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  1. Ex-Secret Service Agent: Obama Should Appoint Allen West To Head Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    He argued that the U.S. has brought in the military to protect the White House before - during World War II. If there's anything I know from reading the many crazy tales that Clinton's Secret Service details tried to peddle, it's that many of them are far from non-partisan and professional.

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  2. Krauthammer Tries To Derail Iran Nuclear Negotiations With More LiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Charles Krauthammer's blatant lie is part of the overall right wing meme of the week so they can keep beating the drums for war. Negotiations between the US and Iran have never been more robust in the last 30 years than they are right now.

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  3. Nation Piece Spells It All Out: How To Destroy A Public School SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Daniel Denvir is the best reporter I've seen at pointing out the long term strategies of schools privatization, and his piece in this week's The Nation might be his best yet. I strongly urge you to read it all, because the issue is too complex for bullet points: In 2010, State Attorney General Tom Corbett was elected as governor, his political network heavily populated by advocates for private-sector education reform.

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  4. GOP Cowards Refuse To Debate War On ISIS, While Fox Attacks Obama For Not Saying 'War'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Greta Van Susteren is outraged! President Obama, she says, has no problem talking about a "war on women" but doesn't have the nerve to admit that we are at war with ISIS. Fox News, On the Record with Greta Van Susteren, Sept.

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  5. Combatting Panic: Ebola, the CDC, and Crisis CommunicationRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    CDC Director Tom Frieden announces that a patient in a Texas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, on Sept. 30, 2014.

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  6. We Just Can't Hurt Their Little Fee-FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Banks argue that the CFPB approach would unleash a dangerous flood of misinformation that might promote the faulty sense that somehow they are not good corporate citizens. The nation's largest banks and debt collectors are worried that if you learn what people are saying about them, you might like them less.

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  7. What's Next for Public Schools?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    Tune in to a live panel moderated by Chris Hayes on Sunday, October 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST. Progressive educators and parents have been highly critical of the school reform agenda that prescribes standardized testing and charter schools as a response to the crisis of inequality in America.

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  8. Startup Funding Is Given Almost Entirely To MenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Women are starting businesses at about the same rate as men, but they have to do it with less access to a traditional source of startup funding. Less than 3 percent of companies that got venture capital funding between 2011 and 2013 were headed by a woman, while just 15 percent of the companies had a woman on their executive teams, according to a new report from Professors Candida G. Brush, Patricia G. Greene, Lakshmi Balachandra, and Amy E. Davis for The Diana Project at Babson College.

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  9. 10/01/2014Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Digby

    We're all pretty tired about now of the fundraising emails. Even without opening them [DELETE], the familiar, red-flashing, DEFCON 1 subject lines from brand-name politicos introduce what's inside the way Wagner introduced recurring characters as they walked on stage.

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  10. Bomb Everyone Muslim, Even If They Did Invent AlgebraRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Our perpetual war grows ever more appalling, with new estimates that U.S. airstrikes against ISIS have cost over $1 billion a month even as a mounting consensus finds those strikes financially, politically and morally indefensible. Barack Obama has now bombed seven largely Muslim countries, notes one critic, in each case citing a moral imperative that in fact we could just use "to flatten the entire Middle East...The targets change, the policy doesn't."

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  11. In the Loop: Sen. Shelby eats and travels in style on campaign and PAC funds, but doesn't shareRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Post

    And since 2008 he's reimbursed himself and his wife from his campaign and leadership PACs more than half a million dollars to live the high life. The Alabama Republican was recently called out by the Wall Street Journal as a stingy lawmaker who hoards contributions and doesn't share with his more vulnerable colleagues.

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  12. Not Even Trying To Hide It: Politico's The President Must Die EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    In the thread just below this one, Commenter JPL pointed to this story at TPM * in which Ronald Kessler, writing at Politico, declares: Agents tell me it's a miracle an assassination has not already occurred. Sadly, given Obama's colossal lack of management judgment, that calamity may be the only catalyst that will reform the Secret Service.

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  13. Corporations Causing Climate Change Should Be Taken Over By The Public | Howie Hawkins InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Originally posted at AcronymTV.com Howie Hawkins, Green Party Candidate for N.Y. Governor, sits down with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV on the eve of the largest Climate march in history to discuss his campaign. From HowieHawkins.org : The richest 1% own the two major parties.

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  14. Obama meets with Netanyahu at White House for first time since Gaza war beganRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Post

    President Obama is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, the first sit-down between the two since the war in Gaza began and the start of a U.S.-led offensive against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The two leaders last met at the White House only seven months ago, but they returned to the Oval Office amid a dramatically changed Middle East.

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  15. "Unreasonable" Women for The Planet, Peace, and Justice | Medea Benjamin InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of Code Pink, sits down with Dennis Trainor, Jr. of Acronym TV on the eve of the largest Climate march in history to discuss the climate justice. ""If you care about the planet, you care about people, workers, immigrants, and you care about whether we are destroying the planet whether by polluting or by polluting through war, says Benjamin, who went on to describe the founding of Code Pink as a climate Justice group.

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  16. A Killer Progressive Strategy: "Primary-Only Democrats"Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    The survival of civilization itself now hangs in the balance. As Naomi Klein convincingly--or better, irrefutably--argues in her new book This Changes Everything, climate change will demolish human life as we know it if progressives don't gain power over government.

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  17. Forests Need Laws, Not LoopholesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    "Forest protection needs to come in addition to drastic cuts in fossil fuel emissions," says Naidoo. "We cannot accept so-called 'forest offsets' that allow the fossil fuel industry to continue polluting."

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  18. What 35,000 Walruses Forced to the Beach Tell Us About Global WarmingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Close-up of an estimated 35,000 walrus haulout on a barrier island near Pt. Lay on September 27, 2014.

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  19. Costs of Obama's New War in Iraq and Syria Set to Explode, say AnalystsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Assuming a moderate level of air operations and 2,000 deployed ground forces, the costs would likely run between $200 and $320 million per month. If air operations are conducted at a higher pace and 5,000 ground forces are deployed, the costs would be between $350 and $570 million per month.

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  20. After Censorship of History Course, Colorodo Students & Teachers Give a Lesson in Civil DisobedienceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Democracy Now

    After a county school board in Colorado proposed to rewrite the district's high school history curriculum to stop teaching about civil disobedience, students and teachers have responded with acts of civil disobedience of their own. Classes have been canceled twice in Jefferson County as teachers stage mass sick-outs and students walk out of classes.

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