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With Election Over, First Order Of Business Is $450B In Corporate Tax Breaks

The election is over. Congress is back in Washington. The first order of business after the election is to give big tax breaks to the corporations – $450 billion worth. Fortunately, President Obama is trying to do something about this. Tax Extenders Every year Congress renews a package of "temporary" corporate tax breaks. Show More Summary

Millennials’ Nonchalance About HIV Has Made The Virus A ‘Silent Killer’

"For people living with HIV and AIDS, it's not enough to know -- you also have to go for health care." The post Millennials’ Nonchalance About HIV Has Made The Virus A ‘Silent Killer’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Government's own Research Shows E-cigs Not a Gateway to Smoking

A report by the ONS shows that e-cigarettes are almost entirely used by people who are trying to give up smoking. Only one in 700 people who regularly ‘vape’ were not smokers previously, the research found. The popularity of e-cigarettes has continued to rise while the number of smokers has been falling, leading many to conclude that there is a link. Show More Summary

St. Louis Prosecutor's Organization Raised Money For Darren Wilson

Oh yeah, sure Bob McCulloch presented a fair case and was impartial. Here's reason number umpty-zillion why he is an lying, slimy, arrogant tool. Addicting Info: In addition to his duties as the county prosecutor, Robert McCulloch is...Show More Summary

The Ferguson grand jury was never intended to bring an indictment

31 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch When you think of a grand jury, you think of a fair system in which the prosecutor makes his or her best case for bringing someone to trial for committing a crime, presenting the best evidence...Show More Summary

Ukip Peer Reported to Lords Speaker for Calling on Muslims to Debate Contents of Koran

A UK Independence Party peer, Lord Pearson, has been reported to the Speaker of the House of Lords, Lady D’Souza, for suggesting in a debate in the House that Lee Rigby's killers had drawn inspiration for their attack from the Koran....Show More Summary

Making Sense of Darren Wilson's Story

We should always be careful not to force concrete individual events, individual tragedies, into the greater broader social injustices into which they seem to and may indeed fit. It's with this skepticism that I've approached the death of Michael Brown from the start. Show More Summary

Darren Wilson’s Wife Pregnant

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who recently got married to a fellow officer, is going to become a dad. Wilson, 28, had earlier told GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos that he had gotten married since the Aug. 9 shooting that has rocked Ferguson and much of the country. In an installment of the exclusive interview released [...]

Feds Arrest Mexican Mafia Boss Tied to Killing of Texas Cop

Federal authorities have arrested a top member of a prison gang called the Mexican Mafia. The gang member is believed to be the mastermind behind the murder of a Texas cop. The Federal Bureau of Investigations and San Antonio PoliceShow More Summary

Happy Black Friday, Your Credit Card Information Could Very Likely Be Stolen Again

Over the past year, Target and other retailers have worked hard to repair their images. But since last holiday season, the industry is not much better prepared to stop another attack. The post Happy Black Friday, Your Credit Card Information Could Very Likely Be Stolen Again appeared first on ThinkProgress.

MAP: Country Lights Up With Ferguson Solidarity Protests

All told, 41 states had solidarity protests in honor of Mike Brown on Tuesday. The post MAP: Country Lights Up With Ferguson Solidarity Protests appeared first on ThinkProgress.

King Obama's edict is a mess

42 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Page's Page

Maybe President Barack Obama is just trolling?

AMAZING VIDEO: Deep Sea ‘Black Sea Devil’ Anglerfish Caught Live on Film For First Time Ever

Over the years, scientists have seen numerous dead Black Sea Devil fish, of course. But this is the very first time deep sea divers have caught video of a Black

MASCULINITY, AT A GUESS: Zero Tolerance For What? “The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors…

MASCULINITY, AT A GUESS: Zero Tolerance For What? “The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors on Tuesday unanimously committed to adopting a zero-tolerance policy toward sexual assault – although the university hasn’t figured out what zero tolerance means.” You want to show zero tolerance for rape? Report it to the police. Plus, from the comments: […]

Costs soar in war against Islamic State

45 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Page's Page

The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount.

Why Do Black Men Die With Their Hands Up?

I remember September 21, 2011 remarkably well. I remember sitting in my dorm room, frantically refreshing Twitter to see whether or not, by some miracle, justice would be served, and a man would go home to his family. He didn't. What...Show More Summary

Obama’s Amnesty Gives Employers a $3,000 Incentive to Hire Illegals Over Real Americans

Not only has Obama unconstitutionally given some 5 million lawbreaking illegal immigrants sudden legal status, but now he is giving employers a $3,000 incentive to hire illegals instead of hiring

The Left's Unending Fascination With Scripts to Browbeat Relatives on Thanksgiving Strongly Resemble... Scripts for Religious Conversion

Religious fervor on Thanksgiving?! How appropriate! Think Progress has a guide on "how to argue with your Evangelical uncle" about marriage equality. Vox is advising you on Bill Cosby, Ferguson, and immigration (you're for it as much as possible, of...

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