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Tell Hillary Clinton: Don't Put Secretary Vilsack on the ticket!

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her pick for Vice President TOMORROW. One of her top choices -- Tom Vilsack -- has given Big Food, Big Ag, Big Meat, and Big Pharma nearly everything they want.

Tell Hillary Clinton: Secretary Vilsack would be the wrong choice for Vice President!

Ginsburg Was Right: Trump Is Faking It

Here on the eve of the start of the Republican National Convention, I’ve finally turned a corner in my understanding of what Donald J. Trump is up to.

Clinton Must Go Bold – and Go Left – For VP (or Else)

Word is that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will announce her vice presidential choice

Happy Birthday CFPB!!!

July 21, 2016 is the CFPB 5th birthday!

We all need to thank Elizabeth Warren for proposing it. The CFPB has done a great job protecting Americans.

Whatever Happened to the Right to a Defense?

I guess Chris Christie doesn't believe in the right to a defense. He prosecuted Hillary at the RNC without allowing a defense.

Hillary's VP Pick Prediction

Any guesses?

It better be Elizabeth Warren.

The Ghouls Have Won: The First Night of Donald Trump’s RNC was a Political Death Cult

Monday night was a clinic in the enduring hold that authoritarianism, racism, and fear has over GOP voters.

Unless The Democrats Run Sanders, A Trump Nomination Means A Trump Presidency

So, True Progressives, is it ever to late to state the truth? Well, I'm going to say it one more time anyway... Attack me if you like, but unfotunately history will prove that I was right.

Hillary Clinton Should Be Doing More To Connect With Non-Religious Voters

With recent polls putting her in a dead heat with Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton is missing a golden opportunity to solidify and grow her base.

Is Anybody Else Watching This "Make America Gag Again" Spectacle?

I don't know which speech has so far best elicited the gag reflex. Maybe it was Rudy. But the trophy wife's speech...I don't know. At least she can read a teleprompter. I heard she worked on it with a writer for eight weeks or something. I guess it would take that long to come up with that much sentimental BS.

Bernie Sanders Wins at the End

Bernie Sanders Wins at the Endby Robert D.

Everything we love to eat is a scam

Who needs regulation!

Everything we love to eat is a scam

The food industry isn’t just guilty of perpetrating a massive health and economic fraud: It’s cheating us out of pleasure.

Did you know?

DYK, The unfunded liability meme is based on actuarial tables with a life expectancy of 150 and retirement at 67.

My answer to DYK is no I did not. However, the party that put a creationist in charge of the science committee just might be a bit slow, and believes the 150 number. Of course 150 years is possible but if and only if you pray and accept Jesus.

Sarah Palin On Acid Puritans Wrote The GOP Platform For 2016

The Ring of Fire

Apparently The Puritans Wrote The GOP Platform For 2016

The GOP Platform Is Like Sarah Palin On Acid – The Big Picture

Democratic Party Will Lurch Right If Activists Abandon Them Now – So Keep Fighting!

The America I Knew Has Almost Disappeared

Like an alcoholic family that won't discuss alcoholism (and proving Don Quixote's warning to never mention rope in the home of a man who's been hanged), far too many Americans are unwilling to acknowledge or even discuss the ongoing collapse of democracy in the United States.

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