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Southern Poverty Law Center: The smears, lies, and eliminationist rhetoric emanating from the right in this election cycle aren't surprising to many o

Southern Poverty Law Center: The smears, lies, and eliminationist rhetoric emanating from the right in this election cycle aren't surprising to many observers.  Membership in various hate groups has been rising steadily since 2000.  These people aren't just preparing themselves to go into opposition, they're preparing themselves to dispute the legitimacy of an Obama presidency -- in ways that could, if taken to extreme, lead to another Oklahoma City, or worse.

Dean Baker: Any paycuts on Wall Street yet?  

the talking dog: Charges against five Gitmo detainees were dropped because of prosecutorial misconduct and political intervention.  

Buck Naked Politics: Ben Bernanke endorses Obama. Why wouldn't he?  There is a place where Bernanke, and others, can get help.

slacktivist: Payroll tax

Morning Martini: Will the young people turn out?

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