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  1. Jeb Bush's Favorite Author Publishes A 318-Page Rant Against DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    At the height of 2011's debt ceiling crisis, then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell offered a candid explanation of why his party was willing to threaten permanent harm to the U.S. economy unless Congress agreed to change our founding document. "The Constitution must be amended to keep the government in check," McConnell alleged.

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  2. The Fix: More Americans want Bernie Sanders to be president than...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Washington Post

    Sen. Bernie Sanders warns not to underestimate him in the 2016 Democratic race for the White House. Sanders, who is formally launching his campaign Tuesday, said he has a strong message.

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  3. So ScaryRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Atrios

    "The world is a very scary place right now, especially for people of means; they feel cornered and threatened," said Tom Gaffney, the president of Gaffco Ballistics, which has installed a number of safe rooms around New York City.

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  4. Tomgram: John Feffer, Why the World Is Becoming the Un-SwedenRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | TomDispatch

    Today, TomDispatch regular John Feffer, the director of Foreign Policy In Focus , offers a cunning bow to the convergence theorists of the Cold War era, a crew of thinkers who imagined that someday the two superpowers would merge into one conglomerate creature in strangely upbeat ways. In reality, as he points out, "convergence" has turned out to be a dismally downbeat process.

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  5. What Are 'Nation' Interns Reading the Week of 5/15/15?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Nation

    Queen Arsem-O'Malley focuses on grassroots labor organizing, youth-led social movements, anti-carceral feminism, and critiques of mainstream media. @qaween In an incredible investigation at the intersection of environmental justice and prison advocacy, Raven Rakia details the combination of the dire health consequences of coal ash and the sometimes-fatal negligence of a Pennsylvania prison.

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  6. Mike's Blog Round UpRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Memorial Day has come and gone. Back to the salt mines for us lot, then. Some of my favorite bloggers offered some very fine words on the meaning of Memorial Day, and how we commemorate it.

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  7. The Conservative Base Has Slipped Its LeashRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    David Sehat, Salon: There was an emerging disagreement among conservatives, one that grew out of differing dispositions, if not principle. The Tea Party movement possessed an almost centrifugal force in which ideas gravitated from the center to the margins.

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  8. Right-Wing Pundits' Anti-Memorial DayRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Arlington Cemetery began as a place to bury some of the 625,000 dead from the Civil War. Memorial Day is the day the United States sets aside to remember those who died in wars-a legacy of our Civil War , which killed 625,000 people out of a nation of some 35 million.

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  9. A Nuclear Weapons Ban EmergingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty review conference, in the U.N. General Assembly, April 27, 2015. Every moment of every day, all of humanity is held hostage by the nuclear nine.

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  10. The Dramatic Psychological Toll Of A Common Household PestRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    One little word - "bedbugs" - is enough to strike fear in the hearts of most city dwellers. Bedbug infestations have been on the rise over the past five years , and they've become so closely associated with major cities like New York that government officials now offer detailed information about how to spot and kill the pests on health department websites.

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  11. Texas Spent The Holiday Weekend Restricting Abortion Access For Teenage Abuse VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Minors in Texas are required to obtain parental consent before getting an abortion. It is possible, however, for a small number of young women - less than 300 per year - to bypass this requirement through the court system.

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  12. Memorial Day, celebrating America's orgy of warRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Uncle Sam - Who Was He? discoverynews.com Uncle Sam is a national icon in the United States, but where did he come from? Was he a real person? James Williams takes a ... Funny though, it's not looked at in the same way by those in the rest of the world, especially those on the wrong end of our military strikes. They see us as aggressors, destabilizing their country, forcing millions to flee as refugees mostly unwanted into neighboring countries.

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  13. Hospital productivity is a BFDRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    Austin Frakt at the Upshot is highlighting a very intriguing study about hospital productivity. The upshot of that start is that hospitals are getting way more productive than they previously were, and that is a huge deal for public policy, health policy, and population health.

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  14. Obama's Shades of Grey in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The hawks are at it again. All the things we have heard before are coming back. Obama must do more.

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  15. Views from a Red Water swamp--ugghRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Well, I usually try greeting every day with a smile. It's easy to do here in the Kos pond, but every so often we need to venture into other ponds or swamps so as not to miss any good opportunities for education.

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  16. Climate Stupidity and Human SurvivalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    This article accompanies a 2-hour public lecture I gave at the University of Ottawa on March 27, 2015, entitled "The science and geopolitics of climate change": VIDEO-LINK-Part-1 , VIDEO-LINK-Part-2 . The physics calculations of Earth's radiation balance described in Part-1 of the talk are from this paper: Rancourt, D.G., " Radiation physics constraints on global warming: CO2 increase has little effect ," archive.org .

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  17. Catholic Vote Wants To Spread Natural MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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  18. Is it the US that isn't stepping up to fight Daesh/ ISIL?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter's blunt remarks on Sunday about the Iraqi army not having the will to fight have ruffled feathers in Baghdad and Tehran, and Vice President Joe Biden was constrained to call Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi and reassure him that the US was standing with him. Iranian Brig.

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  19. The Separation of Church and State: America and the American MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    DB : In honor of Memorial Day, I offer the observations of my cousin. - - - - - - - - - - - The scary part for me, on this Memorial Day, is how separate from the military most Americans are.

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  20. Israel Confiscates 202 Acres of Palestinian land for Squatter Settlement Garbage DumpRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    The Israeli Authorities have decided to confiscate around 820 Dunams of privately owned Palestinian lands to establish new dumping grounds for its illegal colonies, in the central West Bank, in the Ramallah district. More than 140 Palestinian families, from Rammoun and Dir Dibwan villages, own the lands that Israel plans to illegally confiscate to establish the new dumping grounds.

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