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Activists arrested for feeding homeless, Facebook for Ayn Rand fans, thank you notes from tiny Rebels

Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Food Not Bombs activists arrested in Orlando for feeding the homeless, Facebook for Ayn Rand fans, Sarah Palin’s fans try to edit Wikipedia to match her wrong history lesson, Florida Senator claims politicians shouldn’t go to jail because it might cause overcrowding, thank [...]

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A ‘cautionary tale’

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My, my, my. The things Republicans will say off-the-record. A senior Republican senator, speaking anonymously in order to freely discuss the tragedy, told POLITICO that the Giffords shooting should be taken as a “cautionary tale” by Republicans. “There is a need for some reflection here – what is too far now?” said the senator. “What [...]

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The brave armchair generals calling for Julian Assange’s criminalization

Allison Kilkenny 12 Replies

Here is the list of the patriotic warriors who have criminalized Julian Assange 1. Candice Miller, Congresswoman She wants to shut down the site: http://is.gd/gzk8x “Julian Assange and WikiLeaks are criminals whose actions support terrorists and criminal regimes around the world. It is now long past time for our government to shut WikiLeaks down” http://candicemiller.house.g [...]

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The violence and lies post-reform medley

Allison Kilkenny 29 Replies

The most frequent dissent I received in response to my post about Tea Party bigotry is that racist teabaggers are a small part of the Republican Party, and they do not represent the party at large. But there has been a shocking lack of condemnation on the part of Republican leadership in the wake of these [...]

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Tea Party's bigotry is a birthmark, not a tattoo

Allison Kilkenny 44 Replies

The very public implosion of the Republican base into a tribe of frothing-at-the-mouth racist, homophobic militants has been so extensively documented that it has inspired former Conservative bloggers like John Cole and Andrew Sullivan to renounce and/or heavily modify their political ideologies. Through it all, the claim from party leadership and beltway insiders has been that [...]

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Kabuki Theater presents: The Great Bipartisan Summit

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Finally. In the words of Modo, our president “came down from the mountaintop,” and has decided to get bipartisan with this whole healthcare dealy. President Obama said Sunday that he would convene a half-day bipartisan health care session at the White House to be televised live this month, a high-profile gambit that will allow Americans [...]

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Sarah Palin and the unsavory 'minority type thing'

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In another recent unsurprising, though glorious, moment of ignorance, former Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin said the speculation regarding President Obama’s birth certificate (the “birther movement”) was a “fair question.” Speaking of fair questions, someone should ask Palin about this doozy (h/t Digby): Palin, though notoriously ill-travelled outside the United States, did journey far to the [...]

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