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Photo courtesy of represent.us By Eric Drew Although I am not a fan of the banner and slogan they have used below, as its over the top and discredits the effort, but the mission is extremely important:...

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Few issues are as politically charged and divisive as the issue of climate change. What does each side believe, and why? Is belief a viable substitute for science? From the Left: Bill Nye responds to seven...

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Civilization was pretty great while it lasted, wasn't it? Too bad it's not going to for much longer. According to a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, we only have a few decades left before...

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Companies are sitting on mountains of liquidity, thanks to government policies; the losers are the economy and all of us A troubling change is taking place in American business, one that explains why nearly...

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On Thursday, President Obama rolled out his plan for strengthening overtime pay protections for millions of workers. In his view, if more workers got fatter paychecks, they could spend more and stimulate the...

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Image courtesy of graur razvan ionut / FreeDigitalPhotos.net By Bradley Olson and Dan Murtaugh Jan 28, 2014 9:21 AM PT       A flood of new oil from Texas to the Great Plains has swamped refineries, driving down...

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(Tuesday) morning, on C-SPAN, the foundation of the national security state exploded. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chair of the Senate intelligence committee, took to the Senate floor and accused the CIA...

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Thanks to a series of shady deals with former subsidiaries—and massive cuts in royalties to unsuspecting landowners—the controversial shale gas firm is now awash in cash. At the end of 2011, Chesapeake Energy,...

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(CNN) -- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was hundreds of miles off course, traveling in the opposite direction from its original destination and had stopped sending identifying transponder codes before it...

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Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad. Opponents of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline have focused largely on its disproportionate role in global...

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Sen. Paul Ryan's assertion that the percentage of Americans in deep poverty has hit a record over the past three years has been verified by Politifact. But ideas on how to deal with poverty in the United States...

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The guest list at this year’s CPAC conference, which runs Thursday through Saturday outside of Washington, tells the soul-searching story of the conservative movement in America today. On the list is Jenny Beth...
 
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