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By Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica When CBS News reported in 2011 that members of Congress weren't prohibited from insider trading, Congress moved swiftly.President Obama signed a law banning it within six months of the broadcast. But Read more...
Watching this CNBC segment with Jared Bernstein and Kudlow, I can only think how screwed the conservative mind truly is.They've morphed the takers and moochers talking points into attacks on Americans with disabilities. It's very nasty and Read more...
If anyone wanted to know where wingnuts Mike Lee and Rick Santorum got their talking points in opposing this United Nations treaty that just got voted down by the shameless Republicans in the Senate who were too afraid of the crackpots among their Read more...
As we already discussed here and as Jon Stewart rightfully mocked this week, Republicans have gone off of the rails with their opposition to this United Nations treaty that they just shamefully voted down in the Senate, because the homeschooling Read more...
Jon Stewart took his audience through the entire, disgusting "Senate day of shame" with Mike Lee and the home schooling crowd objecting to the passage of the U.N. disability treaty. After asking how the treaty failed and what the hell is wrong with "these people," Stewart said he guessed it was time for a new segment: "Please Tell Me This is Rock Bottom." Read more...

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Republican Senators on Tuesday voted to block a United Nations treaty that would have helped to protect disabled Americans -- including veterans -- while they are in foreign countries. Thirty-eight Republicans voted no, giving them five votes Read more...
When: Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 5-7pm Where: Gracie Mansion (88 E End Ave, NYC) RSVP on Facebook | #OccupyGracieMansion The 1% mayor of NYC is so sure he can buy anything and anyone, as easily as he bought the office of mayor, Read more...