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IMF denies Italy loan discussions
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The IMF has denied it is in talks with Italy about providing a bailout loan to help lower the country's borrowing costs...
Occupy LA await eviction deadline
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Occupy Wall Street protesters camped outside City Hall in Los Angeles plan to hold eviction parties as a deadline to leave the site looms...
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Length: ‎2:42..Occupy protesters defy deadline to leave Los Angeles park - CNN.com
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Occupy LA demonstrators held their ground in Los Angeles' City Hall Park early Monday morning, defying a 12:01 a.m. deadline to leave...
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Romney: Obama should block defense cuts
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‎"I’m calling on the president to say no way for those cuts, restore the $600 billion into the military and take that amount and eliminate it from other programs," Romney told New Hampshire's WMUR on Sunday's "CloseUP" segment.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Democrats win big with Texas court's redistricting map
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The new map will likely give Democrats 13 House seats in the state, up from the nine seats they currently hold.

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Speaker John Boehner’s office has abandoned its efforts to honor a slain staffer of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D Ariz.).
Boehner drops memorial plans for slain Gabrielle Giffords staffer
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Democrats win big with Texas court's redistricting map
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The new map will likely give Democrats 13 House seats in the state, up from the nine seats they currently hold. It is also an improvement from the 10 likely seats Democrats would have gotten from the districts into which the Republican map had packed their constituents.

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Speaker John Boehner’s office has abandoned its efforts to honor a slain staffer of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D Ariz.).
Boehner drops memorial plans for slain Gabrielle Giffords staffer
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A Texas court's newly released congressional redistricting map is a major victory for Democrats and Latinos who had protested a GOP-drawn map that squeezed both groups.
Democrats win big with Texas court's redistricting map
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The new map will likely give Democrats 13 House seats in the state, up from the nine seats they currently hold. It is also an improvement from the 10 likely seats Democrats would have gotten from the districts into which the Republican map had packed their constituents.

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Speaker John Boehner’s office has abandoned its efforts to honor a slain staffer of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D Ariz.).
Boehner drops memorial plans for slain Gabrielle Giffords staffer
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What are we missing? What did you find surprising?
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From Rick Santorum defending religious profiling to Michele Bachmann wanting to deny foreigners any rights, the CNN debate had many controversial moments.


After months of uncertainty, Mitt Romney has decided to roll the dice and go for a win in the Iowa caucuses.
Romney bets he can win Iowa without support from social conservatives
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But the former governor is betting that he can triumph in the state without any significant support from social conservatives — normally a vital voting bloc — and is making no real effort to win them over.‎"Today Rick Perry introduced a new plan to overhaul all three branches of government. Just as soon as he comes up with a plan to remember all three branches of government." –Jimmy Fallon‎"Life without cause is a life without effect."Miami could face big bill for stadium garage tax

The city of Miami may have to pay property taxes on the parking garages it is building for the new Marlins stadium an unexpected wrinkle that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
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Miami could face big bill for stadium garage tax

The city of Miami may have to pay property taxes on the parking garages it is building for the new Marlins stadium an unexpected wrinkle that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars
Dem strategist accuses Romney of invoking Rev. Wright in new ad thehill.com
Devine said Wednesday that he was "shocked" to see what he believed to be imagery of an African-American church in an ad released Tuesday by Romney's presidential team and airing in New Hampshire. The ad, Romney's first of the campaign, is "clearly an attempt to bring back Rev. Wright and race," Dev...
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European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso is to unveil consultation plans for eurobonds in the face of opposition from Germany
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

‎''Last summer during the debt ceiling hostage crisis, Obama appeared to be the loser, but yesterday Republicans woke up to the reality that they lost Big Time that we were going to get $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions, with 50% of the cuts coming from the military and none of the cuts from Social Security and Medicare. The Congressional water carriers for the Military Industrial Complex are in a panic.''
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Carolyn Clock Allen Right wing bullshit AGAIN!! What can I say?Sunday at 7:47pm · Anyone want to watch Pat and discuss his book -- without actually reading it?
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Pat Buchanan argues that America is disintegrating because of three factors: its loss of the Christian faith; moral and social collapse because of that loss; and the death of those who ran the nation for much of its heyday. He discusses his claims with Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and four-time p.....



Carolyn Clock Allen I think the U.S. is on a definite downward slide - whether we'll pull ourselves out; or crash and burn; remains to be seen. But, according to a recent Newsweek article: The average South Korean works about 39% more hours per week than the... average American. The school year in South Korea is 220 days long, compared to 180 days here. Also, 26 of the 30 biggest shopping malls in the world are now in "emerging" markets (mainly Asian). As a share of gross domestic product, the U.S. spends twice what Japan spends on health care and more than three times what China spends. Yet life expectancy in the U.S. has risen from 70 to 78 in the past *50* years, compared with leaps from 68 to 83 in Japan and from 43 to 73 in China. Looking at the latest WEF Executive Opinion Survey, on no fewer than 15 of 16 different issues relating to property right and governance, the U.S> fares worse than Hong Kong. The U.S. ranks 86th in the world for the costs imposed on business by organized crime, 50th for public trush in the ethics of politicians. Currently, the gap between the world leaders in "mathematical literacy" - the students of Shanhai and Singapore and their American counterparts is AS big as the gap between U.S. kids and teenagers in Albania and Tunisia. We have one of the biggest gaps between the richest and poorest, and the ranks of U.S. poor are growing larger every day. Today more patents originate in Japan than in the U.S.; South Korea overtook Germany recently to take third place, and China is ready to overtake Germany as well.See More
Carolyn Clock Allen All that said, *I* believe our problem is not enough faith, but TOO much right wing "Christianity," and definitely a loss of focus on the values that made us great BECAUSE of a right wing OBSESSION with greed.Sunday at 7:46pm · U.S. banks should "undermine" Occupy protesters: memo
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Occupy Wall Street movement is a big enough problem for U.S. banks that they should pay for opposition research into the political motives of protesters, said a firm that lobbies for the industry. Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford, a Washington based firm, proposed the idea ...
Fannie, Freddie tentacles embraced many in D.C.
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The two entities spent over $170 million on political and lobbying operations in a 10-year period leading up to the financial crisis of 2008 when both were seized by the government as they teetered on the brink of failure, according to the Center for Responsive Politics...
‎'SUPER FLOP' Deficit Cutting Fails,
GOP Tries to Bypass Consequences
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As Super Committee counts down to deadline to devise a debt reduction plan, lawmakers look for ways to make $1.2T in automatic cuts less painful for programs.



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Hugh Grant alleges British tabloid hacked his phone
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Egyptian generals to cede power early
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Concession comes as three U.S. students — one from Georgetown University — are arrested in protests.

‎"In his first address to the nation since he took power in February, Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi appeared angry, accusing protesters of “insulting” the military." http://wapo.st/uc7rkB



Ihab Samir Bekhit
I … an Egyptian citizen. I refuse the military rule of my country ... I call upon the international community not to oppose the demand of Egypt's Liberal rebels to hand over power to civilians immediately, without equivocation, as I drag th...e legitimacy of the Supreme Council of Army Forces (SCAF), which ... they used to kill us, to suppress and arrest us and to torture us in the prisons warlike ..... , to abort our revolution by plots ..... , to sow discord and chaos among us .... and to rob our freedom and wealth ........ We also reject the military trials of civilians and reject the exercise of barbarism against the rebels and the torture of detainees and prisoners to death .... We also announce our rejection of the legitimacy that they gave to themselves by force of arms ... I also call upon the international community to shoulder its responsibilities and therefore withdraw any recognition of the legitimacy or the endorsement or support of the military usurper dictator

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أنا .....مواطن مصرى أرفض حكم العسكر لبلدى ... وأطالب المجتمع الدولى بعدم الوقوف أمام مطلب ثوار مصر الأحرار بتسليم السلطه للمدنين فورا دون مراوغة , كما أقوم بسحب الشرعيه من المجلس الأعلى للقوات المسلحة التى إستغلها فى قتلنا وقمعنا واعتقالنا وتعذيبنا فى سجونه الحربيه..... وإجهاض ثورتنا بمؤامراتهم..... وزرع الفتن والفوضى بيننا.... وسلب حريتنا... وثروتنا ........كما نرفض المحاكمات العسكريه للمدنين و نرفض ممارستهم البربريه ضد الثوار وتعذيب المعتقلين والسجناء حتى الموت كما نعلن رفضنا ....للشرعيه التى منحوها لأنفسهم بقوه السلاح ........ كما أطالب المجتمع الدولى بالتالى بتحمل مسئولياته وسحب أى إعتراف بشرعية أو تأييد أو دعم للمجلس العسكرى الغاصب المستبدSee More



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South Korean MP protests US trade bill by setting off tear gas in parliament
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Opposition MP Kim Sun dong threw tear gas in the South Korean parliament Tuesday, in an apparent protest against a bill to introduce free-trade with the US.

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Tea Party Members Meet With Occupy Memphis, Praise Efforts Of Protesters
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. Occupy Memphis member Mallory Pope had just finished telling a group of about 75 tea party followers Thursday night that politicians should not allow themselves to be influenced by lobbyists and unions when she received an unexpected invitation. "It sounds to me that y'all ought to...
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Obama: No 'Easy Off Ramps' on Cuts
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After Super Committee announces its failure to agree on debt deal that would save $1.2 trillion over 10 years, President Obama promises to veto any effort by lawmakers to repeal automatic cuts that take aim at defense, domestic s



Putin booed by Russian fight fans, in rare public show of disapproval
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Boos descend as Russian prime minister jumps into ring to congratulate Russian winne



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‎"By Monday the Russian blogosphere was alight with arguments, put-downs, debunkings and catcalls." http://wapo.st/rXKcCH



‎'SUPER FLOP' Deficit Cutting Fails,
GOP Tries to Bypass Consequences
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As Super Committee counts down to deadline to devise a debt reduction plan, lawmakers look for ways to make $1.2T in automatic cuts less painful for programs.
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Daily Kos: New public study: Watching Fox News makes you dumber
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Now that is an impressive accomplishment. You could literally turn your television off and you'd learn more through news osmosis via other means (reading, listening to the radio, overhearing random conversations on the street, talking with your plants) than you would by watching Fox News. Let's just...
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Hugh Grant alleges British tabloid hacked his phone
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Hugh Grant alleges his phone was hacked by the Mail on Sunday tabloid.


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Men's Grad Flag Football Championship Game - UC Law v. Booth
Promissory Estoppel is a team of diversely experienced and talented individuals who banded together in pursuit of a common goal: to represent the Law School in winning the Graduate Men's Intramural Flag Football Championships. Even after losing their first game, this group of 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls rallied to win their next... 5 games, resulting in a Championship birth on Monday, November 21st that pit them against the Law School's cross Midway rival, Booth Business School. Promissory Estoppel's strength is that each individual is encouraged by one another to strive to be better, where everybody has the confidence to make big plays. This team used this strength to make the Law School proud by taking representing with class and sportmanship in the Championship game which went into triple overtime with a narrow loss. Congratulations on a great season guys! Your UC Law family is proud!See More
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Egypt cabinet offers resignation
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Egypt's cabinet offers to resign after days of protests against the country's military rulers, state media say, as huge crowds swell protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square.


Coming up on NEWSDAY with Babita Sharma in London and Sharanjit Leyl in Singapore. Tens of thousands remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square - we'll be talking to people there. There's more pressure on Iran over its nuclear programme - the US has now imposed sanctions on the country's energy and petrochemical sector. Plus:Turkey's President tells the BBC his country is "preparing for the worst" in neighbouring Syria. And we report on India's growing energy sector - and the controversy over a planned nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu. That's on BBC Newsday, broadcast from 0900-1230 Singapore time - 0100-0430 gmt.
Civilian lawmakers in Egypt submit letters of resignation amid continued violence in Cairo. The BBC's Lyse Doucet reports live from Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the Arab Spring and now the site of renewed clashes between protesters and the Egyptian military. Also, we talk to Rana Faroohar of Time Magazine about the implications of the US congressional Supercommittee’s failure to strike a deal on the budget. It’s all on BBC World News America at 4pmET (2100GMT).


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Will this be Newt's moment? Will Romney get another pass? http://wapo.st/s8hzyX

CNN national security debate: What to watch for
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Eight Republican candidates will gather for the billionth — oops, sorry, twelfth— time tonight in Washington, D.C. for a debate focused on national security.


Robert Raible I know Obama will be watching, with a big bowl of popcorn and a big
James J Patterson ‎48 years ago today JFK was gunned down in Dallas. He had said he would break the American Intelligence community into a thousand pieces and begin to move us toward disarmament. I wonder if that will come up during the debate tonight?
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Thanksgiving 2011: Where are all the holiday songs?
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Create your own Thanksgiving tunes that celebrate the season. Tell us what you’ve picked and see what others have said.

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‎"In his first address to the nation since he took power in February, Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi appeared angry, accusing protesters of “insulting” the military." http://wapo.st/uc7rkB

Egyptian generals to cede power early
www.washingtonpost.com
Concession comes as three U.S. students — one from Georgetown University — are arrested in protests.


Ihab Samir Bekhit
I … an Egyptian citizen. I refuse the military rule of my country ... I call upon the international community not to oppose the demand of Egypt's Liberal rebels to hand over power to civilians immediately, without equivocation, as I drag th...e legitimacy of the Supreme Council of Army Forces (SCAF), which ... they used to kill us, to suppress and arrest us and to torture us in the prisons warlike ..... , to abort our revolution by plots ..... , to sow discord and chaos among us .... and to rob our freedom and wealth ........ We also reject the military trials of civilians and reject the exercise of barbarism against the rebels and the torture of detainees and prisoners to death .... We also announce our rejection of the legitimacy that they gave to themselves by force of arms ... I also call upon the international community to shoulder its responsibilities and therefore withdraw any recognition of the legitimacy or the endorsement or support of the military usurper dictator

بالعربية :

أنا .....مواطن مصرى أرفض حكم العسكر لبلدى ... وأطالب المجتمع الدولى بعدم الوقوف أمام مطلب ثوار مصر الأحرار بتسليم السلطه للمدنين فورا دون مراوغة , كما أقوم بسحب الشرعيه من المجلس الأعلى للقوات المسلحة التى إستغلها فى قتلنا وقمعنا واعتقالنا وتعذيبنا فى سجونه الحربيه..... وإجهاض ثورتنا بمؤامراتهم..... وزرع الفتن والفوضى بيننا.... وسلب حريتنا... وثروتنا ........كما نرفض المحاكمات العسكريه للمدنين و نرفض ممارستهم البربريه ضد الثوار وتعذيب المعتقلين والسجناء حتى الموت كما نعلن رفضنا ....للشرعيه التى منحوها لأنفسهم بقوه السلاح ........ كما أطالب المجتمع الدولى بالتالى بتحمل مسئولياته وسحب أى إعتراف بشرعية أو تأييد أو دعم للمجلس العسكرى الغاصب المستبدSee More

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Facebook users: Five degrees of separation
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Sarah Palin's decision to announce that she would not seek the presidency on a talk radio program - as opposed to Fox News - "infuriated" Fox chief Roger Ailes and prompted Ailes to consider pulling Palin from the network, according to New York Magazine.

Sarah Palin reportedly "infuriated" Fox News chief
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Fox News contributor's decision to make presidential announcement on radio prompted Roger Ailes to consider pulling her from network, report says


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Three U.S. students have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at Egyptian security forces amid ongoing anti-government protests in the capital.

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Officials confirm students attending American University in Cairo being held at prosecutor's office


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Egyptians are converging on Cairo's central Tahrir Square in response to a call for a so-called million-man march as protests against the country's military rulers enter a fourth day.

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Egypt protests enter day 4 with a rally cry - CBS News
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Call for million-man march as Egyptians angry over military's clutch on power remain unconvinced by cabinet offer to resign


Is Political Conservatism a Mild Form of Insanity?
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A few years ago I was standing on the deck of a beach house on the 4th of July and a person who had obviously drunk too much told me, “The secret of my life is that I always need someone to hate.”
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Egyptian generals to cede power early
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Concession comes as three U.S. students one from Georgetown University — are arrested in protests.




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Men's Grad Flag Football Championship Game - UC Law v. Booth
Promissory Estoppel is a team of diversely experienced and talented individuals who banded together in pursuit of a common goal: to represent the Law School in winning the Graduate Men's Intramural Flag Football Championships. Even after losing their first game, this group of 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls rallied to win their next... 5 games, resulting in a Championship birth on Monday, November 21st that pit them against the Law School's cross Midway rival, Booth Business School. Promissory Estoppel's strength is that each individual is encouraged by one another to strive to be better, where everybody has the confidence to make big plays. This team used this strength to make the Law School proud by taking representing with class and sportmanship in the Championship game which went into triple overtime with a narrow loss. Congratulations on a great season guys! Your UC Law family is proud!See More
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South Korean MP protests US trade bill by setting off tear gas in parliament
www.globalpost.com
Opposition MP Kim Sun-dong threw tear gas in the South Korean parliament Tuesday, in an apparent protest against a bill to introduce free-trade with the US.


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Silver lining in deficit panel's failure?
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Analysis: The supercommittee's inability to reach an agreement on spending will force both parties to address cuts in areas that have been difficult to touch — the military and Medicare.











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Tea Party Members Meet With Occupy Memphis, Praise Efforts Of Protesters
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Occupy Memphis member Mallory Pope had just finished telling a group of about 75 tea party followers Thursday night that politicians should not allow themselves to be influenced by lobbyists and unions when she received an unexpected invitation. "It sounds to me that y'all ought to...

Obama: No 'Easy Off Ramps' on Cuts
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After Super Committee announces its failure to agree on debt deal that would save $1.2 trillion over 10 years, President Obama promises to veto any effort by lawmakers to repeal automatic cuts that take aim at defense, domestic spending.
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Occupy Student Debt Campaign Announces Nationwide Loan Refusal Pledge
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NEW YORK Early Monday afternoon, a group of faculty and student organizers unveiled the Occupy Student Debt campaign from the southeast corner of lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. As part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the national Occupy Student Debt campaign asks that borrowers default on t...



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Egypt cabinet offers resignation
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Egypt's cabinet offers to resign after days of protests against the country's military rulers, state media say, as huge crowds swell protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square.


Hugh Grant alleges British tabloid hacked his phone
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Hugh Grant alleges his phone was hacked by the Mail on Sunday tabloid.

Republicans destroyed the worlds economy thats why they changed their official name to the Grand Old Bag Party. Tax cuts (3 trillion dollars) deregulations and Bush's wars (4 trillion dollars) : the worst financial crisis snce the Great Depression.


Of course, restore sanity cancel Fox Pseudo News. Deport Rupert Murdoch

"People who watch Fox News, the most popular of the 24-hour cable news networks, are 18-points less likely to know that Egyptians overthrew their government than those who watch no news at all."

That alone explains Cain's response to the Libya question!!
Can Watching Fox News Make You Dumber? | National Memo | Breaking News, Smart Politics
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A smart political news site and daily email newsletter delivers original reporting and commentary to a smart audience. We cover campaigns, elections, the White House, unions, the environment, and politics.Restore sanity, cancel Fox Pseudo News ! Deport Rupert Murdoch !

Restore sanity, cancel Fox Pseudo News ! Deport Rupert Murdoch !


Chris Ellsworth WE are becoming thge 'Main Stream'. It's trending in our direction.

Republicans almost destroyed the worlds economy thats why they changed their official name to the Grand Old Bag Party. Tax cuts (3 trillion dollars) deregulations and Bush's wars (4 trillion dollars) : the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.‎

''Last summer during the debt ceiling hostage crisis, Obama appeared to be the loser, but yesterday Republicans woke up to the reality that they lost Big Time that we were going to get $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions, with 50% of the cuts coming from the military and none of the cuts from Social Security and Medicare. The Congressional water carriers for the Military Industrial Complex are in a panic.''
HERE IS SOME MORE TRUTH FOR YOU OBAMA HATERS! SUCKERS!‎''Last summer during the debt ceiling hostage crisis, Obama appeared to be the loser, but yesterday Republicans woke up to the reality that they lost Big Time--that we were going to get $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions, with 50% of the cuts coming from the military and none of the cuts from Social Security and Medicare. The Congressional water carriers for the Military Industrial Complex are in a panic.''
HERE IS SOME MORE TRUTH FOR YOU OBAMA HATERS! SUCKERS!‎''Last summer during the debt ceiling hostage crisis, Obama appeared to be the loser, but yesterday Republicans woke up to the reality that they lost Big Time--that we were going to get $1.2 trillion in deficit reductions, with 50% of the cuts coming from the military and none of the cuts from Social Security and Medicare. The Congressional water carriers for the Military Industrial Complex are in a panic.''
HERE IS SOME MORE TRUTH FOR YOU OBAMA HATERS! SUCKERS!


Sarah Palin's decision to announce that she would not seek the presidency on a talk radio program - as opposed to Fox News - "infuriated" Fox chief Roger Ailes and prompted Ailes to consider pulling Palin from the network, according to New York Magazine.

Sarah Palin reportedly "infuriated" Fox News chief
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Fox News contributor's decision to make presidential announcement on radio prompted Roger Ailes to consider pulling her from network, report says

Sarah Palin's decision to announce that she would not seek the presidency on a talk radio program, as opposed to Fox News , "infuriated" Fox chief Roger Ailes and prompted Ailes to consider pulling Palin from the network, according to New York Magazine.
Sarah Palin reportedly "infuriated" Fox News chief
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Fox News contributor's decision to make presidential announcement on radio prompted Roger Ailes to consider pulling her from network, report says..Sarah Palin's decision to announce that she would not seek the presidency on a talk radio program, as opposed to Fox News , "infuriated" Fox chief Roger Ailes and prompted Ailes to consider pulling Palin from the network, according to New York Magazine.
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Fox News contributor's decision to make presidential announcement on radio prompted Roger Ailes to consider pulling her from network, report says..

Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Top 0.1% Of The Nation Earn Half Of All Capital Gains - Forbes
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Income and wealth disparities become even more absurd if we look at the top 0.1% of the nation's earners-- rather than the more common 1%. The top 0.1%-- about 315,000 individuals out of 315 million-- are making about half of all capital gains on the sale of shares or property after 1 year; and...
The Palinization of the GOP
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The least informed earns the loudest applause.
VIDEO: Rep. Joe Walsh Calls Veterans Protesting Wall Street Un-American
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At a November 19 town hall meeting in Gurnee, Illinois, Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) smeared Occupy Wall Street protesters as “generally spoiled, pampered, unfocused, clueless young people and a smattering of other people who don’t understand this country and are advocating anti-American solutions.” When ...
Police confront Occupy protesters
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Dozens of Oakland police officers ordered Occupy demonstrators to vacate a lot early this morning that they had seized the night before in defiance of city orders. Around 8 a.m. today, officers in riot gear lined up...
Ricardo Salinas, the Mexican billionaire whose banking and retail empire spans eight countries, is looking to bring his microlending business to the U.S. to capitalize on the opportunity with low-income customers.

Grupo Elektra SA seeks clients at the “bottom of the pyramid” in terms of income and assets, and U.S. households with less than $25,000 in annual income fit that profil. He said he is c...onsidering entering the U.S. market with loans and “micro-insurance” plans, such as paying $10 a week for a $5,000 life-insurance policy, to serve those now “unbanked.”

“That would be my dream to set up a series of 10,000 branches over the U.S. that addressed the bottom of the pyramid,” he said. “It’s complicated because of the environment, but we’re looking at it.” VIDEO: Rep. Joe Walsh Calls Veterans Protesting Wall Street Un American
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At a November 19 town hall meeting in Gurnee, Illinois, Rep. Joe Walsh (R IL) smeared Occupy Wall Street protesters as “generally spoiled, pampered, unfocused, clueless young people and a smattering of other people who don’t understand this country and are advocating anti American solutions.” When ....The Top 0.1% Of The Nation Earn Half Of All Capital Gains Forbes
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Income and wealth disparities become even more absurd if we look at the top 0.1% of the nation's earners rather than the more common 1%. The top 0.1%-- about 315,000 individuals out of 315 million are making about half of all capital gains on the sale of shares or property after 1 year; and...
The Palinization of the GOP
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The least informed earns the loudest applause.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Ralph Nader: "Alan Grayson is Right There, Fighting for You"
www.youtube.comU.S. banks should "undermine" Occupy protesters: memo
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Occupy Wall Street movement is a big enough problem for U.S. banks that they should pay for opposition research into the political motives of protesters, said a firm that lobbies for the industry. Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford, a Washington-based firm, proposed the idea ... Everton Jobim

Obama outpaces GOP rivals and his own 2008 results in small donations
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President Obama is doing far better in attracting small donations than his GOP rivals and his own 2008 record effort, surprising many Democratic strategists and fundraisLos Angeles Times
Among California Latinos, 79% support government financial aid for illegal immigrants' education, but only 30% of whites agree. And 49% of all respondents say UC and Cal State campuses are not very affordable or are unaffordable.Qaddafi's Son Captured in Libya
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Saif al-Islam, the son of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, was captured in Libya along with two of his aides who were trying to smuggle him out of the country, according to the Libyan government.Please SIGN THE PETITION in support of the "99%'s Deficit Proposal" and plan direct actions to tell the Super Committee that the 99% have better solutions to our nation's crises. You can plan your own action at your Congressmember's office or join us in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC for marches

Fannie, Freddie tentacles embraced many in D.C.
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The two entities spent over $170 million on political and lobbying operations in a 10-year period leading up to the financial crisis of 2008 when both were seized by the government as they teetered on the brink of failure, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

United Nations links climate change to increasingly extreme weather events
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Climate change is likely a major cause of global extreme weather patterns, including record temperatures, heavy rain and, in some parts of the world, longer droughts, a United Nations panel said Friday. The much-anticipated report was released Friday by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...27 Items You May Want To Know About Newt Gingrich Before Primaries
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In recent weeks, the poll numbers for Newt Gingrich have absolutely skyrocketed. Many now believe that he has a legitimate shot at winning the Republican

Newt Campaign Backs Off Releasing Freddie Mac Records
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Newt Gingrich acknowledged on Wednesday that his career as a high-paid consultant for Freddie Mac is fair game for the press. But that does’t mean he has to play it. The Republican candidate’s spokesman told reporters that he has no plans to release any records relating to his reported eight-year st.....Iran army tests defences as nuclear tensions risedefenses
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TEHRAN (Reuters) - The Iranian army is conducting a four-day training exercise to test its defenses, state TV reported on Saturday, amid rising international tensions over Iran's nuclear program. Press TV said the war games started on Friday and were taking place over 800,000 square km in the east o...

99% Legion is Awakening., D0X: UC Davis Pepper Spraying officer, Lt. John Pike
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D0X: UC Davis Pepper Spraying officer, Lt. John Pike D0X: UC Davis Pepper Spraying officer, Lt. John Pike. Please be respectful in your condemnation of this act of brutality. Lieutenant John...EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration - Telegraph
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Brussels bureaucrats were ridiculed yesterday after banning drink manufacturers from claiming that water can prevent dehydration

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Gingrich would invite Darwin to hypothetical dinner party thehill.com
‎"He was the most influential scientist in the modern world, and an extraordinary observer of nature," Gingrich said of the evolutionary scientist.
Santorum: Occupy protesters have 'legitimate point' thehill.com
‎"The original idea, which is that Wall Street is getting preferential treatment, bailouts and support, while the rest of the country is struggling, is a legitimate point," Santorum said in Iowa Thursday according to CNN.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Diamond from South Africa among largest yellow diamonds in world
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Gemologists gave it the highest color grading for yellow diamonds...
Judge: Occupy Park, but no Camping
AP
URGENT: New York judge rules that 'Occupy Wall Street' protesters cannot bring tents, sleeping bags into Zuccotti Park, saying demonstrators' First Amendment rights don't entitle them to camp out indefinitely.

Timeline sought for closing Occupy L.A. camp, LAPD's Beck says
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Occupy L.A.: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that protesters and officials are working on a timeline for closing down the Occupy L.A. camp...
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Opportunity nation? | Journalist Profile | Reuters.com
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America’s biggest race is just beginning. It’s the race to create equal opportunity in our nation once again and to restore the belief that the American Dream can still be achieved...
Pictures: Are These the Seven Wonders of Nature?
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A diver swims among tropical fish in a Horseshoe Bay coral reef in Indonesia's Komodo National Park, another of the seven natural wonders on the new list...

Friday, November 4, 2011

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Oligarchy, American StyleBy PAUL KRUGMAN
Published: November 3, 2011
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DiggRedditTumblrPermalink. Inequality is back in the news, largely thanks to Occupy Wall Street, but with an assist from the Congressional Budget Office. And you know what that means: It’s time to roll out the obfuscators!


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Anyone who has tracked this issue over time knows what I mean. Whenever growing income disparities threaten to come into focus, a reliable set of defenders tries to bring back the blur. Think tanks put out reports claiming that inequality isn’t really rising, or that it doesn’t matter. Pundits try to put a more benign face on the phenomenon, claiming that it’s not really the wealthy few versus the rest, it’s the educated versus the less educated.

So what you need to know is that all of these claims are basically attempts to obscure the stark reality: We have a society in which money is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few people, and in which that concentration of income and wealth threatens to make us a democracy in name only.

The budget office laid out some of that stark reality in a recent report, which documented a sharp decline in the share of total income going to lower- and middle-income Americans. We still like to think of ourselves as a middle-class country. But with the bottom 80 percent of households now receiving less than half of total income, that’s a vision increasingly at odds with reality.

In response, the usual suspects have rolled out some familiar arguments: the data are flawed (they aren’t); the rich are an ever-changing group (not so); and so on. The most popular argument right now seems, however, to be the claim that we may not be a middle-class society, but we’re still an upper-middle-class society, in which a broad class of highly educated workers, who have the skills to compete in the modern world, is doing very well.

It’s a nice story, and a lot less disturbing than the picture of a nation in which a much smaller group of rich people is becoming increasingly dominant. But it’s not true.

Workers with college degrees have indeed, on average, done better than workers without, and the gap has generally widened over time. But highly educated Americans have by no means been immune to income stagnation and growing economic insecurity. Wage gains for most college-educated workers have been unimpressive (and nonexistent since 2000), while even the well-educated can no longer count on getting jobs with good benefits. In particular, these days workers with a college degree but no further degrees are less likely to get workplace health coverage than workers with only a high school degree were in 1979.

So who is getting the big gains? A very small, wealthy minority.

The budget office report tells us that essentially all of the upward redistribution of income away from the bottom 80 percent has gone to the highest-income 1 percent of Americans. That is, the protesters who portray themselves as representing the interests of the 99 percent have it basically right, and the pundits solemnly assuring them that it’s really about education, not the gains of a small elite, have it completely wrong.

If anything, the protesters are setting the cutoff too low. The recent budget office report doesn’t look inside the top 1 percent, but an earlier report, which only went up to 2005, found that almost two-thirds of the rising share of the top percentile in income actually went to the top 0.1 percent — the richest thousandth of Americans, who saw their real incomes rise more than 400 percent over the period from 1979 to 2005.

Who’s in that top 0.1 percent? Are they heroic entrepreneurs creating jobs? No, for the most part, they’re corporate executives. Recent research shows that around 60 percent of the top 0.1 percent either are executives in nonfinancial companies or make their money in finance, i.e., Wall Street broadly defined. Add in lawyers and people in real estate, and we’re talking about more than 70 percent of the lucky one-thousandth.

But why does this growing concentration of income and wealth in a few hands matter? Part of the answer is that rising inequality has meant a nation in which most families don’t share fully in economic growth. Another part of the answer is that once you realize just how much richer the rich have become, the argument that higher taxes on high incomes should be part of any long-run budget deal becomes a lot more compelling.

The larger answer, however, is that extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy. Can anyone seriously deny that our political system is being warped by the influence of big money, and that the warping is getting worse as the wealth of a few grows ever larger?

Some pundits are still trying to dismiss concerns about rising inequality as somehow foolish. But the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Report: America's poor at historic high www.globalpost.com
The nation’s poor grew from 12.3 million in the 1990s to 46.2 million today with the population in extreme poverty neighborhoods rose by 33 percent over the past decade, according to the report from the Brookings Institute, an independent research group.
Senate votes down Obama jobs measure thehill.com
The GOP senators were joined by one Democrat, Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.), and Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman (Conn.) in rejecting a procedural motion on legislation that would spend $60 billion on transportation infrastructure programs. The vote was 51 49.
Report: America's poor at historic high www.globalpost.com
The nation’s poor grew from 12.3 million in the 1990s to 46.2 million today with the population in extreme poverty neighborhoods rose by 33 percent over the past decade, according to the report from the Brookings Institute, an independent research group.
Report: America's poor at historic high www.globalpost.com
The nation’s poor grew from 12.3 million in the 1990s to 46.2 million today with the population in extreme poverty neighborhoods rose by 33 percent over the past decade, according to the report from the Brookings Institute, an independent research group.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Global warming and tobacco's link to cancer are junk science, but creationism should be taught in schools.


Things Republicans Believe

Being a drug addict is a moral failing and a crime, unless you're a conservative radio host. Then it's an illness and you need our prayers for your recovery.

The United States should get out of the United Nation...s, and our highest national priority is enforcing U.N. resolutions against Iraq.

Government should relax regulation of Big Business and Big Money but crack down on individuals who use marijuana to relieve the pain of illness.

"Standing Tall for America" means firing your workers and moving their jobs to India.

Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton.

The best way to improve military morale is to praise the troops in speeches while slashing veterans' benefits and combat pay.

Group sex and drug use are degenerate sins unless you someday run for governor of California as a Republican.

If condoms are kept out of schools, adolescents won't have sex.

A good way to fight terrorism is to belittle our long-time allies, then demand their cooperation and money.

HMOs and insurance companies have the interest of the public at heart.

Providing health care to all Iraqis is sound policy. Providing health care to all Americans is socialism.

Global warming and tobacco's link to cancer are junk science, but creationism should be taught in schools.

Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush's daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him and a bad guy when Bush needed a "we can't find Bin Laden" diversion.

A president lying about an extramarital affair is an impeachable offense. A president lying to enlist support for a war in which thousands die is solid defense policy.

Government should limit itself to the powers named in the Constitution, which include banning gay marriages and censoring the Internet.

You support states' rights, which means Attorney General John Ashcroft can tell states what local voter initiatives they have a right to adopt.

What Bill Clinton did in the 1960s is of vital national interest, but what Bush did in the '80s is irrelevant.

Trade with Cuba is wrong because the country is communist, but trade with China and Vietnam is vital to a spirit of international harmony.