December

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GOP holiday message to America: Drop dead!

As the GOP lawmakers fled home for the holidays, the nightmares they have been causing for Americans turned into rock hard reality.

Gingrich, The Times and doomsday

A large enough device can generate up to two billion watts, about what Hoover Dam turns out in a day.

GOP blackmail: a view from West Virginia

It beats me what is really going through the minds of the House Republicans. I am inclined to conclude it's sewage.

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Bipartisan fetish will kill Medicare

Medicare, from its inception, has been under attack by the private, profit-hungry insurance industry and the political far right.

The 2012 elections are critical to defeating the 1%

With the 2012 elections less than a year away, the entire right wing is amassing great sums of money in order to win. They want to take over the White House and the both houses of Congress.

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President Obama should veto the National Defense Authorization Act

The defense spending bill includes a provision allowing for the indefinite detention without trial of al-Qaida suspects and their allies.

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Republican senator admits that latest GOP filibuster was sabotage

The GOP vote against President Obama's nominee to the Consumer Financial Protection Board was to sabotage the agency.

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‘Tis the season to be jolly on Wall Street

Financial industry insiders are grousing about a big downturn in annual bonuses. They should be thanking about the rest of us.