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Georgia Activists Confront GOP Rejection of Medicaid as Moral Mondays Spread Across South
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, healthcare, u.s., politics, news, government, ethics, americans )

- 568 days ago -
"Medicaid expansion now!" was the rallying cry this week of a rising grassroots movement spreading across the South.
OP-ED: Conservatives Defend Inequality Out of Self-Interest -- Nothing More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ECONOMIC INEQUALITYu.s., republicans, propaganda, lies, media, news, politics, government, ethics )

- 570 days ago -
Don't believe this nonsense about "trickle down economics." There is no trickling
12 Facts You Need to Know About Our Retirement Crisis as the Battle Over Social Security Is Far From Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, socialsecurity, obama, usa, politics, news, u.s. )

- 572 days ago -
Obama's reversal on Social Security cutbacks isn't the major victory it appears to be. Here's why.
House Passes Payment Fix For Medicare Docs, But At What Cost?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, government, congress, republicans, democrats, obama, ethics, healthcare )

- 572 days ago -
Bipartisan support dissolved this week for compromise legislation that would have fixed a longstanding problem with the way Medicare pays physicians.
When Hope Turns Rancid: LBJ and Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

- 572 days ago -
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

- 576 days ago -
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Headline Writers Must Have Worked Overtime On New ABC News/Washington Post Poll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, polls, media, elections, candidates, congress, government, propaganda, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, economy, politics, democrats )

Carrie No
- 577 days ago -
James Carville called me early this morning to talk about the new ABC News/Washington Post poll, reported under the banner, "Poll: Democrats' advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge."
Inside Alaska's New "War on Women"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, obama, usa, news, ethics, women's rights, u.s. )

- 578 days ago -
"No one is prohibited from having birth control because of economic reasons," says an Alaska state senator.
Rick Santorum to GOP: Sell the Anti-LGBT 'Far-Right' Agenda By Talking Like the Pope (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Rick Santorum, hypocrisy, government, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, elections, propaganda, lies, news, politics, media )

Carrie No
- 579 days ago -
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday advised Republicans that it would be easier to oppose equal rights for LGBT people,roll back reproductive rights for women, and cut the social safety net if they adopted the rhetoric of Pope
ABC Reporter Grills Ted Cruz: 'Bizarre' to Keep Saying Obama Will Repeal Obamacare (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ted Cruz, Obamacare, government, republicans, propaganda, politics, healthcare, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, congress, lies, media )

Carrie No
- 579 days ago -
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) dumbfounded ABC's Jonathan Karl in a recent interview by sticking to his claim that President Barack Obama will be forced to repeal his signature health care reform law.
Bernie Sanders: "I Am Prepared To Run for President of the United States"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, freedoms, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, Independent candidate, goodnews, politics, Senator Bernie Sanders )

- 581 days ago -
Bernie Sanders says he is "prepared to run for president of the United States." That's not a formal announcement. A lot can change between now and 2016, and the populist senator from Vermont bristles at the whole notion of a permanent campaign.
These States Still Ban Cohabitation, Sex Toys... And Gay Marriage (INFOGRAPHIC)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, laws, society, gay marriage, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, crime, politics )

Carrie No
- 581 days ago -
Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying.
*Take Action* DRAFT: Senator Bernie Sanders for President in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, constitution, government, Independent Candidate, Petition, Progressive movement )

- 581 days ago -
There is always talk among Progressives that no other person in politics represents their ideas like Senator Bernie Sanders. Finally, he is beginning to talk seriously about a presidential run in 2016.
Paul Ryan Stuns CNN Host: Keystone Pipeline Will Solve Russia's Ukraine Invasion (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Ryan, propaganda, Keystone XL pipeline, republicans, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, media, military, congress )

Carrie No
- 583 days ago -
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shocked CNN host Kate Bolduan on Wednesday when he asserted that Congress and President Barack Obama could solve the crisis in Ukraine by approving the Keystone XL pipeline.
The War on Whistleblowers May Have a "Chilling Effect on Future Acts of Conscience"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., SupremeCourt, war on whistleblowers, freedoms, society, politics, news, government, ethics, freedoms, media )

- 584 days ago -
The Department of Justice is taking its case against former Air Marshal Robert MacLean all the way to the Supreme Court.

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