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Welcome to Arizona: Home of The REAL Death Panels

Welcome to Arizona: Home of The REAL Death Panels

Many people on the right accuse President Obama of wanting to implement death panels, but the Republican Governor of Arizona is trying to create something much closer to ‘death panels’.

The Myth Of Socialism

The Myth Of Socialism

Recently, it has become the rhetoric of the GOP that anything that doesn’t agree with them is ‘socialist’ or ‘leading us towards socialism’. This is not the first time the GOP has tried this tactic. Socialism doesn’t mean what they want you to think it means, they’re using the term incorrectly.

Those reckless Republicans

Those reckless Republicans

The Republican party has been so wrapped up in their Pledge to America over not raising taxes, they view compromise as siding with the enemy.

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Blame the Workers at Your Own Peril

Republicans are getting away with attacking workers while Democrats do little to push back against the increasing corporate power in the United States at the expense of the rest of us.

When the Left-Wing Uses Right-Wing Attack Methods To Attack Themselves

When the Left-Wing Uses Right-Wing Attack Methods To Attack Themselves

An explanation of how the left-wing uses the same tactics to attack each other as the right-wing uses to attack the left-wing, and what will happen to the left-wing’s causes if it doesn’t stop.

The Price of Gas and the Price For Politicizing It

The Price of Gas and the Price For Politicizing It

George W. Bush said he couldn’t do anything to lower gas prices when he was President. No Republicans criticized him. Obama does something to lower gas prices and Republicans criticize him. Why haven’t more people noticed?

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Top Four Republican Lies (Exposed)

Republicans who are Hell bent to make Obama a One-Term President, promise many, many things. Republicans campaigned on ‘Jobs’, they claim they don’t want government to come between you and your doctor, they claim to be peaceful, and they claim they are fiscally responsible. Well, they lied to us.

Someone Plugged The Drain of Trickle Down Economics

Someone Plugged The Drain of Trickle Down Economics

With 88% of income growth going to corporate profits and just 1% going to wages, someone plugged the drain of Trickle Down Economics!

This chart clearly shows that raising the Debt Ceiling was never an issue for the GOP before Obama became President.

To Raise the Debt Ceiling, or Not To Raise the Debt Ceiling?

While President Obama is trying to negotiate a deal with the Republicans in the House and in the Senate on raising the debt ceiling, both parties are actively voicing their opinions in an attempt to sway public opinion.

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Life After America (E1.1)

What would happen when all of America’s social programs disappear? This not necessarily on how or why social programs will end, but this is a story about the affected people.

The Lie of the Great American Hero

The Lie of the Great American Hero

This week, Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann stuck at least one of what seems to be an inexhaustible supply of feet in her mouth. On the day she announced her run for the Presidency, Bachmann, who spent her childhood in Waterloo, Iowa, told Fox News, ‘I want them to know just like John Wayne is from Waterloo Iowa, that’s the spirit I have too. It’s embracing America. It’s sacrificing for America.’

An American Stain: Glenn Beck And The Radical Right or “Good Riddance Glenn Beck!”

An American Stain: Glenn Beck And The Radical Right or “Good Riddance Glenn Beck!”

He is perhaps the most paranoid man in America and he makes anyone who has ever claimed to have been abducted by aliens seem sane by comparison. Hell, we should rename paranoid schizophrenia after him. And he has brought the Radical Right Wing closer to the mainstream than ever before. […]

Selling Our Public Interests

Selling Our Public Interests

Across the country local Governments are selling public interests to save money. Is this going to help, or hurt our country?

Failed GOP Logic

Failed GOP Logic

Despite unemployment being stuck at 9 percent, wages stagnating at best for many American workers, and a global competition for economic dominance, the GOP claims that their so-called ‘mandate’ from the midterm elections is ‘to rein in uncontrolled spending’.

America’s Financial Priorities

America’s Financial Priorities

We all know America has a huge deficit, but where is it being spent? What is responsible for the deficit, and why are Republicans blaming the wrong people for it? Where are our financial priorities?

Witch hunter Michele Bachmann

Quotes From Michele Bachmann

Michelle Bachmann announced her candidacy for President yesterday. Right now polls show that Mitt Romney and Bachmann are the two front-runners for the Republican nomination. Not many people are familiar with Michelle Bachmann, so we thought we’d share some of her positions with you, in her own words.

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Enough, Again, about 9/11

We should not use, nor should we ever have used, 9/11 as a justification for U.S. atrocities overseas and the curtailing of civil rights at home.

Why Won’t Republicans Discuss Raising Taxes?

Why Won’t Republicans Discuss Raising Taxes?

Why won’t Republicans discuss raising tax revenues in their budget talks? There is an obvious, but overlooked answer. It’s not that the Republicans stand for lower taxes and smaller government, as they once did. But rather their reason is much more childish, simplistic, and sinister.

Many States Fail To Pass ‘Eligibility Requirements’ Laws To Run For President

Many States Fail To Pass ‘Eligibility Requirements’ Laws To Run For President

Legislatures across the country, many who don’t believe Obama is eligible to be President, have tried and failed to pass legislation that would make it harder for Presidential candidates to prove their citizenship. Many of the legislators attempting to pass these bills don’t believe President Obama is an American citizen.

Who should resign?

Who should resign?

President Ronald Reagan funneled money to death squads to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. Thousands of peasant farmers, native people, and others were killed in the process. I guess he resigned after that, right?