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Past is Prologue - The Dixiecrat Roots of the Tea Party

April 24, 2014 by stlfilmmaker

tea party, politics, government

“We oppose and condemn the action of the Democratic Convention in sponsoring a civil rights program calling for the elimination of segregation, social equality by Federal fiatt, regulations of private    Read more

Putin Pivots to Asia

April 17, 2014 by Mounir Ghaly

An alliance between Russia and China

After decades of tepid negotiations, Russia and China concluded a gas deal, with Russia being the supplier.    Read more

Tea Party Pharaohs and Right-Wing Romans

April 17, 2014 by Living Liberally

Right-Wing, Tea Party, what is the Tea Party, Tea Party nuts

At Passover, we tell the story of a Pharaoh who was inhospitable to strangers in his land. In America today, it's Tea Party that attacks anyone in favor of sensible immigration reform.    Read more

Mass Evictions in Rio de Janeiro as the 2016 Rio Olympics loom

April 11, 2014 by Andrew17

Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Brazil, squatters rights, squatters, Rio Olympics

As we near the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts clearing out the poor from local Shanty towns. Over 5,000 people were evicted from their temporary homes with no apparent solution to find them permanent housing. So where will Brazil hide their poor during the Olympic games? Maybe behind a giant wall like China did in 2008.

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Maybe Obama Should Take Up Painting

April 10, 2014 by Living Liberally

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

The left criticizes Obama over NSA surveillance, lack of action on climate change and immigration, and being too conciliatory with the big banks.    Read more

Advertising Share Program

April 8, 2014 by THE POLITICUS

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Hello Politicrats,

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Punishing Putin

April 7, 2014 by Mounir Ghaly

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

Since I wrote my blog on Punishing Putin, I received several phone calls from friends offering suggestion. The response I liked best was : "Ignore Him!" Many will say, but you can't ignore him.    Read more

Party Leadership Message War Via Twitter

April 2, 2014 by Andrew17

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

This morning I took a look at the different tweets from the party leadership (Democrats and Republicans). You will notice something very interesting about Mitch Mcconnell's tweet. He doesn't mention Healthcare. Why is that?

How to Punish Putin

March 31, 2014 by Mounir Ghaly

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

Over the last two weeks, Western nations have announced a layered sanctions plan to deal with Putin's aggression in the Ukraine.    Read more

Has Israel Poisoned The Peace Process?

March 28, 2014 by gawilliams14

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

Recently I have been reading about the situation in the Middle East, specifically the Israel/Palestine impasse, and started to wonder what has happened to create such a divisive atmosphere when there     Read more

Cold War, Cool War, Old War, New War?

March 27, 2014 by Living Liberally

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

In Russia's recent power plays and provocation, some commentators compare to 1930s Europe, others see the specter of the Soviet spread, but it's really a new challenge to the new world order.    Read more

Healthcare Reform (ACA) Is Here to Stay

March 20, 2014 by Andrew17

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

Listen up Moderate Democrats and Far Right Republicans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed. Why? Let me break it down!    Read more

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