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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

How Romney Would Roll Back 20th Century (What could be more TQ RETRO than that?)


 

 

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Noam Chomsky: Why America and Israel Are the Greatest Threats to Peace

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Could You Raise Your Kids on Less Than $15,000 a Year? Millions of Parents Are Forced to Learn How

Increasing the minimum wage to just $10.00 from $7.25 would be a shot in the arm to poverty-stricken Americans. READ MORE»

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4 Ways Romney & Ryan Would Roll Back the 20th Century

This election will decide the future of our welfare state. READ MORE»

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7 Worst Media Brown-Nosers Who Enable Paul Ryan's Lies

Many pundits describe the vice-presidential nominee as an intellectual heavyweight. He's not -- but you wouldn't know it from the mainstream media reports. READ MORE»

By Sarah Jaffe / AlterNet

93-Year-Old Woman Who Marched With Dr. King Has to Jump Through Hoops to Vote Because of GOP Voter Suppression

The top Republican voter suppression target is African-American women. READ MORE»

By Ruth Rosen / openDemocracy.net

Prisoners Treated Like Cattle in New Orleans

"It's like we animals. They're just packing more and more people in. They got us packed to capacity. Lots of us have no attorney. Can't do nothing but sit back here. We're just stuck." READ MORE»

By Karen Houppert / Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

Asian Woman Writes That She Refuses to Date Asian Men: Is She an Internet Troll or Agent Provocateur?

Jenny An says she wrote "I'm an Asian Woman and I Refuse to Date an Asian Man" as an experiment in provocation. Well, it's working. READ MORE»

By Jeff Yang / AlterNet

Who Was Worst Famous Poet Of The 20th Century?

He simply cannot write a decent line, let alone a decent poem. READ MORE»

By John Dolan / The Exiled



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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