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DECEMBER 2013 December 2, 2013: A cruise fundraiser is held for Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) December 3, 2013: Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) hosts a luncheon fundraiser in Washington, D.C. December 3, 2013: Reps. Mark Amodei (R-NV) and Louis Capps (D-CA)...More

 

If You Can Hear Us Now, Then Why Won't You Listen?

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The Obama NSA has been secretly collecting millions of phone records of American citizens. For all this intelligence-gathering, they haven't found the intelligence to realize how wrong this is. Turkish authorities have heard the rumbles of uprisings across Europe and...More

 

I Am a Teacher, Hear Me Roar: Another Way to Protest Gun Violence

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[The following piece is a guest blog by global educator Laurence Peters. The views expressed here are his own, not those of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.] In 1994, perhaps one of the most remarkable events of the 20th...More

 

O'Donnell States it Plain [EvolutionBlog]

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When MSNBC fired Keith Olbermann and replaced him with Lawrence O'Donnell, I was a bit annoyed. But now that Olbermann had crashed and burned over at Current TV, and O'Donnell has turned into a pretty effective pundit, I have changed...More

 

Gay Republicans Angry With Obama Over Announcement

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Reading an article from DeWayne Wickham in the Tuesday morning edition concerning a group called Log Cabin Republicans , which is a gay organization for Republican gay people, some things came to mind. For me as a gay Democrat of...More

 

ObamaCare...the Others Don't

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Conservatives go to the High Court with the low goal of making it harder for Americans to get healthcare, yet while they threaten to undo Obama's achievement, the President's own national poll numbers rise. Republicans realize that Romney's the one...More

 

Romney Advisor Compares General Campaign to Etch a Sketch

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Romney Advisor Eric Fehrnstrom has confirmed what many of us already knew would happen once Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney becomes the Republican nominee and that is he will do a complete 180 on many of the issues that Mitt...More

 

Bemused Remark For the Day [EvolutionBlog]

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As I write this, the lead headline over at HuffPo is, “Shock Poll: 52% of Mississippi GOP Voters Say Obama is a Muslim,” leading to this story. The shock, I would think, is that the number is so low. Read...More

 

Strange enough: 2012 Election May be About Women’s Rights

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I’m pinching myself to be sure I’m actually not dreaming as I watch the Republican Party hand over the 2012 election to us Democrats. Back in 2010, Republicans took over the U.S. House of Representatives and state houses across the...More

 

President Obama, 1991: Speak Truth to Power [Dean's Corner]

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Here is a fascinating insight into President Obama as a young law student at Harvard, in 1991. Read the rest of this post... | Read the comments on this post...More