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State-owned Banks Are A Win-win For All

You need to know this. In 2014, the state Bank of North Dakota was more profitable than Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase. And, that's why every state should own their own depository institution.

Daily Topics - Thursday May 12th, 2016

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Is Donald Trump the Duck Dynasty Version of Reagan?

The most popular take on Donald Trump is that we’ve never seen anything like him before.

But here’s the thing: We have seen something like Trump before -- we saw it with Ronald Reagan.

Is Donald Trump the Duck Dynasty Version of Reagan?

By the Thom Hartmann Program

Daily Topics - Wednesday May 11th, 2016

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EPA's Tie to Monsanto Could Be Disastrous For Us

Conservative politicians love to talk about how the Environmental Protection Agency only issues "job-killing regulations", especially if they're taking campaign contributions from fossil fuel billionaires like the Koch Brothers or from agrichemical giants like Monsanto.

Daily Topics - Tuesday May 10th, 2016

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Republicans Only Care About Children Before They’re Born

When it comes to children, Republicans are hypocrites.

They go on and on about how “pro-life” they are, but they really only care about humans before they’re born. After that, they couldn't care less.

Case in point: the so-called “Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016,” the brainchild of Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita that would decimate a key part of the federal free lunch program.

Daily Topics - Monday May 9th, 2016

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State-Owned Bank of North Dakota is a HUGE Success!

In 2014, the state Bank of North Dakota was more profitable than Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase. And, that's why every state should own their own depository institution.

Most people attributed the Bank of North Dakota's success with the oil boom in the region, but their latest report shows that last year was their most profitable year ever, despite the fact that their state's oil boom has become an oil bust.

Fossil Fuel Billionaires Kill Children

Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, Prince may have had a drug problem, and a record breaking 88,000 people have been evacuated from Fort McMurray.

If you've turned on a corporate 24-hour news network in the last couple of days, those are three things that you have definitely heard about.

Daily Topics - Thursday May 5th, 2016

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Republicans have Rejected the Republican Party

Now that John Kasich and Ted Cruz have dropped out, it’s pretty much official: Donald Trump is the 2016 Republican nominee for president.

The pundits never saw this coming, but they should have. The Republican Party has been running a scam on its base for decades now, and voters were bound to discover this scam sooner or later.

Daily Topics - Wednesday May 4th, 2016

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How Donald Trump Could Defeat Hillary Clinton…

Back in February, workers at a Carrier manufacturing plant in Indianapolis were told that the factory, and their 1,400 jobs, were being moved to Mexico.

That story was front-and-center ahead of today's Indiana primary, and it shows how trade has become the big issue of the 2016 election.

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Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

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Here's What's the Matter with Kansas…

The verdict is in, and it's time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts.

Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn't work.

It doesn't work internationally, it doesn't work nationally, and it doesn't work at the state level.

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