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Spying on Trump. 2020 Election Materials. Clinton DNC Leaks and Russian Hacking. Ballot Sites. The System and Electoral Reform. Campaign Finance. Party Web Pages. Voting Irregularities. Why is he/her a Candidate? 2016 Campaign Materials. 2014 Campaign Materials. Tide Turns as 56 US Lawmakers Boycott Netanyahu Speech. Lauren McCauley | CommonDreams As Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoyed no less than 26 standing ovations during his speech before the United States Congress on Tuesday morning, the resounding applause did not include the clapping hands of nearly sixty lawmakers who did not attend the controversial address.

Tide Turns as 56 US Lawmakers Boycott Netanyahu Speech

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders (Vt.) joined 56 Democratic lawmakers in the boycott, which was seen by many as snub to the powerful Jewish-American lobby group, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Republican House Speaker John Boehner (Ohio) had invited the Israeli leader to speak against the ongoing Iranian nuclear talks without first consulting the White House. Ahead of the address, a number of dissenting lawmakers cited their support of President Barack Obama and opposition to Republican efforts to “politicize foreign policy” as reasons for not participating. Also not in attendance were President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. She continued: Rep. This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage. The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing workers' wages kills jobs and makes businesses leave the state, I want you to send them this article.

This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage

When he took office in January of 2011, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton inherited a $6.2 billion budget deficit and a 7 percent unemployment rate from his predecessor, Tim Pawlenty, the soon-forgotten Republican candidate for the presidency who called himself Minnesota's first true fiscally-conservative governor in modern history. Big Oil Gave $250,000 to Each Senator who Voted for Keystone XL. Why Liberals Should Embrace Romney the Progressive Champion. It is time for liberals to cheer Mitt Romney.

Why Liberals Should Embrace Romney the Progressive Champion

Not because his possible entry into the 2016 Republican presidential contest could cause chaos for the GOP. But because Romney, apparently seeing the error of his "severely conservative" ways, has become a progressive crusader. Initial news reports noted that Romney was telling Republicans privately that should he mount a third presidential bid he would run to the right of former Florida Gov. Ten True Facts Guaranteed to Short-Circuit Republican Brains. As a public service to those who find themselves inextricably cornered by aggressively ill-informed Republicans at work, on the train or at family gatherings, presented here are ten indisputably true facts that will seriously challenge a Republican’s worldview and probably blow a brain cell or two.

Ten True Facts Guaranteed to Short-Circuit Republican Brains

At the very least, any one of these GOP-busters should stun and confuse them long enough for you to slip quietly away from a pointless debate and allow you to get on about your business. 1. The United States is not a Christian nation, and the Bible is not the cornerstone of our law. Hillary Clinton questions Cristina Kirchner's mental health. Hillary Clinton has questioned the mental health of Cristina Kirchner and asked US diplomats to investigate whether the Argentinian president is taking medication to help her "calm down".

Hillary Clinton questions Cristina Kirchner's mental health

The US secretary of state painted Kirchner as a volatile and emotional leader who suffered from "nerves and anxiety", according to a secret cable sent to the US embassy in Buenos Aires. Clinton asked diplomats a series of questions in December last year which could infuriate Kirchner and sabotage a recent rapprochement between Argentina and America. Why Hillary Clinton Should Not Be The Democratic Presidential Nominee  The biggest problem in the U.S. now is corruption.

Why Hillary Clinton Should Not Be The Democratic Presidential Nominee 

The public know this, and are therefore unprecedentedly cynical about their government; they (as will soon be documented here from a Gallup survey) overwhelmingly view our government as being corrupt. However, conservatives accept corruption as the natural order of things, something that must simply be accepted, because the rich have the most property to protect and therefore (in the view of conservatives) the rich have the right to rule so as to protect their property (since they have the most of it).

Obama: 'I Don't Care About the Public's Welfare'  No, he didn't say it; no politician does; instead, he proves it, by both what he does and what he says (as will be shown here).

Obama: 'I Don't Care About the Public's Welfare' 

Of course, there's pretense in at least some of what all successful politicians say, because success in politics requires at least some degree of pretense. Biden Speech Loaded w. Lies About Ukraine Washington's Blog. The Ukrainian Portion of V.P.

Biden Speech Loaded w. Lies About Ukraine Washington's Blog

Standing Up to War and Hillary Clinton. Glover for Governor. Hillary Clinton Goes to Bat for GMOs at Biotech Conference. Max Ocean | Commondreams Hillary Clinton in Hampton, NH (Photo: flickr/cc/Marc Nozell) Speaking at a conference in San Diego last week for the world’s largest trade organization of biotechnology firms, potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton backed GMOs and Big Ag, further displaying her allegiance to the industry in the eyes of sustainable food and organic advocates.

Hillary Clinton Goes to Bat for GMOs at Biotech Conference

Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law. Solution: Here are three "reality-based" charts to send to him.

Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law

These charts show what actually happened. Spending Government spending increased dramatically under President Bush. It has not increased much under President Obama. This is just a fact. The Democratic Presidential Race Might Be Fun After All. It’s suddenly getting crowded on Hillary Clinton’s left. New Jersey Governor Awarded Top Nazi Medal From German Terror Group. Hillary Clinton at BIO Convention 2014. Teenager Creates an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians. Boehner Will Sue Obama For Stuff He Thought Was Totally Fine Under George W. Bush. By Josh Israel "Boehner Will Sue Obama For Stuff He Thought Was Totally Fine Under George W. Bush" House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) CREDIT: AP Photo/J.

Scott Applewhite House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) confirmed Wednesday that he will file a federal lawsuit challenging the executive actions of President Barack Obama, despite supporting President George W. Hillary Clinton - Things You Need To Know (The Great Deception)