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As Trump Abandons Devastated Puerto Rico, This 15 Year Old is Making a Difference

February 3, 2018

Trump abandoned Puerto Rico: this boy is saving it Following the 2017 Atlantic hurricanes, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico failed to get substantial damage relief from the Trump Administration. As The Intercept’s David Dayen reported back in October 2017, the Puerto…

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Amid Historic Back-to-Back Mega-Storms, Republicans Stubbornly Deny Climate Crisis

September 10, 2017

With the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and now Jose rapidly approaching the United States, the topic of climate change could not be more timely. Despite Republican rhetoric, there is no real debate. There hasn’t been for decades. An overwhelming…

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Trump Budget Proposes $18 Billion in Cuts To AIDS Research, Pell Grants, Education (VIDEO)

March 31, 2017

Trump is in a hurry to wield the budget ax The Trump administration is hurrying to slash federal spending this year for programs it considers unnecessary, as opposed to waiting until 2018 as expected. he White House is proposing a…

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HAPPENING NOW: NAACP Members Arrested After Sit-In Protesting Trump Nominee

January 3, 2017

These NAACP leaders know what they have to do to prevent Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions from becoming Donald Trump’s attorney general. And, after seven hours, they were arrested for refusing to leave Sessions’ office. and the naacp has good reason…

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Russian Hacking Code Found On Vermont Utility Computer

December 30, 2016

UPDATE: 12/31/16 3:50 AM PST: This story and headline have been updated for clarity.  Code fingerprints of Russian hackers found on US utility company computer Russian hackers infiltrated the systems of a US utility company, the Washington Post reported Friday.…

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Right-Wing Bundy Terrorists Calling For New Armed Standoff Over Obama’s National Monument Initiative

December 29, 2016

The Bundy Supporters Are Back, and this time they have help National Monuments in the United States are defined by Merriam-Webster as any “place of historic, scenic, or scientific interest set aside for preservation usually by presidential proclamation.” The President…

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Not A Hero’s Welcome: Mike Pence’s New Neighbors Troll Him HARD And It’s FABULOUS (VIDEO

December 2, 2016

Mike Pence is temporarily renting a house in a liberal Northwestern suburb of Washington, D.C., and residents there are making their feelings known about his stance on LGBT rights. Several of his neighbors have friends in the LGBT community and…

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An Examination Of Paul Ryan’s Steaming Pile of Bulls**t Rhetoric

March 24, 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan gave a speech to interns yesterday that included a couple of lines which were a bit surprising considering his clear conservative beliefs about the ineptitude of government: But when people distrust politics, they come to distrust institutions. They…

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Pissed Off 400-Lb. Oregon Militant Challenges Gov. Christie To Sumo Match (VIDEO)

January 25, 2016

Sumo Wrestler Kelly Gneiting to Chris Christie: “Bring That Big Ol’ Belly Over Here.” On Jan. 4, Gov. Chris Christie gave reporters a piece of his mind on the armed militants who’d taken over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon two days…

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