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"The 'Right' In It's 'Wrong' Mind": Will The GOP Scrap Obama’s State Of The Union address?

In early 1999, the political environment in Washington, D.C., bordered on surreal. President Clinton had just been impeached. House Speaker Newt Gingrich had just been ousted from his leadership post, forced out by his own members. 483 more words

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Speaking of everything being fucking awful...

I see the Democrats are doing their usual shit of selling out to corporate interests at the expense of science, clean renewable energy, and the middle class and poor people: 271 more words

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UN resolution puts the US at odds with the rest of the world over mass surveillance

The United Nations on Tuesday passed a resolution determining that privacy is a basic human right, placing the international organization at direct odds with the United States, which voted earlier this month to stop a bill curbing National Security Agency programs from advancing in the Senate. 238 more words

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[IT] FOCUS ON: GIOVANI, OSSERVAZIONI E PROPOSTE

Con la Raccomandazione del 22 aprile 2013, atto non vincolante per gli Stati Membri, si è posta al centro del dibattito europeo la necessità di investire sul capitale umano dei giovani guidando le loro transizioni occupazionali. 193 more words

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Obama: "I Just Took An Action To Change The Law" On Immigration

There was an unscripted moment for President Barack Obama yesterday that might make Justice Department lawyers defending the recent unilateral changes to immigration laws a bit uneasy. 375 more words

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[EN] EURAS INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL 2014

04-08th, August 2014, İstanbul. Youthmed has been glad to welcome his students in EURAS festival “Youth and Environment in the Developing World”, an event that was meant to be an opportunity for our young generation to meet and share their traditions and discuss about current events and issues. 103 more words

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Schumer: The Affordable Care Act Was A Mistake To Pass In The First Term And "Made No Political Sense"

Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) made headlines yesterday with public statements that passing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (or Obamacare) was a mistake and “blew” the opportunity of the party to pass meaningful legislation that appealed to the middle class. 476 more words

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