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Veterans Blast NY Times Op-Ed That Stereotypes Them as Potential Domestic Terrorists

An unsigned Wednesday article in the Military Times spotlighted how veteran groups have rebuked the New York Times for an opinion piece that played up the recent shootings at two Jewish community centers as apparent proof that white veterans are susceptible to joining hate groups. Show More Summary

BREAKING>>> Jewish Center Shooter GLENN MILLER Was in Witness Protection Program

Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr., from Aurora, Missouri, founded and built the only White people’s party ever in the U.S. – the White Patriot Party – between 1980 to 1986, with a peak membership of around 5000. On Sunday Glenn Miller … Continue reading ?

Bill Medley Of The Righteous Brothers On His Life And Career

Bill Medley came on radio to promote his book, The Time of My Life, with fascinating stories about Elvis, Sinatra, Jack Benny and his legendary music. Now read this:9/11 Truther Radio Host Kills Himself After Finishing His Show (Apr 16, 2014) Pat Boone: Fugitive From The Law? (Mar 31, 2014) Is Rep. Mike Rogers Using […]

Mr. Al Qaeda becomes Mr. Right Wing Extremist?

Peter Bergen, CNN’s Mr Al Qaeda, has declared via the New America Foundation, that the real threat to America is not the terrorist group responsible for 9/11, the Fort Hood massacre, or the attempted Time Square bombing, but “right wing...Show More Summary

Living wage could cost Milwaukee County $2M more for janitorial services

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Milwaukee County taxpayers could see nearly $2 million in tax relief over the next three years if the county’s new union-influenced living wage wasn’t standing in the way. CLEAN AND SAVE: The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors could save taxpayers $2 million over three years by...

CEO pay at top companies now 331 times that of average worker, 774 times that of minimum-wage worker

38 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ratio of CEO pay compared with average worker pay. On Sunday, The New York Times published its 2013 compensation survey of CEOs at the 100 largest publicly traded American companies. No real surprises there, both in terms of the names, in the number of women, in the number of people of color and in the obscene amounts being paid. Show More Summary

Someone got excited, had to call the state militia

I’ve been following the Bundy ranch story for a few days (per the many posts here), but I hadn’t realized just how clearcut the dispute is. I almost can’t believe that the Teahadists have made this a hill to die on: For decades, Cliven Bundy’s cattle have grazed on land near his Nevada ranch. But [Read more...]

Restoring Louisiana's Coast Will Require Restoring Its Democracy -- Governor Jindal Is Trying to Undermine Both

The Mississippi's River southernmost delta is home to a rich ecosystem, robust, culture and booming economy. Wetlands provide critical storm protection for the Louisiana's coast. A recent poll by America's Wetland Foundation found that...Show More Summary

NY Times Pities Boston Bomber, Finds No Connection to Jihad, Yet Op-ed Finds Extremist Pattern Among Vets

The New York Times resolutely refused to see a pattern of jihad on the part of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in its sympathetic front-page Tuesday profile of his prison conditions. Yet on Wednesday the Times ran an op-ed that...Show More Summary

Why Sanctions Will Cost Russia More Than America

45 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Swampland

When Secretary of State John Kerry meets with his Russian counterpart in Geneva on Thursday to discuss Russia’s incursions into eastern Ukraine, his trump card will be the threat of wide-ranging sector sanctions, the most serious response leveled by the Obama administration. And while Kerry has argued that enacting sanctions on Russian banking, energy, mining,…

Women Candidates Know These 5 Truths

Across the country filing deadlines are passing and political campaigns are underway. With women at such a deficit in every state legislature (24 percent) and in Congress (18 percent), we need good women candidates running their best races. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren sticking to campaign script on Cherokee claim

Elizabeth Warren’s autobiography is out, and it looks like she is sticking precisely to her campaign script on her false claim to be Cherokee. The title is “A Fighting Chance.” The Boston Globe, which has an advance copy (perhaps as

What is the future of your favorite federal program?

You may be surprised to learn that the impact could be much more dramatic than you think, the Center for American Progress said Wednesday in an analysis of the recently passed House budget sponsored by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) In its analysis, the liberal think-tank notes that spending on Social Security, Medicare and […]

In Denial

Some conservatives not only oppose an increase, but they would go so far as to repeal the existing minimum wage altogether. The post In Denial appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Unusual Way This 4/20 Will Shape the Future of Marijuana Legalization

59 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

This April 20th will have a real impact on the future of marijuana legalization in the United States, and it has nothing to do with the pro-pot celebration taking place that day. At issue is the Alaska marijuana legalization initiative. Currently it is set to appear on the primary ballot this August 19th, but under [...]

Reading Mysteries in Havana: It Takes Two to Salsa But Will the US and Cuba Face the Music?

When it comes to Cuba I am out of practice on a number of fronts. Debilitating nights. Double Coronas. Disarming charm. But not daunting mysteries, fictional or real. Once one makes peace with slow Internet connections, or intermittent,...Show More Summary

Law Firm That Investigated Christie Had Just Donated $10,000

The Bergen Record reports that nine days before clearing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of wrongdoing in Bridgeghazi, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher had donated $10,000 to the Republican Governors’ Association. The head of that group just happens to be Chris Christie. The law firm’s California office appears to make regular contributions to the GOP group, […]

Why We Chose to Opt Out

Thousands of children in our state are headed into schools today to take standardized tests mandated by the federal government under No Child Left Behind. Our fourth grade son won't be one of them. Opting your children out of standardized...Show More Summary

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