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Iran is cutting it's nuke program
In the face of yet another Obama failure the UN is preparing to announce that Iran has lived up to its end of the bargain in cutti
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Chinese Pollution, American Problem
China's pollution may be contributing to America's winters. The long and short of this is that pollution doesn't respect random
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Republicans claimed that unemployment benefits increased unemployment. Did the unemployed find jobs faster after their benefits were cut?
Now that we've cut benefits we can test this assertion. Did people find jobs faster when their benefits were cut off? The answer is no, they did not. This should be more evidence, not that more was needed, that our economic problems are a demand side is
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last by sean_renaud about 10 hours ago
What do they want?.
Conservatives fought against same sex marriage until the court system decided to deny them that right was a violation of their civil rights. Since they failed at that endeavor they decided to take a new approach and now they are through legislation att
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last by sean_renaud about 11 hours ago
A victory for the Environmentalists
It's not very often that we get to see something positive happen for the environment. It seems most of the time we make our case, we argue but nothing ever gets done. People buying reusable bags to use at the grocery store is completely unthinkable, p
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Another Founding Father
Source. “The property of this country is absolutely concen
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last by sean_renaud about 8 hours ago
CBO lowers estimate of Obamacare costs by 104 Billion
CBO lower cost estimate. This is due in part to lower an expected premiums. Thought those were sky rocketing though. . .hmmm. Keep up to good work boys.
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More on the Ukraine
As this situation in the Ukraine continues to play out it's becoming increasingly difficult to tell who, if anybody can be considered the good guy and who is the bad guy. That's not to say that Russia is forgiven for it's behavior. It's not and some w
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last by sean_renaud about 12 hours ago
LOL
Dont know how true it is but it's funny awesome
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Small Government solves big problems
I'm simply flabbergasted at this statement. Emphasis is added. “Well the reason that the slaves were eventually
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sean_renaud commented about 8 hours ago on
Another Founding Father
It's also worth noting as far back as the Founding Fathers they'd figured out that a good plan towards keeping the rich in check is with progressively higher taxes and not taxing the poor much if at all. *Bleed read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 10 hours ago on
Republicans claimed that unemployment benefits increased unemployment. Did the unemployed find jobs faster after their benefits were cut?
Well while it seems a bit early to be drawing conclusions this falls firmly into the camp of what I think most people would label as "duh". If it's no change however you're gonna have a hard time convincing Conservatives or even centrists that spending read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 11 hours ago on
What do they want?.
I actually applaud them on that move. It's at least honest. If marriage is sacred then it stands to reason that divorce actually destroys marriages and should be attacked by any means read the rest
one_wired_kitty commented about 11 hours ago on
Tuesday night
As in my faith being a lost cause? Not really. BTW - here's a link for ya read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 12 hours ago on
More on the Ukraine
Even if it doesn't technically trump the treaty it's hard to imagine a Russian base (and fairly unfettered access to said base) existing in a NATO country. Just like even if Russia promised we could leave our military there I'd get nervous if they tried read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 13 hours ago on
Another Founding Father
Yes, he was talking about France. Where Capitalism had played it's course, the rich were rich and had left nothing for the poor. You know, exactly what's happening in the US today. America simply hadn't gotten to that point yet. He lived in an read the rest