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Iowa Gulls Set World Record for Getting Conned

Some said it couldn't be done, that the party of Trump would not find another, far more outlandish, dangerous and ignorant candidate. And yet Trump's numbers are falling as the new hero of the rightwing fundamentalists, Ben Carson, claws his way on top. That his mountain of mendacity hasn't cut short his 15 minutes of fame is the subject of this essay, not without glimmering moments of satire. Here's the latest winner of the Rogue Rubber Chicken award for national gullibility.

Bernie Sanders Stands Up For Impoverished Senate Cafeteria Workers

The full-time cafeteria and catering employees at the U.S. Senate are unable to afford to live in the city they work in and management is intimidating these workers not to organize and fight for better pay. That is until Bernie Sanders and 33 other Democrats came along…

Obama Administration Approves Pipeline Expansion Set to Feed First Ever Fracked...

The Gulf Trace pipeline has recently been secretly approved by the Obama administration and will be carrying fracked gas which will later be exported globally. Why was the public not informed?

Bush Sr. Blames Neocons for Ruining W.’s Presidency: Is He Warning...

George H. W. Bush outwardly blames Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld for many of the failures of the presidency of his son, George W. Bush. Are his remarks meant to warn Jeb Bush of what's to come?

What I Learned on My Red State Book Tour

While Robert Reich's intent was to put into practice what he teaches, "the best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree with you," here is what he actually learned from red America while on his book tour.

What Socialism Means to Bernie—and You

Socialism is not a "frighteningly alien worldview," it's merely another set of ideas for organizing society to protect and uplift every human being. Here is what you need to know about socialism as Bernie Sanders puts it.

Pity Pathetic, Lying Republicans

Problem: how to blast such obvious con artists on the GOP campaign war path? The whole, outlandish gang not only lies through their teeth but then brazenly denies what's blatantly contradicted by their own web sites and direct quotations. Logical debunking doesn't provide sufficient gravitas, thus this pleasantry.

Can Jeb Bush Even Spell Integrity?

This presidential wannabe campaigns as an ethics reformer and preaches against the corrupt influence on government. Yet, as former Florida governor, Jeb Bush cashed in big time from government-corporate corruption. Can you say hypocrite?

Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism

“Economics dominates politics—and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.” Sheldon Wolin discusses the terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism” with Chris Hedges.

Debate Mendacity Even Shocks Conservatives

Republican presidential candidates seem free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will—for instance, take the free-for-all CNBC debate. They all got away with prevaricating about themselves, their policies and their opponents.

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State of Missouri to execute Marcellus Williams despite exonerating DNA evidence

DNA evidence proves Williams’ innocence – Governor Greitens could commute his death sentence.

The stand down order: Charlottesville PD’s complicity with terror

There was a stand down order. The police did nothing. The Sheriff’s Department did nothing. The city council did nothing. They. Let. This. Happen.

How to remove Trump

When the media stop reporting his tweets, his isolation and irrelevance will be complete.

Study shows how wind and solar power help save American lives, and money

Moving away from fossil fuels, like coal, can save thousands of lives in the U.S., and save us billions of dollars.

Media’s biased reporting on China serves only the rich and powerful

The media’s neglect in this area serves the interests of the rich and powerful. It is not responsible reporting.

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