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Regulation heroes

A beautiful contrast (via Matt Yglesias) Time cover circa 1999 Time cover for May 24, 2010 I’d say the mood of the country has significantly shifted, wouldn’t you agree? There should be a caption under this new photo that reads, “No, it’s fine. We’ll clean up your shit.” The ladies featured on this new cover [...]

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Canada's free speech hypocrisy

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Canadians are whipped up into a frenzy over this Ann Coulter lady, who I hear sometimes says controversial stuff. Ann was supposed to speak at the University of Ottawa, but the event has been cancelled over “public safety” fears cancelled in order to find a larger venue to facilitate the large crowd. The “public safety” [...]

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Teacher Obama's poor healthcare lesson

At a recent town hall meeting, a man stood up and told Representative Bob Inglis to “keep your government hands off my Medicare.” The congressman, a Republican from South Carolina, tried to explain that Medicare is already a government program — but the voter, Mr. Inglis said, “wasn’t having any of it.”It’s a funny story [...]

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Canadian Walmart Employees Win Right to Unionize

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Daniel De Groot, Open Left Per this DailyKos diary, a Wal-Mart store in Saskatchewan has won a 4-year battle with the company and is certified as unionized: A Wal-Mart store in Weyburn, Saskatchewan has been granted union certification by the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (SLRB) after years of Wal-Mart legal wrangling and delays, including two Wal-Mart applications [...]

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