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Republicans, Proudly Serving the 1% Since the Gilded Age

On Wednesday night, Donald Trump did something that sounded downright progressive.

At an event outside of Philadelphia, he proposed a national child care plan under which child care expenses would be tax deductible and all American mothers would get six weeks of paid maternity leave.

Daily Topics - Wednesday September 14th, 2016

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Why Won't the Media Push Back Against Liar Think Tanks and Experts?

Matt Lauer was publicly roasted last week after he failed to hold Donald Trump to account during the "Commander in Chief Candidates Forum", but Lauer isn't the only media personality - or "news person," whatever that means these days - who needs to step up his game and press guests to tell the truth.

Daily Topics - Tuesday September 13th, 2016

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Electing Trump to Stop Corruption is Like Smoking to Cure Cancer

Don't believe a word Donald Trump says about getting money out of politics -- he's part of the problem, and his apparent bribe of Republican Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi highlights it.

Although this scandal has been overshadowed by all the drama surrounding Hillary having the flu, emails, the Clinton Foundation, etc., it's actually a really big deal.

Daily Topics - Monday September 12th, 2016

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Donald Trump & Gov. Rick Scott Love Polluters

Donald Trump announced recently that he will do away with the EPA - to help out family farms, of course!

But the truth is - abolishing the EPA would only help big polluters like the Koch Brothers.

Daily Topics - Friday September 9th, 2016

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Hillary's Mental Health Agenda And Trump

Contrary to what you might think by watching cable news - Hillary Clinton is - in fact - running for president - and she's using the opportunity to put out same very detailed policy proposals.

Daily Topics - Thursday September 8th, 2016

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Don’t Buy the Hype -- The TPP Won’t Secure America

As President Obama prepares to make his big lame-duck push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he's narrowed his sales pitch for the deal down to two basic arguments, and he made both of them during an interview this weekend with CNN.

The first argument the president is making in favor of the TPP is, of course, the idea that it's going to be great for the American economy.

Daily Topics - Wednesday September 7th, 2016

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Inadequate Prison Release Programs Blamed for High Recidivism Rates

The Department of Justice's Inspector General issued a report recently that echoed one of the biggest complaints about criminal justice in America: when inmates are released, they are rarely prepared for their return home.

Daily Topics - Tuesday September 6th, 2016

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Daily Topics - Friday September 2nd, 2016

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Did Carrier Fleece Both Trump & America?

Donald Trump took a victory lap in Indianapolis yesterday afternoon, where he and Vice President elect Mike Pence officially announced a deal to keep 800 Carrier jobs in Indiana.

That's 200 fewer jobs than the 1,000 jobs that Trump initially said the deal would save, but that's kind of besides the point.

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