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Stewart: Only Thing Too Corrosive To Democratic Institutions For SCOTUS Is Transparency
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart let the conservatives on the Supreme Court have it following their recent ruling, allowing even more money to flood into political campaigns coffers.
What's Really Going On In Venezuela?
When in doubt, remember the Shock Doctrine. Disaster capitalism is always in the background. Read more...
Definitions are important to the context of this segment of John Boehner's economy speech Thursday, so here they are: Job Creators = Corporate interests. If you were to take the member list for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, top Republican Read more...
Anyone remember what it was like to work in the late 1990s? The memories are fading fast as the years of persistent joblessness pile up -- years that began well before the big crash in 2008, when it was already self-evident that the Bush Read more...
During a Senate Budget Committee hearing Sen. Bernie Sanders took his turn questioning a panel of economists about the need to get some fairness back Read more...

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(h/t HuffPo) Thank God there's at least one senator who is speaking sense: The American people are hurting. As a result of the greed, recklessne Read more...
Oh dear God, I hate admitting it when anyone over at the Corner is right about something but... AAAAAAAARRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH... Nicole Gelinas is right: Read more...
On Fox’s The Journal Editorial Report, while discussing whether the panel believes that BP really had a choice as to whether to put up the $20 billi Read more...
Sen. Bernie Sanders said something we don't hear often enough on cable news shows while talking to Dylan Ratigan about the amendments being considered Read more...