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The Opioid Crisis is a Jaw-dropping Avalanche of Cash for the Pharmaceutical Industry (VIDEO)

November 19, 2017

Of the many crises currently facing this country, one that is particularly insidious for those affected is the opioid epidemic. With more than 20,000 deaths last year alone caused by prescription painkillers, this problem has grown exponentially. The number of…

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Weasel Jeff Sessions Pushed Congress to Let Him Prosecute Medical Marijuana Providers (VIDEO)

June 13, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked congressional legislators to roll back medical marijuana protections that were enacted in 2014, according to a letter written in May and made public Monday. Jeff Sessions doesn’t care if medical marijuana helps you These…

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‘D**chebag is a Pre-existing Condition’: Colbert Slams GOP Exempting Themselves from ACA Repeal

April 28, 2017

The GOP has been trying to exhume its repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but Stephen Colbert aims to stop “Zombie TrumpCare” in its tracks. Colbert Wants To ‘Stop Zombie TrumpCare Before It Spreads’ He threw flaming barbs at President…

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These Drugs Could Save Lives, But Are Being Stockpiled to Kill People Instead

April 20, 2017

It’s a cruel conundrum: States that could use drugs to save lives are instead using them to kill. In the U.S., 31 states carry out capital punishment, and a recent study has found states that use lethal injections to kill inmates are…

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Ed Secretary DeVos Moves Quickly to Hand Schools Over To the Koch Brothers, Heritage Foundation

March 17, 2017

Apparently it isn’t enough for Betsy DeVos to destroy the education system in her home state of Michigan by paying politicians copious amounts of money to honor her nefarious wishes and pass bills establishing charter schools and voucher programs. Noooo,…

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Internet Has A Field Day After Betsy DeVos Claims School Needs Guns To Fight Off Grizzly Bears

January 18, 2017

Tuesday was definitely a tough day for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s choice to head the Department of Education. First, she was pummeled with questions from sens. Al Franken (D-MN) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT). But it was a question by Sen.…

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RETREAT: Trump Closes Campaign Office In State He Bragged He’d Win (VIDEO)

August 13, 2016

Donald Trump and his Republican cronies were confident he could win the state of New Jersey, so on May 3, they opened a campaign office with a huge event that drew 1,000 supporters. Trump went out of his way to…

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A Hate Group Just Made It Easier For The GOP To Hurt LGBTQ People

July 12, 2016

The Family Research Council has long been recognized as an anti-LGBTQ hate group, and now the leader of this group has successfully introduced a harmful platform that enforces conversion therapy. The platform was adopted by Republican National Committee subcommittee members…

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How The Koch Brothers Are Secretly Manipulating The 2016 Election (VIDEO)

March 6, 2016

There will not be a clash of dangerous, right-wing billionaires this year. Some may have reasonably expected David and Charles Koch to confront Donald Trump in the Republican primaries. The Koch brothers typically fuel stuffy, fiscally conservative candidates who rely…

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