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Revisionist Histories and a return of Glass-Steagell

By ann summers Perhaps Donald Trump has proven that it takes a village idiot to triangulate ten garlic bulbs and take puma mountain by strategy. Or despite hip-hop musicals about Alexander Hamilton, will the eventual POTUS think about central banking as part of … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind is Dead…

By ann summers   So the good news is that with the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act , 2002’s No Child Left Behind finally joins eraser chalk in the dustbin of History, but like whiteboards, the aroma of dry-erase markers … Continue reading

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Pope Francis vs. Dumbass American Politician: Senator James Inhofe Says That the Catholic Pontiff Should Butt Out of the Climate Change Discussion

By Elaine Magliaro Last Thursday, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) told “a conference of global warming skeptics” at the Heartland Institute “that the fight against climate change is really about global control with little accountability.” Inhofe, the chair of the Senate environment … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for May 28, 2015: Regarding Senator Joe Barton of Texas, Climate Change, and the “Great Flood”

Posted by Elaine Magliaro  

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Senator Bernie Sanders to Announce Presidential Run This Week

By Elaine Magliaro Vermont Public Radio (VPR) reported on Tuesday that it had learned from several sources that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), 73, is planning to announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday. VPR said that “Sanders will release a … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for April 17, 2015: Mitch McConnell and the Minimum Wage

Posted by Elaine Magliaro At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills. (The Nation-August 26, 2014)

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BREAKING NEWS: Senator Tom Cotton Says That Iran Controls Its Capital City of Tehran (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Guess what? The country of Iran controls the city of Tehran. Ohmigod! Who knew? Say it ain’t so! Boy, I’m sure glad I learned that important bit of information when Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) was a guest on … Continue reading

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Israeli Prime Minister Bibi, Republican Members of Congress…and “Netanyahu’s Greater Republica” (Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

By Elaine Magliaro Award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore said that since Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu has now given “his very own State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, the partisan colonization of the world is in full … Continue reading

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Someone…Anyone…Please Tell the Dumbass Senator with the Snowball That the Route for the Iditarod Race Had to Be Changed Because of Alaska’s Warm Winter

By Elaine Magliaro Over a week ago, I posted a column titled Dumbass Politician from Oklahoma Throws Snowball on the Senate Floor in an Effort to Prove That Climate Change Is a Hoax. That dumbass senator happens to be James … Continue reading

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Dumbass Politician from Oklahoma Throws Snowball on the Senate Floor in an Effort to Prove That Climate Change Is a Hoax (VIDEOS)

By Elaine Magliaro In January, climate change denier Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) officially took the gavel as chairman of the Senate’s Environment Committee. Later in the day, “he took the Senate floor for a long speech about how human-caused climate … Continue reading

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