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Rand Paul’s Stunning Cowardice: Wants to Be President, But Runs off at the Sight of a Immigration Reformer
Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: Salon
Ron Paul drops his burger and scrams. Not ready for prime time!
How America Created a Low-Wage Work Swamp
Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: Salon
For decades, both parties supplanted a push for higher wages with well-intended public aid. The result: calamity
Fight the Right-Washing of Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: Salon
Much of the American right supported apartheid, almost to the bitter end. We must remember that.
The Most Outrageous, Inaccurate Right-Wing Smear of Obamacare
Posted on: Nov 15, 2013, Source: Salon
There are many things wrong with comparing a healthcare rollout to a hurricane. The main one: Nobody died.
Behind the Right’s Crazy Crusade to Make Women Pay More for Health Insurance
Posted on: Nov 5, 2013, Source: Salon
Equalizing premiums for men and women is common sense -- unless you’re opposed to women’s freedom
Right-Wing Wannabe Obama Impeachers Are Living in Dreamland
Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: Salon
Tom Coburn, Ted Cruz and other crackpots can't stand up to their base and face reality. Can this party ever change?
Do We Hate Our Children? The Insane System That Turns Young Adults into Indentured Servants
Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: Salon
We crush them with debt to go to college -- and today, rates are actually set to double. Are we out of our minds?
Is Obama Selling Us Out on Medicare?
Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Salon
Hiking the eligibility age is such a terrible idea Obama can't possibly be considering it. Or can he?
Young vs Old: Will Republicans Turn Class Warfare into Generational Warfare in the 2012 Election?
Posted on: May 8, 2012, Source: Salon
The toxic but illogical politics of pitting young against old has been on display all over the media.
The Real Job Creators: Everyday Americans, Not the 1%
Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: Salon
Consumers, not the wealthy, are the key to an economic rebound, and GOP austerity is shackling them.
The National Review: Always Was and Still Is Wildly Racist
Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: Salon
John Derbyshire may be gone, but William F. Buckley's magazine championed divisive racial politics -- and still does.
The Root of the Conservative War on Contraception Comes From a Deep-seated Anxiety
Posted on: Apr 3, 2012, Source: Salon
The new GOP code word this year is "dependency," and they're afraid of it for a few different reasons.
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