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New Report: Fortune 100 Companies Have Received $1.2 Trillion in Corporate Welfare Recently
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, Corporate Welfare, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military )

- 616 days ago -
Military contractors, oil companies and banks are the biggest 'welfare queens' around.
Eleven Years Ago: The Questions the Media Didn't Ask Before We Went to War in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 616 days ago -
Just over eleven years ago, President George W. Bush held a widely watched televised press conference, as his self-imposed deadline for launching an invasion of Iraq neared.
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 )

- 618 days ago -
Don't believe this nonsense about "trickle down economics." There is no trickling
Money in Hyping the Generational War Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, elderly, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, Medicare, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity )

- 618 days ago -
At the same time that we are seeing growing support for proposals to increase Social Security benefits it appears that we are witnessing another set of calls for generational warfare.
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 )

- 620 days ago -
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
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 )

- 625 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."
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 )

- 627 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 )

- 627 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.
Peabody Energy Lobbyist Schools Legislators on Getting More ALEC Travel Perks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, Lobbies, media, propaganda )

- 627 days ago -
The presentation by Peabody lobbyist Wendy Lowe, recipient of the ALEC "State Chair of the Year" award in 2012, happened during a closed-door session for ALEC state chairs, during the organization's annual meeting in Chicago in August 2013, [....]
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 )

- 631 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.
Probe Sought of CIA Conduct in Senate Study of Secret Detention Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, CIA, congress, dishonesty, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, investigation, media )

- 631 days ago -
The CIA Inspector General's Office has asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations of malfeasance at the spy agency in connection with a yet-to-be released Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA's secret detention and [....]
Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut Food Stamp Spending By $4.6 Billion a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, minimum wage, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 631 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would reduce federal food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress.
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 )

- 632 days ago -
The Department of Justice is taking its case against former Air Marshal Robert MacLean all the way to the Supreme Court.
Rep. Steve King: 'Self-Professed' Gays Could Entrap Businesses By Pretending (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Rep. Steve King, LGBT rights, Arizona, government, politics, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, media, freedoms )

- 633 days ago -
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Sunday said that he opposed protecting LGBT people in hate crimes legislation because their attributes were not "immutable," and so they couldn't prove their sexual orientation.
How Republicans Lost Their Minds, Democrats Lost Their Souls and Washington Lost Its Appeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Washington DC, Washington Post, Robert G. Kaiser, government, politics, corruption, ethics, republicans, democrats, media, propaganda )

- 633 days ago -
Robert G. Kaiser, a native Washingtonian, joined The Washington Post as a summer intern in 1963. After working as a local reporter, a foreign correspondent, an editor and, from 1991 to 1998, the paper's managing editor, he retired in February.

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