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Supreme Court's day of decisions...and close ones at that.

The Supreme Court have been announcing their decisions from some of the year’s cases this week. An earlier blog post already discusses the Obamacare ruling, which is obviously crucial. 1,112 more words

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Remember When Hillary Clinton Was Against Gay Marriage?

Editor’s Note: People saying “what’s wrong with Hillary changing her mind” clearly don’t get it. She changed her mind because she wants votes. If public opinion was still against same-sex marriage, Hillary likely would be too. 273 more words

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The problem with the Donald...

Here’s my one paragraph analysis:

The problem with Donald Trump’s recent presidential campaign launch speech is not that he is a racist, mindless asshole. The problem is that by comparison, he makes gun nutjobs like Sarah Palin and crazy homophobes like Rick Santorum seem like the “normal” Republicans.

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Calls For Every American To Be Armed With A Confederate Flag

After the tragic church shooting in Charleston South Carolina, where nine lives were lost, calls have been made to have every American armed with a confederate flag to avoid further shootings. 189 more words

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'Americans need to start standing up; we have the power' – Green Party's Dr. Jill Stein

‘We Americans need to start standing up; we have the power’ – Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who announced her candidacy for the 2016 Presidential race Tuesday, gives an interview to RT in which she talks about her campaign plans, how she will bring in more voters and make sure she is included this time in the presidential election debates, something third-party candidates have been denied for years in the US. 250 more words

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America’s Electoral Farce

Chris Hedges writes for Truthdig:

‘I intend to devote no more time to the upcoming presidential elections than walking to my local polling station on Election Day, voting for a third-party candidate, most likely the Green Party candidate, and going home. 318 more words

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The Next President's Foreign Policy: Likely the Same Overextended American Empire

Ivan Eland writes for The Huffington Post:

‘Although the 2016 election is a year-and-a-half away, the verdict is already in on the continuation of post-World War II interventionism as the policy of choice. 382 more words

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