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Will you help these Causes? Help needed for those not making it big !

Well I wrote a diary regarding the minimum Wage and got some really strange debate from what sounded like Wall Street folks. I observed so much debate against the minimum wage and actually some...Read more

NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Pushes Congress To Put An End Human Trafficking

Received this e-mail today from former Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign: Human trafficking is a horrific crime, one that claims an estimated 100,000 American...Read more

Studies Show Minimum Wage Won't rent an apt. in Any State!

Well this one shocked me and I am not easily shocked. Studies have shown the Income Inequlity has tilted to the point of homelessness or edge of it for working people and those on fixed incomes...Read more

Ronald Reagan's $2 million paid trip to Japan right after leaving Presidency

Anyone who follows politics and history knows this flap about Hillary Clinton 's speaking fees is a load of B.S. Former Presidents, (G.W. made over $2mil in speaking fees since he left office) and...Read more

MO & IL-Sen: Kander (D) & Duckworth (D) Call On Congress To Allow VA To Cover IVF

Received this e-mail today on behalf of Secretary of State Jason Kander (D. MO) and Rep. Tammy Duckworth's (D. IL) U.S. Senate campaigns: My husband Bryan and I had been talking about maybe having...Read more

OH-Sen: PPP Shows A Toss Up Between Rob Portman (R) & Ted Strickland (D)

Here's some encouraging news today out of Ohio courtesy of PPP: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/... PPP's newest Ohio poll finds a toss up in the race for Senate- Rob Portman is ahead of Ted...Read more

Republicans To Beg The Emperor For A Boon

Oh, look, who coulda predicticated For months now legislators have accused Jindal of kowtowing to Norquist's "no tax pledge," which stipulates that taxes cannot be raised unless they’re offset by...Read more

Don't Mess With HSBC

It's interesting watching a Bank's behavior over time. Forex fines Money laundering fines LIBOR fines Tax avoidence scams But, they didn't need a bailout. Now the reactions Mr Gulliver was also asked...Read more

Warren Out = Progressive Dilemma

The Run Warren Run PAC has officially disbanded. Senator Elizabeth Warren has been clear from the get-go that she is not running for President. The PAC advocating her entry into the race has finally...Read more

FL-Sen: Patrick Murphy (D) Gives Three Great Reasons To Support Marriage Equality

Received this e-mail today from Rep. Patrick Murphy's (D. FL) U.S. Senate campaign: I support marriage equality because: 1. I believe in equal rights for all Americans, regardless of race, creed,...Read more

Politicians out of their element in search of votes

Help Us Push Governor Cuomo to Address What Happen to Kalief Browder

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Tell the Governor Cuomo of New York @NYGovCuomo that he needs to step up and address what happen to Kalief Browder (#KaliefBrowder). Tweet him until you can't tweet any longer.

Mike Huckabee: I'm Proud Of My Ignorance

Mike Huckabee " I'm one ignorant bunny and I am not backing down" "I take nothing back from that speech,” he told Iowa rightwing radio host Steave Deace on Friday. “I’m kind of glad it’s posted...Read more

CA-Sen: Kamala Harris (D) Joins The Call To Pass The Every Child Deserves A Family Act

Received this e-mail from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign: When I created the Bureau of Children's Justice, I did it for one reason: We can't let down our most vulnerable...Read more

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 6/5/15 Edition

Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Toomey says one thing in Pennsylvania, and then does another with his votes in Washington, D.C. Let's take a look. On the...Read more

Looking back 20 years from today what will be President Obama's greatest legacy achievements?

The Hazardous Wasteland: East Liverpool, Ohio & The Environmental Disaster That Time Forgot

There is a river that runs by East Liverpool, but you do not swim in it. There are crops that grow from the ground in East Liverpool, but you do not eat them. There are brisk winds that blow the cool...Read more

War in Syria and Iraq: Check CENTCOM's event logs for May and the U.S. is roughly a No Show

Summary: According to U.S. Central Command logs, we are making fewer airstrikes during a whole month today than we did every day in 2003 during the effort to remove Saddam Hussein. Compared to...Read more

Does your Reality today now mess with your Dreams or Ambitions of yesterday?

Everyone has a story. Everyone is supposed to have dreams of better lives and hope for their kids and their children's children. Everyone does not start out in life on an equal playing field and that...Read more

May 2015 U.S. airstrikes: At 30 a day for Syria and Iraq, what is the point of it ?

Summary: The United States was a No Show for the two most important military actions against ISIS /DAESH in May of 2015. We did absolutely nothing at two of the major battles: • Palmyra in Syria; and...Read more

Everyone Should Have A Microchip Implant

Now this seems reasonable, for the greater good even “Please understand this is an unavoidable measure for the sake of our neighbours and families,” the deputy prime minister, Choi Kyung-hwan, told a...Read more

Animal Nuz Blogathon Fundraiser: Cats Agree ericlewis0 is the Best

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Win or lose, does Iowa really matter for the next President of the United States?

60% (9 votes)
27% (4 votes)
Not Sure
13% (2 votes)
Total votes: 15

Texas lege sends open carry bills to Guv.

CA-12: DFA Pushes Nancy Pelosi (D) To Publicly Come Out Against Fast Tracking The TPP

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: The fight against Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership is getting closer to a vote in the House of Representative -- and the big...Read more

Bernie Sanders: The Moderate Centrist

Forget the labels thrown around without thought these days, what we are talking about is radicalism rather than political leanings. So the question should be phrased as follows: Which is the moderate...Read more

IL-Sen: Dick Durbin (D) Helps Tammy Duckworth (D) Get Ready To Defeat Mark Kirk (R)

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D. IL) in support of Rep. Tammy Duckworth's (D. IL) U.S. Senate campaign: Ten years ago, I invited a wounded warrior from Walter Reed Army...Read more