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Poverty And Corporate Greed

A new report before the "official" report on poverty in the U.S. is released gives a heads-up on what we can expect to be revealed. Yes, poverty is on track to reach levels not since before Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty" in 1964. Peter

Bachmann: Be More Like China, End 'Great Society' Programs

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says that the U.S. should be more like China and do away with Great Society programs like Medicare and Medicaid. At a debate with seven other Republican candidates in South Carolina Saturday

Rachel Maddow: GOP Southern Strategy Resurrected For 2010

Rachel Maddow hits another one out of the ball park with her reporting on the GOP's resurrection of the Southern Strategy for the mid-term 2010 elections. What's astounding as she notes, is that they're not paying a price for it from the media. Time