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GOP Bullying, Religious Bigotry Blamed For Suicide Of Missouri Republican (AUDIO)

March 3, 2015

A prominent former Republican U.S. Senator from Missouri gave a scathing rebuke of his own party during a eulogy for GOP Missouri state auditor Tom Schweich. Schweich fatally shot himself last week in his home, minutes after making multiple phone…

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Boehner Suffers Embarrasing Loss In Fight To Fund Homeland Security

March 3, 2015

UPDATED. The handwriting was on the wall and, for once, Speaker of the House John Boehner saw it. On Tuesday, he announced that the House would vote on a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security. The Speaker…

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Insidious Insider Backstabbing Behind The Scenes Of Walker’s Casino Betrayal

March 3, 2015

y the time the prison cell door slammed on disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff in 2006, he had gouged at least four Native American tribes for tens of millions of dollars for lobbying and hidden public relations fees. He had also…

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Personal Responsibility? Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Begs For Baby Shower Gifts

March 2, 2015

Republican Oklahoma State Rep. Josh Cockroft and his wife Jessica have made it perfectly clear on their respective Facebook pages that Jessica is very, very pregnant with the young couple’s first child. And now, he wants 3,164 of his constituents…

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Devastating Abuse of Desperate Tribe Proves Danger of Walker Presidency

March 2, 2015

n our exploration of Scott Walker’s questionable motivations for rejecting Wisconsin’s Menominee tribe’s proposed casino, we have uncovered a sinister trail of money leading from Gogebic Taconite to the Koch brothers backed Wisconsin Club for Growth. We’ve taken a deep…

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Why Has Scott Walker Embraced the Politics of Revenge?

March 2, 2015

As we wrote yesterday, when Scott Walker rejected the bid of the Menominee tribe to open a casino in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he showed the world exactly how far he was willing to go in service of his presidential ambitions. The rejection of…

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Scott Walker Sacrificed WI Casino Deal on Altar of Iowa ‘Ghost Hunter’

March 2, 2015

This is the strange story of how Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker cost his own state billions of dollars and tens of thousands of good paying jobs, all to curry favor with Iowa power players, religious zealots, and a self-styled ghostbuster turned anti-gambling activist,…

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Who Is Going To Clean Seattle’s Toilets?

March 2, 2015

Seattle has driven its poor people out of the city because an influx of the affluent ratcheted up housing costs. Now Seattle has a problem: who is going to clean the toilets? In King County, where Seattle is located, the inhabitants are either very…

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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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