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Senator Bernie Sanders Humiliates Climate Change Deniers
Bernie Sanders peers through the looking glass to attempt to examine why anyone in their right mind would still attempt to deny the reality of climate change. Read more...
One of the primary arguments against allowing big box stores — such as Walmart, Lowe’s, Target and Best Buy — to set up shop in small towns is that they take customers away from local family businesses that have existed in the community for years. Using high-volume sales — versus price mark-ups — to drive profits, big box stores are often able to sell their goods at lower prices. Read more...
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders shared his concerns for the future of the United States in light of the revelations of the NSA surveillance program, "PRISM," on MSNBC's "All In With Chris Hayes" Monday night. Read more...
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on Tuesday for an investigation into oil price manipulation. He also proposed a 30-day deadline for federal regulators to use emergency powers to curb excessive speculation in crude oil markets. Read more...
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We should thank our lucky stars that we have Bernie Sanders in the Senate. The Senate on Friday evening voted to block cuts in benefits for Social Security and disabled veterans. The amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) put the Senate on record against changing how cost-of-living increases are calculated in a way that would result in significant cuts. Read more...
A Bennington, Vermont math and science teacher is home on administrative leave after being briefly hospitalized for a mental evaluation on the recommendation of police officers last week. Police became concerned after becoming aware of Read more...
On Monday, Vermont Senator Sanders appeared on MSNBC's "Politics Nation" to talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about the ongoing budget negotiations. "Not only is what they are proposing absurd, I think they are crazy politically." said Sanders. Read more...
“What you are looking at is a nation with a grotesquely unequal distribution of wealth and income, tremendous economic power on Wall Street, and now added to all of that is big money interests, the billionaires and corporations now buying elections,” Sanders tells Bill. “I fear very much that if we don’t turn this around, we’re heading toward an oligarchic form of society.” Read more...
From The Young Turks on August 3rd: "A Vermont farmer who was arrested last month expressed his displeasure Thursday by driving a heavy tractor over seven police vehicles, authorities said. State police estimated the damage to the Orleans Read more...