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Political Retribution and Patronage In Scott Walker’s Wisconsin

February 28, 2015

Scott Walker, presumptive front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has been a popular figure in the news of late, as much for a string of ill-considered and bizarre statements as for the wretched policies he has implemented as governor of Wisconsin. Yes, Walker…

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Why Did Scott Walker Sell WI’s Poorest Native Tribe Down the River?

February 28, 2015

Republican Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker waited for a year and a half before officially deciding on February 19 to crush the dreams of some of the poorest people in Wisconsin. The Menominee tribe, a sovereign Native nation with a…

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Alaskan Village Is One Climate Disaster Away From Extinction

February 28, 2015

The tiny whaling village of Kivalina, Alaska could disappear at any time. The Arctic ice that protected the barrier island where the Inupiat Eskimo community is located has virtually disappeared with the warming of the climate. The threat has been clear to the village’s…

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Rep. King SHREDS GOP Colleagues Over DHS Funding FAIL

February 28, 2015

Rep.  Peter King (R-NY) called out his colleagues on Friday, saying the GOP has been the party of National Security since the time of Eisenhower. One would think that funding the Department of Homeland Security should be top priority for…

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Nebraska Republican: Female Opponents of Stand Your Ground Law ‘Hysterical Ladies’ (VIDEO)

February 28, 2015

Following a hearing to introduce Stand Your Ground language to Nebraska law, Republican State Senator, William Kintner went on his Facebook page and characterized those offering opposing testimony as “Hysterical.” “It was a pretty short hearing, without the fireworks the…

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Christie Admin Lets Exxon Off the Hook in $8.9 Billion Lawsuit

February 28, 2015

“The scope of the environmental damage resulting from the discharges is as obvious as it is staggering and unprecedented in New Jersey,”– — Court brief filed in November 2014 by the Christie Administration. That was a scant four months ago,…

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Editorial Cartoon: Net Neutrality

February 27, 2015

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Leadership?? Boehner’s House Defeats Funding For Department Of Homeland Security

February 27, 2015

With just a few hours left until funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was scheduled to run out, the House of Representatives voted down a bill to provide temporary funds. There will now be at least a partial…

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Eric Holder Ignores Fox, Gives Exit Interviews To REAL News

February 27, 2015

Eric Holder is planning on leaving the position of Attorney General in March, just as soon as his successor, Loretta Lynch, is confirmed by Congress. Fox put in a bid to conduct an exit interview with him, but Holder apparently…

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Snow-Job On The Senate Floor

February 27, 2015

The GOP proudly displayed their science acumen once again on Thursday. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) snidely provided a visual aid on the Senate floor in an effort to prove his opinion on “climate change hysteria.” The distinguished gentleman tossed a…

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