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The hijacking of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

There’s so much I want to talk about right now… the failed attempt on the part of Project Veritas to trick the Washington Post into running a fake story about Roy Moore’s fondness for child rape; the fact that our President couldn’t help but make a racist joke today while honoring Navajo ‘code talkers’ for […]

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Elizabeth Warren outlines the fight ahead for Progressives at Netroots Nation 2014

One of my favorite people in the whole world, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, dropped by the Netroots Nation conference yesterday in Detroit to talk about banking reform, the threat of oligarchy, the fight to establish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and those things that she feels that we, as Progressives, are ready to fight for. […]

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No duh… they’re destroying the counter weight to corporate power

When Ann Coulter said a few weeks ago at CPAC, amid a great deal of applause, that “there should be more jailed journalists,” I have little doubt that Naomi Klein, the author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, was one of those individuals she had in mind. Today, Klein posted the following […]

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Net Neutrality and the DISCLOSE Act

Tonight, I will be signing a petition and calling the offices of my Senators in order to weigh in on two very important initiatives, and I would like to ask that you do the same. The first is called the DISCLOSE Act, and it’s being championed by Senators Patrick Leahy and Chuck Schumer. The bill, […]

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Cultivating hate and distrust toward the educated for financial gain

I’ve written a lot over the years about the growing trend toward anti-intellectualism in the United States, and it’s sources. As I think I’ve said before, I think, to a great extent, it’s deliberate. Generally speaking, the more educated a person is, the more likely he or she is to vote against the Republican party, […]

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