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Mitch McConnell’s Nose Grew Longer As Fact-Checkers Thrashed His Lie About Obama (VIDEO)

June 2, 2016

When Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe earlier this week, he tried — and failed — to explain why Donald Trump appeals to people by using facts that might be true in some other universe but aren’t here. “People…

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My Boss Wants Me To Write Something Nice About Hillary

December 27, 2015

Can someone — anyone — please write something nice about Hillary? “For the love of God,” came a cry from the wilderness in our work group. “Doesn’t anyone in here have something good they can write about Hillary?!?” That’s right. My boss needs…

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Ten Ways George W. Bush Didn’t Keep Us Safe

October 20, 2015

Presidential wannabe Jeb Bush has been promoting his theory lately that his brother, former President George W. Bush, “kept us safe” during his eight years in the White House, going so far as to blame 9/11 on Bill Clinton. Bush…

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EXCLUSIVE: Cruz Touts Depression Era Economics In Stunning Secret Video

June 19, 2015

On June 13th, Republican junior Senator from Texas and 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz, gave an hour-long speech to a small group of Republican donors in Oklahoma. The event was a $50 luncheon. Roughly 100 tickets were sold, and around…

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NYC Schools: No More Pencils, No More Books

June 5, 2015

In my first year teaching in the New York City school system, I became well acquainted with one of the most energetic women I have ever met, a Mexican-American elevator operator who operated our school’s antiquated hand-crank lift. She worked…

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Want To Prevent Wall Street From Screwing Us Again? This Is Exactly How (VIDEO)

May 19, 2015

Robert Reich knows how to fix the economy: Crack down on Wall Street. The latest recession not only crippled our national economy, but contributed to worldwide economic distress. And the biggest reason for that recession? Wall Street being allowed to do…

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George W. Bush To Graduates: I’m Proof You Can Be Stupid And Still Be President (VIDEO)

May 17, 2015

Former President George W. Bush recently gave the commencement address at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. It’s usually an honor to have a sitting or former president speak at your graduation, but I’d have rather have a manager at…

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