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“Right to Work” Laws Mean Less Rights for Workers

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Recently, Indiana Republican Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law a “ Right to Work ” law stripping unions of their power to extract union dues from workers. Indiana joins 22 other states in becoming a “Right to Work” state. Huge...More

 

Of Groundhogs and the Grand Old Party

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Another brutal primary with more shadowy money, more vicious attacks from more unaccountable allies, and a rich guy outspending another rich guy wins again. We hear the same plans to help corporations & the 1%, the same coded class war...More

 

Ending the War on Drugs

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I worked for the Hudson House/United States Mission for five and half years. In that time, I’d met many people who were addicted to drugs . Back in the 80s, rock cocaine was the main drug that scourged the streets...More

 

Republicans and Hypocrisy

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In life we can’t always get what we want. For conservatives, they want government to butt out of their lives when it comes to making money. Corporations and big banks want the freedom to make up their own rules and...More

 

GOP Contenders’ Tax Plans—Robin Hood in Reverse

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As the Republican candidates move from Christian, evangelical South Carolina to Florida, a state still racked by high unemployment and a foreclosure crisis that just won’t end, the hunt is on for the candidate most likely to uproot President Obama...More

 

Is “A Perfect Union” Only a Dream for America?

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I sat and watched television last night and listened as the Republican candidates put each other down and put President Obama down and I thought to myself “It’s so sad that we’re living through a time in our nation that...More

 

Constitutional Amendment Needed to Stop Unlimited Campaign Cash

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I believe that both Democrats and Liberals, at least the reasonable ones in each party feel that the need to permanently fix our campaign financing system is an important step we need to take. The real question here is; how...More

 

Mitt Romney; The People's Choice, Because Corporations are People Too!

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The upcoming Republican primary in South Carolina which former Governor Mitt Romney is leading in the polls, may well help send this man on to be the Republican nominee to face off with President Obama for the presidency in 2013...More

 

Stop Mitt Romney!

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The Republican Presidential campaign for this election cycle has been very entertaining for us outsiders. We’ve watched as the conservative base have chosen one of the “not Romney” characters; Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, only to end...More

 

Biggest Fear for Republicans Will be an Improving Economy

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I won’t be cynical enough to say that all Republicans are hoping the economy stinks when November 2012 rolls around. But, I would put money on it that the Republicans who’re running for president and even many of the rank...More