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Have Oligarchs Finally Seized Major Control Of Our Government?

Donald Trump's tax-cut isn't just a hand-out to the rich - it's also proof that the predatory billionaire oligarchs have finally seized major control of our government.

A study out of Princeton released last year concluded that the U.S. was an oligarchy, finding that:

Republicans are trying to send the American version ISIS to the Senate

Is Roy Moore - the gun-toting, Muslim hating, same-sex marriage opposing Alabama Senate Candidate - the American version of ISIS?

Republicans are obsessed with fighting what they call "Radical Islamic Terrorism".

So why are they trying to send the American version ISIS to the Senate?

Judge Roy Moore is officially the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama.

Is Donald Trump About To Go Full Richard Nixon on the Culture Wars?

If his non-stop whining about the NFL protests is any indication, Donald Trump is about to go full Richard Nixon on the culture wars.

Will fanning the racist flames of the culture war help Donald Trump save his presidency?

Donald Trump can't shut up about black men playing football.

Trump Goes After Football Players Not White Supremacists

Whether you kneel or stand - what kind of healthy democracy plays the national anthem at sports games?

Et tu, John McCain?

John McCain has officially come out against the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill.

Will other Republicans follow his lead?

The so-called Maverick may have just slayed his best bud Lindsey Graham's healthcare bill.

Is It Time To Execute Equifax?

The Equifax hacking scandal just keeps getting worse.

So should we bring back the corporate death penalty and do away with this security threat once and for all?

According to Bloomberg, the credit reporting firm:

Just How Seriously Should We Treat The Threat From Graham-Cassidy?

Just how seriously should people be treating the threat from Graham-Cassidy?

Don't believe the Republican lies.

The Graham-Cassidy bill that they're trying to force the Congress without so much as a hearing is the cruelest attempt at Obamacare repeal yet.

It's also complete repudiation of our nation's founding values.

Donald Trump is Threatening the Wrong "Enemies of Humanity" with Annihilation

Donald Trump did his best George W. Bush impression yesterday - threatening countries he called "the enemies of humanity" with annihilation.

When will he show that kind of outrage about the fossil fuel companies that are literally bringing on the apocalypse?

The "Catastrophic" Climate Change Probability You'll Want To Know


As Donald Trump sends mixed messages about whether the U.S. will actually withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords, researchers at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have come to a shocking conclusion about climate change.

Republicans Falsely Claim to Hate Bureaucracy

Republicans say they hate big government - but the truth is that they're totally fine with bureaucracy... as long as it's demonizing poor people.

Case in point: the plan House conservatives are now pushing that would require anyone who applies for an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to get an audit before receiving their check from the government.

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