Opinion

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GOP willing to sabotage economy to win “last stand” election

Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans are a cynical and calculating bunch. They are extremists the likes of which we have never seen in American politics.

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The Romney-Ryan “white skin strategy”

An integral part of the Romney-Ryan election strategy is to exploit the racial misconceptions of white workers.

Reader voices: Veterans get zilch from Romney-Ryan

In Mitt Romney's recent speech to the VFW he assured the audience he believed every veteran "deserves care second to none."

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Paul Ryan's Pell Grant cuts are unjust, misguided

In a time where tuition and books costs are strangling many low-income and working class students, why are we cutting when we should be funding this vital program?

Why we need a massive jobs program

Seven years later, the downtown and North Side sections still had pockets of the upwardly mobile, but the hustle and bustle had definitely diminished.

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Romney part of Global Tax Dodging, Inc.

Mitt Romney is a tax dodger. That's according to 950 pages of confidential financial documents about his offshore Cayman Island investments.

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Ryan and Akin serve notice of imminent threat to democracy

Every inch of social progress secured in the course of struggle over the past several decades is subject to reversal in the event of a government takeover by the Republican Party.

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Under Ryan budget, a living hell awaits the unborn

Creative Commons 3.0It's curious how those Republicans who preach "right to life" for the unborn are willing to make life a living hell for the newly born.

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Wildfires - and Republican climate change cluelessness - continue

As the blazes continue to consume forests and destroy homes, the climate change that spawned them is continuously being denied or ignored by Republicans.

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Akin, Ryan, rape and Republican hypocrisy

Fierce opposition to women's reproductive rights, including the right to decide whether or not to bear a child, has been the agenda of the Republican Party for quite some time now.

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