carter?

Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer (3/13/14) explained:

Obama is not the first president to conduct a weak foreign policy. Jimmy Carter was similarly inclined–until Russia invaded Afghanistan, at which point the scales fell from Carter’s eyes.  Continue reading »

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Mar 272014
 
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The TGP Editors Say: The new mayor’s real sin is to have spoken out repeatedly against inequality and the need to tax the superrich.  They won’t have any of it, and now the knives are out…The whining by charter school supporters is only a smokescreen. Families for Excellence in Schools seems to be just one more rightwing front. 
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Who Is Behind the Pro-Charter Schools Group Fighting New York City Mayor de Blasio?

Wealthy, powerful people and organizations backing non-profit behind ads and rally

By Robert Lewis : Reporter, WNYC News

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Charter School March
Charter [school] supporters cross the Brooklyn Bridge in October in a march organized by Families for Excellence in Schools.(Yasmeen Khan) Continue reading »
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