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The Presidential Press Conference: Female Reporters

The president gave a great press conference and in what may be quite historic only called on female reporters for questions to the chagrin of a lot of men (and that rhymes appropriately). 583 more words

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Cuba

Relations with Cuba? Normal relations with Cuba? OMG! There is going to be an explosion on the right. But in the interest of sane and common sense it is something we should have done a long time ago. 597 more words

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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

In congress these days we have only two people who carry the ball for the people– Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Pretty much them standing against the onslaught of corporate money and creed. 566 more words

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The United State Postal Received the Highest Rating of Any Government Agency

The United State Postal received the highest rating of any government agency by a wide margin despite all the boo birds on the right who say the USPS is outdated. 339 more words

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The Debate Over Torture

The debate over torture in the aftermath of the release of the findings by the Senate Committee that was (at least in the beginning) a bi-partisan effort to get out the truth about the torture of prisoners that went on during the early years after 9/11 is now heating up as a non-partisan issue as seemly all issues coming out of Washington these days wind up being. 823 more words

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Nightfall Comes Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted

It was a cold chilling night in St. Louis and in Ferguson and for whatever reason and although they knew the verdict they waited until nightfall to announce that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the shooting death of Michael Brown the unarmed Ferguson Missouri teenager. 621 more words

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Action on Immigration

It’s been four days since President Obama announced his executive action on Immigration and somehow the sky has not fallen in nor has anarchy taken place (well except on that new television show) the world is still turning and no Mexicans have taken Sarah Palin’s advice (thankfully) and started their swim back across the ocean from whence they came. 461 more words

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