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Which 10 Corporations Pay Zero Dollars In Taxes?

Which 10 Corporations Pay Zero Dollars In Taxes?

10 multibillion dollar corporations last year paid zero dollars in income taxes. Some even received a tax refund. Senator Bernie Sanders compiled a list of the 10 companies, and here it is.

Bikers Plan Rally In Support Of WI Workers

Bikers Plan Rally In Support Of WI Workers

A parade of motorcycles will take to the streets of Madison, Wisconsin on April 30th to show their support for public employees in their state who have had their rights stripped by the state’s GOP Governor and legislature.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Questions and answers from Raul Grijalva, progressive representative from Arizona, his caucus’s progressive budget, and his work for Tucson and the nation’s people.

CEOs Are Richer Than Ever. So Where’s The Trickle Down?

CEOs Are Richer Than Ever. So Where’s The Trickle Down?

It is practically carved in stone among conservatives and the GOP that the more money the rich and corporations make, the better off everyone else will be. This is called alternately “Reaganomics”, “Supply Side Economics”, “Trickle Down Economics” or, as Bush Sr., the far more intelligent of the Bush presidents, put it: “Voodoo Economics”.

GOP, Koch Brothers Sucker Punched By Their Own Global Warming Expert

GOP, Koch Brothers Sucker Punched By Their Own Global Warming Expert

Last week, at a climate science hearing, one of the GOP’s expert climate change deniers admitted that he believes climate change exists.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Shutting ‘Birthers’ Up For Good

Shutting ‘Birthers’ Up For Good

Was President Barack Hussein Obama II born in Hawaii? Yes. Is there proof of this? Yes. Instead, where do the ‘Birthers’ (those that believe President Obama was born outside of the U.S.A.) believe the President was born? Africa… of course.

Republicans Attack Young Electorate

Republicans Attack Young Electorate

Republicans are abusing their power again, this time to attempt to deprive young and/or student voters of their voting rights.

by ZCT· · News
Fight Back, Democrats!

Fight Back, Democrats!

Democrats finally held their ground against Republicans in Congress on Friday, taking a stand against Republican attempts to destroy programs that serve the public.

Showdown on the Budget Just a Stop Gap Distraction

Showdown on the Budget Just a Stop Gap Distraction

The latest stopgap budget compromise delays the inevitable dismantaling of the New Deal and doesn’t touch the military budget or revenues, i.e. making corporations and billionaires pay their share for all the benefit.

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Bill That Guarantees Freedom Of Religion

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has vetoed Senate Bill 1288. The bill would prevent professional licenses from being suspended based on the holder’s religious or moral beliefs.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
63% Of Republicans Think There Is ‘Cause To Wonder’ Whether Obama Was Born In The U.S.

63% Of Republicans Think There Is ‘Cause To Wonder’ Whether Obama Was Born In The U.S.

In a Fox News poll, 63% of Republicans believe there is ’cause to wonder’ if President Obama was born in the U.S. 72% of Tea Party members also believe there is cause to wonder.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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Sarah Palin Proves She Doesn’t Understand The Budget Debate

Sarah Palin released a note on facebook today that makes it clear she doesn’t understand the issues surrounding the budget debate. She states, incorrectly, that she believes the bulk of the budget debate is regarding cuts to NPR, and that Obama doesn’t care about funding our military.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus

Wisconsin County Clerk Suspected Of Election Fraud

Wisconsin- In what many are seeing as a sign of election fraud, a County Clerk, who formerly worked for the GOP, has found 14,000 votes that mysteriously disappeared, and give the GOP candidate in the Supreme Court race the lead.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The Republican ‘Budget’

The Republican ‘Budget’

The right-wing of the Republican party, led by House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan has released their federal budget plan. Ryan claims it will knock off trillions of dollars from our national debt. He thinks it’s a great plan. And why not? It sure cuts out of a lot of bothersome “people” programs.

The Four Horsemen of the Budgetopolypse: If Republicans Were Planning your Household Budget

The Four Horsemen of the Budgetopolypse: If Republicans Were Planning your Household Budget

Some humor regarding the Republican budget plan.

by Tex Shelters· · Political Humor
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The Republican Budget Isn’t Good Enough

The GOP controlled House of Representatives has submitted yet another stop gap measure, this one only for a week, to once again, forestall the shutdown of government services. This measure has been shot down by the Obama administration, favoring instead an all or nothing approach.

Vermont to get Single Payer Health?

Vermont to get Single Payer Health?

Vermont- Governor Peter Shumlin has submitted legislation that would create a state wide single payer healthcare system. That is to say, the government foots the bill for all healthcare administered to Vermont Residents. A number of doctors have already stated they would move to Vermont to take advantage of this, […]

by Socialist Nutjob, Catalina· · News
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Hello Scott Walker

Hello Mr. Scott Walker; how’s your day—better than the unions and the teachers you’ve just legislatively violated I would assume. One of these days, if not today, the people of this nation will finally realize that our similarities make us much stronger than our differences.

by Bryian Revoner· · Political Rants
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The Battle Over The Budget

The clock is ticking down, and a government shutdown is looming with no compromise in sight. After several temporary budget resolutions, both parties are already blaming each other for the shutting down of the government this Friday. But which side is really to blame?

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Fox News North starts next month. R.I.P. Canada 1867-2011

Fox News North starts next month. R.I.P. Canada 1867-2011

Canada is getting its own version of Fox News, but will it last?

by Walt Dismay· · News