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Why Democrats Can’t Win the House

Thanks to demographics, the Republicans have a virtual stranglehold on the House of Representatives. Source: www.nytimes.com…

Why Democrats Can’t Win the House

Thanks to demographics, the Republicans have a virtual stranglehold on the House of Representatives. Source: www.nytimes.com

Why is American internet so slow?

The country that literally invented the internet is now behind Estonia in terms of download speeds…

Why is American internet so slow?

The country that literally invented the internet is now behind Estonia in terms of download speeds…

Battle For The Net

Battle For The Net

If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than…

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Net Neutrality (HBO) – YouTube

Cable companies are trying to create an unequal playing field for internet speeds, but they’re doing it so boringly that most news outlets aren’t covering it…

Civility is for suckers: Campus hypocrisy and the “polite behavior” lie

When campus administrators hide behind the fig-leaf of “community,” they’re usually protecting a powerful agenda Source: …

Civility is for suckers: Campus hypocrisy and the “polite behavior” lie

When campus administrators hide behind the fig-leaf of “community,” they’re usually protecting a powerful agenda Source: …

Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon : Sam Harris

Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, and The Moral Landscape.

Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon : Sam Harris

Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, and The Moral Landscape.

Main Street: Your recovery will come from the left, not the right. #GetMoneyOut #NeverForget915

Main Street: Your recovery will come from the left, not the right. #GetMoneyOut #NeverForget915

The American public got played (again) for chumps back in 1999 when we weren’t in the streets protesting Slick Willy’s signature of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

It wasn’t the first time, and it undoubtedly won’t be the last.

What has GLBA wrought? The ’08 crash, for one thing.

Now there’s hope for us and for Main Street:

As it happens, a trial just ended in Sacramento in which a jury wasconvinced…

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Roll Call Vote - Question: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res. 19 )

Roll Call Vote – Question: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res. 19 )

Roll Call Vote on…

Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res. 19; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

What’s the common denominator?

Doesn’t this say it all?

NAYs —18

Barrasso (R-WY)
Chambliss (R-GA)
Coburn (R-OK)
Crapo (R-ID)
Cruz (R-TX)
Enzi (R-WY)

Inhofe…

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CALL ALERT: Senate votes TODAY on overturning Citizens United. CALL YOUR SENATORS!

CALL ALERT: Senate votes TODAY on overturning Citizens United. CALL YOUR SENATORS!

The U.S. Senate votes TODAY (Sept 8) on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. Click here to call your Senators and tell them to vote YES on the constitutional amendment!

Source: act.boldprogressives.org

I just called Senator Toomey’s office. The aide that answered was very friendly. When I stated the purpose of my call and asked what Senator Toomey’s stance was, the aide told me…

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Flooding the Zone: Gas Industry Pours Millions into Lobbying Pa. | The Allegheny Front

When big portions of Act 13 were overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last year, it meant the state would likely debate its landmark Marcellus shale law for years to come.

Flooding the Zone: Gas Industry Pours Millions into Lobbying Pa. | The Allegheny Front

When big portions of Act 13 were overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last year, it meant the state would likely debate its landmark Marcellus shale law for years to come.