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George W. Bush’s CIA briefer admits Iraq WMD “intelligence” was a lie - Salon.com

A flurry of politicians quickly declaring their candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination has meant that the Bush administration’s Iraq War is back in the national conversation. 94 more words

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Texas Governor Signs Bill That Makes Local Fracking Bans Illegal | ThinkProgress

Texas lawmakers have made it clear you don’t mess with Texas when it comes to extracting fossil fuels. Even if you’re a Texan.

On Monday, Texas governor Greg Abbott signed legislation that prohibits cities across Texas from banning hydraulic fracturing from their home turf. 187 more words

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Here are the top 10 times David Letterman made right-wingers look like total idiots

It’s been hard to write or say anything about David Letterman’s impending retirement that doesn’t sound like hagiography. This is a man who was my comedy hero in first grade and remains my comedy hero to this day; a famous person who is probably more responsible for the kinds of things I find funny than anyone I’ve ever met in real life. 57 more words

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Bill Gates: High taxes and high growth can co-exist | PunditFact

With a net worth in the neighborhood of $80 billion, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has no hesitation answering questions about what sort of economic policies the country should follow. 155 more words

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Fox’s Chris Wallace Grills Rubio on His Iraq War ‘Flip’ | Mediaite

In perhaps the closest cable news has ever come to a genuine Abbott and Costello bit, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace attempted to get an answer out of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) over whether he would have invaded Iraq, and also who was on first. 49 more words

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The ludicrous myth of Republican fiscal responsibility: A history lesson for the modern GOP - Salon.com

Over the past three decades, the Republican party has followed a familiar strategy — get elected to executive office by preaching fiscal responsibility, make a complete mess of things fiscally, and then, when a Democrat comes in to clean up the mess, blame them endlessly for not fixing it fast enough. 58 more words

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