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Rick Snyder’s Water Scandal: Costs Spiral, Calls For Arrest, Solutions Offered

January 13, 2016

A STATE OF EMERGENCY Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recently declared a state of Emergency in the City of Flint over issues with lead poisoning the city’s drinking water supply. Flint has grappled with the problem for over a year, but only…

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Bernie Sanders Slams Walmart Over Profiting Off Of Poverty (VIDEO)

January 6, 2016

Bernie Sanders is taking on Walmart as part of his presidential campaign, in contrast to his opponent Hillary Clinton’s ties to WalMart as a former board member for the company while her husband, Bill Clinton, served as Governor of Arkansas.…

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While DAESH Inspires Fear Across The Globe, Boko Haram Murders 14 In Christmas Attack

December 27, 2015

While waxing hysterical over DAESH, we forgot about Boko Haram. On Christmas Day, the Islamic Extremist group primarily based in Nigeria, Boko Haram, killed at least fourteen people in a village of Northeastern Nigeria. The jihadists allegedly rode into town on…

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Non-Profit Converts Old Buses To Showers For San Francisco’s Homeless (Video)

December 23, 2015

The average one bedroom apartment in the San Francisco costs over $2,800. The city was deemed the worst city for renters in 2015 by Forbes due to the high cost of living, which has seem significant annual increases in recent…

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How Marco Rubio Became A Billionaire’s Lapdog

November 8, 2015

Marco Rubio recently secured the endorsement of hedge fund billionaire, Paul Singer. This is a big deal, because, with Jeb’s implosion, Rubio is the last establishment candidate still showing a pulse in the polls. The GOP’s most major donors had…

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So, You Want More Christianity In Our Politics? Let’s Start By Helping The Poor

November 6, 2015

Nothing quite goes in one ear and out the other for me as quickly as a politician proclaiming their love of Christianity, and how religious and pious they are. I mean, I could try to care less, I suppose, but it…

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What It’s Like to Be Working Poor in America

October 28, 2015

The author relates his experiences near the bottom end of the American economic spectrum. hings were going to be okay. I was driving to a new friend’s house with all of my belongings packed haphazardly in the rear seat of…

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CIA Video Shows That The Soviet Union Was Right All Along (VIDEO)

October 23, 2015

Shortly after Ronald Reagan took office, the CIA prepared a series of videos explaining the Soviet Union for him. According to Washington Post editor Bob Woodward in his 2005 book Vein, Reagan preferred these videos, which were developed to perpetuate…

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3 Awesome Reasons Why That Bernie-Hillary Handshake Is Such A Big Deal (VIDEO)

October 14, 2015

In Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, CNN moderator Anderson Cooper asked Hillary Clinton about questions surrounding her emails that have dogged her campaign. She responded that she has admitted it was a mistake, and is willing to answer any…

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Income Inequality Has Become A World-Wide Problem

October 9, 2015

Kevin Williamson of the National Review writes on the topic of income inequality, “Low-income people have low incomes because people don’t value their labor very much. Forcing employers to pay more isn’t going to make them value that labor more…

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