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Instead of giving money to the government, it turns out more than a few U.S. companies are actually making money off their income taxes.
Trickle Down Fail: Minnesota GOP Can’t Pay Rent
The number of teen births in the U.S. dropped again in 2010, according to a government report, with nearly every state seeing a decrease. Nationally, the rate fell 9 percent to about 34 per 1,000 girls ages 15 through 19, and the drop was seen among all racial and ethnic groups. Mississippi continues to have the highest teen birth rate, with 55 births per 1,000 girls.
President Barack Obama touts the "Buffett Rule" in a speech Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Nick Merrill, who challenged a demand from the FBI for user data, wants to create the world's first Internet provider designed to be surveillance-resistant.
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Republicans have morality upside down. Santorum, Gingrich, and even Romney are barnstorming across the land condemning gay marriage, abortion, out-of-wedlock births, access to contraception, and the wall separating church and state. But America’s problem isn’t a breakdown in private morality.
Last week the United States Congress passed dangerous legislation that would make free speech a felony and seriously restrict political protest.
An article that appeared on The Huffington Post on February 28, 2012, "One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers," was incorrect and has been removed. The article drew on a previously published piece by Sherree DeCovny, "The Financial Psychopath Next Door," which ran in CFA Magazine [subscription required]. DeCovny's article contained the following passage:
Rick Pitino talks about the possible pre-game prot...: Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino talks about Occupy Louisville's possible pre-game protest before the University of South Florida basketball game.
Brian Piccolo Specialty School in Chicago: #Occupied. This week in Occupy, Chicago became a hotbed of direct action as Mayor Rahm Emanuel continued to militarize his police force ahead of the G8 and NATO summits, U.S. prisons and banks were #occupied, and the movement geared up for #F29 and the General Strike on May 1.
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Screen shot of the Homeland Security report from October on Occupy