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  • We Cannot Afford The Partisan Games Any Longer - Jt's NOT Left vs Right, It's the State vs You!
  • He was Standing Stone Still Amid Tear Gas in Oakland - Clutching a Copy of the U.S. Constitution - the inspiring photo of a man standing in front of a line of riot police, wearing a sailor's uniform, holding a Veterans For Peace flag and clutching a copy of the U.S. Constitution. he was also standing stone still as tear gas canisters were exploding all around him
  • Iraq War Veteran Scott Olsen Has Skull Fractured By Police At Occupy Oakland
  • PROTESTER WHO WAS BEAT BY POLICE - Scott Olsen Is Awake And Waiting For Brain Surgery
  • NY City Police Official: We Will Sue Any Occupy Wall Street Protester Who Hurts An Officer
  • Right in the face of #OccupyWallStreet, so it must be intended as an "in your face" - Republican introduces legislation to reopen the bank casino
  • House GOP Wants To Repeal Requirement That Banks Hold A Portion Of Their Risky Loans
  • Plutocratic government tries to beat down #occupy
  • Oakland Police Violated 2004 Agreement Limiting Use of Militarized Weapons to Disperse Crowds
  • Fox News Fiasco: Pollsters Forget To Lie
  • Bloomberg To Host Sunday Dinner To Urge Super Committee To Cut $4 Trillion, Let The 99% Eat Cake
  • Paul Ryan lies about cost of regulations
  • Tea party wants to shed its Bachmann baggage
  • Report: Democrats' Super Committee Proposal Is Far To The Right Of All Other 'Bipartisan' Compromises - So Obama has set the standard: Capitulate, cry "Uncle" and "screw the masses" before the battle even begins.
  • Wanna See a Real Ass Kicking (Itself)? Read the Dems' Disastrous "Super Committee" Proposal
  • After Calling Energy Subsidies 'Wrong,' Boehner Wants $2 Billion Loan Guarantee For Ohio Nuclear Plant
  • ICE Officer In Immigration Raid When Asked For A Warrant: 'The Warrant Is Coming Out Of My Balls'
  • 'StudentsFirst' Campaigns Against Bullying While Giving $70,000 To Anti-Gay MI GOP Legislator
  • REPORT: House GOP's 'Job Creating' Spending Cuts Destroyed 370,000 Jobs
  • Rove Memo: How To Derail Obama's Jobs Bill, Even When People Want It
  • License to Lie: The "Most Transparent Administration Ever" Seeks Law to Respond to Freedom of Information Requests with "Information Does Not Exist"
  • Karl Rove's American Crossroads takes aim at union workers to stop Obama jobs bill
  • Republicans Cry Uncle On Spending ... When Cuts Hit Home
  • Why the SEC Won't Hunt Big Dogs
  • The Price of Plutocracy - Tweet from the Center on Budget: "Virtually all of the decline in the bottom 80%'s share of the nation's income is reflected in an increase for the top 1%
  • Big Banks Don't Want Your Money, Unless You Pay Them to Keep It -- For Real
  • Where have we heard this before!!! - Rick Perry's campaign: tax cuts will pay for themselves - Yep! Just like Bush II's trillion-dollar tax cuts paid for themselves! Now, about that beach front property I have in Nevada......
  • This is what Perry's desired tax cuts is really all about - Warren Buffett Would Pay As Little As 0.2 Percent Tax Rate Under Rick Perry's Tax Plan
  • CHART: Typical Hourly Wage Went Up Just $1.23 In The Last 36 Years
  • Google Search Traffic For Occupy Wall Street Is 66 Percent Higher Than Traffic For The Tea Party Ever Was
  • Under Gov. Walker's Proposal, Guns Will Be Allowed In The State Capitol But Cameras Are Forbidden
  • Infamous Pepper-Spray Cop Banished To Staten Island
  • VIDEO: NYPD Kicking And Punching Protesters In NYC-Oakland Solidarity March
  • Egyptian Blogger: Activists Will March To U.S. Embassy [Today] To Protest Oakland Crackdown
  • THIS IS EXACTLY WHY PEOPLE SPEAK OUT against any law that gives a policing agency unlimited powers - Key Patriot Act Provisions Used To Target Ordinary Crime, Not Terrorism
  • US cops tried to erase online evidence of brutality
  • Taibbi: Occupy Wall Street Aimed at WS Corruption NOT Money or Banking
  • Man Who Helped Bush Steal 2000 Election and Wreck FEMA Now Advises Perry - Why not!? It worked in 2000 and again in 2004!
  • When Business Owners Say "Lack of Demand," Republicans Hear "Too Many Regulations"
  • Eric Cantor Spokesman Brad Dayspring Defends Following 'Sexy Twitpics' Twitter Account
  • Income for top one percent 'grew by 275 percent' in the past 28 years - Notice anything here? 28 years. That would be since 1982 - two years after Republican Ronald Reagan was elected President.
  • Elizabeth Warren volunteer meeting: That is what democracy looks like
  • Talk about being out of touch - Bank of America CEO is 'incensed' that his customers are angry about being gouged
  • Oakland Police Toss Flash Grenade At Protesters Helping Injured Person
  • Occupy Oakland: Iraq war veteran in critical condition following confrontation with police
  • FLASHBACK: Oakland Paid $2 Million Settlement After Attacking Dozens Of Antiwar Protesters In 2003
  • House GOP Releases Plan To Cut Corporate Taxes, Make Offshoring Jobs Easier
  • Paul Ryan Is Wrong: Talking About Income Inequality Isn't Dividing America, Actual Income Inequality Is
  • After Refusing To Take A Position On Ohio's Anti-Labor Law, Romney Is Now '110 Percent' Behind It - Naturally! He's out of Ohio now, away from the would-be mobs that would have booed him off the stage.
  • Tennessee Agency Charges 86-Year Old Veteran An Unconstitutional Poll Tax To Obtain Voter ID
  • In Two Charts: Why Repealing Health Reform Increases Health Care Spending
  • Capitalism and the myth of job creators
  • Steve Jobs Biography Reveals He Told Rupert Murdoch He Was 'Blowing It With Fox News'
  • Republicans Say, Tax Poor, Not The 1 Percent
  • WHY, WHY, WHY? - Wartime Contracting Panel Seals Records for Next 20 Years - What have they got to hide?
  • OWS's Beef: Wall Street Isn't Winning - It's Cheating
  • TPMDC CHARTS OF THE DAY: Where'd All The Income Growth Go? To The 1 percent!
  • Typical Obama policy - White House Hands GOP Victory In Jobs Bill Shadow Boxing Match
  • Occupy Wall Street: Hundreds of police evict Occupy Oakland, arrest dozens
  • House Republicans playing politics with jobs bill, not actually creating jobs
  • Perry On Whether His Tax Plan Gives Millions In Tax Breaks To The Rich: 'I Don't Care About That'
  • Under New GOP Law, Florida Teacher Faces Huge Fines For The Crime Of Registering Students To Vote
  • Outraged By Big Bank Practices, Hundreds Of Coloradans Moved Their Money From Wells Fargo In Protest Today
  • Next Act In DC's Kabuki Theater: House GOP Lays Trap For Obama On Jobs Plan
  • Now here's the pot calling the kettle black - Pat Robertson: GOP Base Is Becoming Too Extreme
  • Florida Taxpayers Provide $1.7 Billion In Corporate Welfare, Get Few Jobs In Return
  • Gingrich Suggests Obama Is Ushering 'Defeat' In Iraq, Two Days After Saying He's 'Right' To Withdraw
  • Police State Fascism Is Now Rampant: Martial Law Is Next! - warrantless searches get the blessing of the very corrupt U.S. Supreme Court. Last May in an 8 to 1 ruling, the Supreme Court gave a green light for police to break into anyone's home should they "think" that the resident was hiding evidence.
  • Lobbyists swarm supercommittee - In just six weeks, nearly 200 companies and special interests have reported that they're lobbying the 12-member supercommittee.
  • Liberal Media My Ass! - Nothing will make me happier than when the utterly delusional notion that the media in this country is liberal has been refuted, defeated, exterminated, and cremated.
  • Michele Bachmann's Misstatements Finally Catching Up To Her?
  • Chemical Bomb Tossed Into Occupy Maine Protest Camp - and the media refuses to report on it - Can you imagine what would have happened has this been a tea party gathering!!??
  • Any doubt now who controls the news media!? - CNBC Cancels Michael Moore Wall Street Appearance After Pressure From NYSE
  • You know what scares the hell out of me? - Bachmann: Uninsured Americans Can Rely On 'Charitable Organizations' For Health Care - That a few million people think this person should be President of the United States!
  • Study: Doctors Improve Care Quality When They Know Someone Is Watching
  • Even Obama's former Chief of Staff is against #OccupyWallStreet - Nation's Largest Nurses Union Condemns Chicago Mayor Emmanuel For Arresting Nurses At Occupy Chicago - As does a so-called Democrat who is now an executive at BofA. - Any questions now why #OWS say they don't want the Democrats to co-opt them!!??
  • Perry Adviser Steve Forbes Crafted Flat Tax Plan That Would Have Given Himself A $1.9 Billion Tax Cut
  • McConnell: Not My Job To Prevent Firefighter, Police Layoffs - Yeah, and it's not your job to make sure they get laid off either - you bastard!!!!!!!!
  • Week of October 16, 2011

  • A tea party freshman learns how to get re-elected - Republican Crowd Cheers As Tea Party Rep. Labrador Condemns Corporate Tax Dodgers - But will most likely loose favor with Party. It really doesn't matter; he'll change his position once re-elected.
  • Clarence Thomas: 20 Years As The Supreme Court's Fifth Horseman
  • Chamber spends $4 million in three months to secure immunity [For Corporations]
  • Bill Maher On GOP: They Are All Like The Banks - They Won't Give A Black Man Credit
  • Climate Change Deniers Abandon 'Befuddled Warmist' Physicist Who Came Around On Global Warming
  • Rep. Michele Bachmann Denies Reports Her Entire New Hampshire Staff Has Quit - But her New Hampshire campaign director says otherwise.
  • Occupy Wall Street: Washington Still Doesn't Get It - In the heights of the #OWS protest, they still allow BofA to shift $73 trillion to taxpayer coverage, and Obama is willing to junk big chunks of the Sarbanes-Oxley, which oversees financial reporting of Wall Street
  • Memo to media: Republicans are blocking President Obama's jobs bill (and it's okay to say it)
  • Obama Feels Your Pain, Cuts A Check - In response to some of the letters Obama receives from those who are in bad financial shape, Obama writes a personal check to them.
  • Suppress The Vote: GOPer Sets Up Illegal 'Show ID To Vote' Sign At Massachusetts Polling Station
  • How much does the 47 percent pay in taxes? Plenty
  • Gov. Rick Scott Aide Admits That Scott's Corporate Tax Cut Won't Create Jobs
  • Cantor Cancels Income Inequality Speech After Learning It Will Be Open To The Public - Blames UPenn, saying they said it would be private but the university is denying that.
  • The Only Idea For Addressing Income Inequality In Cantor's Non-Speech: Don't Say Mean Things About Rich People
  • Constituent Asks Paul Ryan To Raise The Tax Cap On Social Security: Why Do I Pay As Much As Alex Rodriguez?
  • THANK YOU, BP! - Whale, Dolphin Deaths Twice Normal in Gulf
  • Biggest Challenge for Occupy Wall Street Will Be to Prevent Police Infiltrators From Provoking Violence - There have been ongoing incidents of what appear to be provocations by the police or infiltrators to create an image of an unruly group of lawbreakers.
  • Former Murdoch Lawyer Tells Parliament James Murdoch Lied About Hacking [VIDEO]
  • Paul Ryan Tells Student He Should Work Three Jobs To Pay For College, Not Use Pell Grants - VIDEO
  • Job's BLACKMAIL at its finest - GOP Takes Aim At Companies On Obama's Jobs Council - The only rationale Republicans could have for singling out the companies is that they were serving on the President's Jobs Council.
  • What do you call a jobs plan that wouldn't create jobs? The Republican plan!
  • Wealthy landlords want to shut down Occupy Wall Street permanently
  • The Chamber Spends More Than $4 Million In Just Three Months Lobbying For Corporate Immunity To The Law
  • #OWS Occupy Wall Street May Address Looting by Bank of America and Federal Reserve
  • Rick Santorum wants to take away your contraception to ensure sex for procreation only
  • The Federal Reserve and Bank of America Initiate a Coup to Dump Billions of Dollars of Losses on the American Taxpayer
  • Financial Services Sector Has Invested More Than $300 Million In Current Senators
  • A Long, Steep Drop for Americans' Standard of Living - The standard of living for Americans has fallen longer and more steeply over the past three years than at any time since the US government began recording it five decades ago.
  • BULLSHIT!! - Obama on OccupyWallStreet: 'I Understand The Frustrations'
  • Chris Hedges On Occupy Wall Street: 'This One Could Take Them All Down' - Chris Hedges is a writer and former war correspondent who has a vast amount of real-life experience covering social change and revolution in areas of strife and conflict around the world.
  • South Carolina GOP operative admits suppressing black vote is goal of voter ID law
  • Yet no one is going to jail for theft - Again! - Mega-Bank Citigroup Agrees To Pay $285 Million To Settle Charges That It [Stole From] Misled Investors
  • Bet you didn't even know this exist before - Notorious Corporate Junkets Shop Finally Ends Junkets For Judges Program
  • GOP Rep. Asked Paper To Keep Town Hall Secret, Selected Residents Who Were Invited
  • Corporate Front Group ALEC Pushing For Repeal Of Paid Sick Day Laws Nationwide
  • The GOP's first real attempt to control Internet discussions - GOP Senator Pushes Radical Bill To Restrict Discussion Of Abortion Over The Internet
  • Report: 120,000 Active Duty Soldiers Never Received The Absentee Ballots They Requested For The 2010 Election
  • Billionaire Tycoon Claps For Herman Cain's Attacks On Occupy Wall Street Movement
  • HOLY BAILOUT - Federal Reserve Now Backstopping $75 Trillion Of Bank Of America's Derivatives Trades - Bank of America is shifting derivatives in its Merrill investment banking unit to its depository arm, which has access to the Fed discount window and is protected by the FDIC. And another report on the same issue - Bank of America: Holding Depositors Hostage
  • Republicans Getting a Pass on Their Jobs Plans
  • White House to Republicans: Don't like the president campaigning for his jobs bill? Well, too bad
  • Just the kind of response one would expect from the tea party - Tea Party Nation asks businesses to stop hiring as expression of tea party solidarity
  • US Government Supports Protesters Abroad and Jails Them at Home
  • Pollster Who Attacked Occupy Wall Street Touts Business Relationship With Citibank
  • Occupy Wall Street Protests Are Focusing Attention On Inequality - Yep! When the likes of Eric Cantor starts talking about inequality, #OWS must be getting their due attention.
  • Cain's 999 Tax Cut For The Richest 1 Percent: $210,000 Per Year
  • Jobs Vs Tea Party Based Republican Economics - A Must Read
  • GOP: 'Deregulate Wall Street!'
  • Herman Cain Served As A Director Of Corporations Raking In Millions Of Stimulus Dollars
  • Herman Cain: 'I'm Very Proud Of The Relationship That I Have With The Koch Brothers'
  • Senators Question Weak Oil Speculation Rule - Too much money flows from Wall Street to Washington. Never expect a clamp-down on the money supply.
  • Gov. Walker Broke Campaign Pledge To Pay For His Own Pension - Walker forced workers to pay more for their pensions and health coverage. [Walker promised] he would immediately pay the full costs of his pension when he took office. But he refused to until he was forced to.
  • James O'Keefe gets called out on attempt to target Economic Policy Institute - This man is clearly breaking the law. At the very least, he's violating his probation. So why isn't he in jail? Probably for the same reason the following man isn't in jail.
  • #OccupyWallStreet Hacked? Andrew Breitbart Publishes Stolen Emails - Isn't it against the law to steal emails? But then again, IOKIYAR - It's OK If You're A Republican
  • Cantor To Give Speech On Income Inequality And 'How We Make Sure The People At The Top Stay There'
  • Are the Federal Reserve and Its Primary Dealer Banks Manipulating the Stock Market?
  • Meet the first "Corporate" Super PAC
  • Is Anyone Dumb Enough to Believe that Obama Supports the 99%?
  • Chart of the Day: The Press Hates Barack Obama - You'd hardly know it from listening to the endless complaints about the lamestream media from movement conservatives, but guess which presidential candidate has gotten the worst press coverage over the past five months?
  • Pew study: 2012 Republican candidates getting more favorable coverage than Obama - Conservatives would love for you to believe the myth that the traditional media (which they pejoratively call the MSM) is in the tank for Obama, but you don't need to look far to find out that they are full of it.
  • Huckabee to Anti-Union Crowd: Deflate Car Tires and Mislead Voters - The onetime Arkansas governor suggested deflating tires and giving these voters the wrong election date. "That's up to you, how you creatively get the job done." And to think this man was my first choice in 2008 until he dropped out.
  • Marine Confronts NYPD At Occupy Wall Street: 'It Doesn't Make You Tough' To Hurt Unarmed People
  • Why Occupy Wall Street Is Bigger Than Left vs. Right
  • Top Republican Calls For Cutting Foreclosure Prevention, Repealing Wall Street Reform To Lower Deficit
  • Billionaire Investor Warren Buffett Would Pay No Income Tax Under Cain's 999 Plan
  • Wall Street Journal Blacks Out Occupy Wall Street
  • Judge Rejects Right-Wing Groups' Anti-Kagan Witchhunt
  • Over 1,000 Americans Have Been Arrested Protesting Wall Street, While Bankers Have Dodged Major Prosecutions
  • The GOP Loves the Federal Spending it Hates - Sen. McConnell's tirade about the Solyndra debacle would've had a lot more moral punch if it were not for Zap Motors
  • Wall Street's 3,000 to 1 Shot - A 3,000 to 1 shot, Wall St. took it, collected billions in bonuses, blew it and you paid for it.
  • Camp rakes in big bucks after appointment to supercommittee - House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars in contributions since his appointment to the deficit-reduction supercommittee in August.
  • VIDEO: Citibank Customer Arrested In New York For Trying To Close Her Bank Account
  • VIDEO: Republicans Change Their Tune On The 99 Percent Movement
  • Week of October 9, 2011

  • Occupy Wall Street: Arrests in New York, Denver, San Diego
  • Independent economist: Republican jobs plan won't create jobs ... but it might destroy them
  • Ia there anyone out there who actually believes this!? - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geither: 'Dramatic enforcement' actions against Wall Street coming
  • Corporations That Received Money From Perry's Jobs Fund Gave Him $7 Million In Donations
  • Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Evicts Occupy Denver With Heavy-Handed Riot Police Raid
  • 'Guns & Patriots' Editor Creates Fake Solar Scandal About SunPower, Murdoch's Fox News Misinformers Run With It
  • Breaking His Promise To Create 700K Jobs, Gov. Rick Scott Now Says 'I Don't Have To Create Any Jobs'
  • Top 10 Giveaways To Big Oil In Rick Perry's 'Jobs' Plans
  • Activist Who Reagan Called 'One Of The World's Greatest Labor Leaders' Coming To Support Occupy Wall Street
  • The Cost Of Bush Tax Cuts For The Richest 5 Percent: $11.6 Million Per Hour
  • Oct. 15 Global Protests Now Planned In 951 Cities And 82 Countries
  • Moody's Economist Says GOP Jobs Bill Would 'Likely Push The Economy Back Into Recession'
  • Occupy Boston: After Demonstrators' Property Is Destroyed By Police, Commissioner Calls It 'Trash'
  • Romney's 'Middle Class Tax Cut' Would Provide No Benefits To Most Of The Middle Class
  • EVIDENCE CLEAR: Republican politicians would rather see the President fail than put Americans back to work
  • #OWS Now Twice as Popular as the Tea Party
  • Private Wall Street Companies Caused The Financial Crisis - Not Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Or The Community Reinvestment Act
  • Occupy Wall Street Flush With Cash, But Not From Soros
  • Senate Republicans unveil 'new jobs plan' identical to all previous GOP 'jobs plans'
  • Hatch Backs Off Drug Rebate Proposal After PhRMA Pressure
  • Report: 25 Percent Of Millionaires Pay Lower Taxes Than 10.4 Million Middle-Class Americans
  • Mission accomplished!! - Test Of Wisconsin Voter ID Law Led To Lines So Long People Left Instead Of Voting
  • All States Now Receive More In Highway Funding Than They Pay In Federal Gasoline Taxes
  • Financial Giants Put New York City Cops On Their Payroll
  • Rep Loretta Sanchez Republican Colleagues Friends Admit To Holding Economy Hostage To Defeat Obama
  • Republicans Block Senate From Even Talking About Jobs
  • Police In Riot Gear Attack OccupyBoston, US Vets Arrested While Chanting: "We Are Veterans of the United States of America"
  • Wisconsin GOP's (Koch-Led?) Plan to Hijack the Presidential Election
  • Wall Street Journal Executive Resigns Over Yet Another News Corp. Scandal
  • Tax Repatriation: Help for Investors, Not For Job-Seekers
  • Michael Bloomberg Doesn't Appreciate Occupy Wall Street's Bashing Of Hardworking People
  • Flood-Gate: Perry Officials Try to Hide Sea Level Rise from Texans with "Clear-Cut Unadulterated Censorship"
  • Dozens of television stations pull deceptive ad supporting Ohio's Issue 2 - [The ad] cut the woman's statement up, and added voiceover directly implying that she was supporting Issue 2.
  • Conservative Fundraiser Wants To 'Clear K Street Of Protesters' By Hitting 'A Few With A Car'
  • GOP Candidates Blame 30 Years Of Rising Income Inequality On Barack Obama And Single Moms
  • The 53% Myth: Working Poor Pay More Of Their Income In State And Local Taxes Than The Rich In 49 States
  • Reid Goes There: "Republicans Think That If The Economy Improves, It Might Help President Obama"
  • House GOP Proposes So-Called 'Let Women Die' Bill That Lets Hospitals Deny Life-Saving Care
  • The Other Occupation: How Wall Street Occupies Washington
  • Health Insurers Fight To Hide Rate Increases From The Public
  • CHART: Wall Street Salaries Rise 11 Percent Annually, While Other Workers' Increase By Just 1.8 Percent
  • Fox News Poll Backfires: 70 Percent Support Occupy Wall Street
  • Blue Dogs Throw Support To Giant Corporate Tax Giveaway, Claiming It Will Reduce The Deficit
  • Even The CEOs On Obama's Job Creation Panel Are Shipping Jobs Out Of The United States - From the President who claims he wants more jobs for Americans. BS!
  • How Far Right Has Republicans Gone? Reagan Is Now A Liberal
  • Will Wall St. Occupation End Obama's Wall St. Preoccupation?
  • Harry Reid Explains the Modern Republican Party - "....We offered votes on four amendments, and they wanted five. We offered five votes, and they wanted six. Finally, we offered votes on seven amendments, including a vote on an outdated version of President Obama's American Jobs Act, with which Republicans were seeking to score political points. Still, Republicans refused. They came back with a demand for nine votes." Typical - keep moving the goal post.
  • Herman Cain: Alive Because He's Rich - It's awesome that Herman Cain survived cancer. It helped that he could pay for the treatment.
  • Arrests and Pepper Spray at Occupy Des Moines; Governor Faults Protesters
  • Bachmann Tells Man With 'No Teeth' to Rely on Charity
  • A week after calling it dangerous, Romney panders to Occupy Wall Street - This $300 million(aire) "understands how they feel".
  • Boston Police Throw American Flag To Ground, Arrest Veterans, Trash Property To Protect 'Green Space' From 99%
  • Bank of America Execs Get $11 Million for Being Fired
  • This Is What Fascism Looks Like: Financial Giants Put New York City Cops On Their Payroll
  • GE CEO: Protesters Should 'Root for Me' - Let's see now: Shipped more jobs overseas and pays almost no taxes. Yep! We should be "rooting" for him --- to go to hell --- and take his current boss, Obama, with him! Plus......
  • GE CEO Immelt Admits Corporate Tax Holidays Don't Create Jobs, But Says We Should Have One Anyway - Is this out-of-touch arrogance, or not? No --- just arrogance! Plus......
  • Job Destroyers Don't Deserve a Tax Holiday - When thinks tanks from the left and the right agree on something, Congress should pay attention.
  • Rep. Darrell Issa caught with pants down yet again on Solyndra scandalmongering
  • Super Congress eyes more cost-shifting to Medicare recipients with Medigap plans
  • NYT: GOP 'twisting democracy's machinery to partisan ends' - Of course the Republicans passing these laws never acknowledge their real purpose, which is to turn away from the polls people who are more likely to vote Democratic, particularly the young, the poor, the elderly and minorities. The only reason Republicans are passing these laws is to give themselves a political edge by suppressing Democratic votes.
  • Journalists Funded By 'Vulture Capitalist' Paul Singer Campaign To Smear Wall Street Protests
  • Tea Party Activist Ran Sham Candidate Against Architect Of Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law To Split Hispanic Vote
  • VIDEO: Conservative Pundits' Double Standard On Occupy Wall Street And The Tea Party
  • How Investment Banks Turned Housing & Student Loans Into A Toxic & Financial Disaster
  • Big Oil: $135 Million -- School Children: 0 - Led by Valero Energy Corp., at least 16 huge refiners are trying to poke a lucrative loophole into Texas tax laws.
  • Will Perry Return Koch Campaign Cash? - The presidential hopeful ripped companies doing business with Iran. But he took major campaign cash from one such corporation: Koch Industries.
  • Paul Ryan Claims House Republicans Have Passed Over a Dozen Pieces of 'Jobs Legislation' - Yep! He's right - if you believe tax cuts create jobs, because that's all those "jobs" bills contained.
  • Say What!? - Republican political leaders want to prevent you from using birth control - Isn't It the Republicans Who Are Always Insisting That Government Get Out of Our Lives?
  • Rep. Peter King: 'We Have To Be Careful Not To Allow [Occupy Wall Street] To Get Any Legitimacy' - Yeah, we can't allow "the people" to gain any power. That would upset 'un-balance' of power.
  • Herman Cain: Tax Poor People's Food To Finance Massive Tax Break For The Rich
  • Conservative Writer Admits 'Infiltrating' 99 Percent Movement To 'Mock And Undermine' It - Admits he was the cause of the pepper spraying incident at the Smithsonian
  • Pelosi on This Week: I Didn't Hear Cantor Say Anything When Tea Party Was Spitting On Congress Members
  • Jesse LaGreca Calls Out the Corporate Media for Ignoring the Working Class on This Week - If #OWS acomplishes nothing else, maybe it will force the news media to start listening to the working class - after ignoring us for the past 30 years.
  • The Supreme Court: A history of political action
  • Rep. Paul Ryan: President Obama Has "Broken His Promise As A Uniter And Now He's Dividing People" - One thing Ryan could claim that no one could challange: 'I've got the biggest balls of anyone ever and I'm the king of BS'.
  • Huh! Imagine That: The Federal Reserve is PRIVATELY Owned! (Spread the Word!)
  • Obama's Food Safety Law That Republicans Fought Could Have Prevented Tainted Melon Outbreak
  • 11 Facts You Need To Know About The Nation's Biggest Banks
  • Lobbyists in on 'super' secrets
  • Key GOP Budget Cutter Exempts District From Belt-Tightening
  • Week of October 2, 2011

  • What they say vs. what I saw - An eye-witness account of what actually happened to protesters vs. what the police say.
  • Romney vows to reverse Obama's 'massive defense cuts' ... that never happened
  • Saudi Attempt to Enter Cockpit is Ok; Everyone Else Gets Patdowns
  • #OccupyStLouis: Bank of America Won't Let Protesters Withdraw THEIR Money
  • Wall Street protests are a Main Street reaction to bank bailouts
  • Elizabeth Warren: "The People on Wall Street Broke This Country"
  • Anti-Mormon Pastor Admits To CNN: Religion Should Trump Competence In Elections - Just what this country needs; a return to the 16th Century where people were burned at the stakes because they wouldn't accept the church's doctrine.
  • State Department Admits Its 'Independent' Tar Sands Pipeline Review Was Paid For By TransCanada
  • The Top Five Reasons To Move Your Money From Bank Of America
  • Banks Used Taxpayer Money Intended for Small Business Loans to Pay Off Bailout Debts
  • Food Service Contractors Siphoning Cash from Kids and Soldiers
  • White House: Cantor's 'Mob' Criticism Of Occupy Wall Street Is 'Hypocrisy Unbound'
  • Instead of jobs bill, restricting abortion rises to top of House Republican agenda
  • High unemployment is on the Republicans' checklist for 2012
  • CBO: Senate version of American Jobs Act reduces deficit by $6 billion in next decade
  • 96-Year-Old African-American Woman Denied Voter ID Says Her Experience Now Is Worse Than Jim Crow
  • Why 'Ryancare' Is Far More Hostile To States Rights Than 'Obamacare'
  • Report: 40 Percent Of Medicare Spending On Tests Is 'Medically Unnecessary'
  • Congressman From Koch Uninterested In Investigating Koch Industries' Business Deals With Iran
  • And you want to believe Fox Faux was "rioting" with the protesters? - Fox News Reporters Maced And Beaten While Covering #OccupyWallStreet
  • Georgia Farmers Blame Immigration Law for Labor Shortages Costing State $390 Million - Ok, Georgians! But this is what you voted for!
  • Poor New Yorkers Can't Afford Milk Anymore, But Mayor Bloomberg Says Priority is to "Help" the Banks
  • Big PACs contribute $83,000 to super committee members
  • Historians say today's rebukes of presidents have grown more extreme
  • Madoff Whistleblower: Banks Stealing From Pension Funds
  • IMF Advisor: In The Absence Of A Credible Plan We Will Have A Global Financial Meltdown In Two To Three Weeks
  • The reason our current congressional members won't adopt the Buffett Rule - Many members of Congress could pay more taxes if Buffett Rule is enacted
  • It's Final--No More Lobbyists on Federal Advisory Committees
  • Wall Street Occupiers Fight America's Democracy Deficit
  • Republicans Funded By Roofing Industry Oppose Roofing Regulations
  • No, the Tea Party Has Never Cared About Wall Street
  • The NYPD's Violent Crackdown on Occupy Wall Street Protesters
  • Meet The Child Workers Who Pick Your Food
  • Why Do Some Democratic Senators Want To Protect Tax Loophole For Hedge Fund Managers?
  • Ed Schultz On Occupy Wall Street: Unlike Tea Party, No Racist Signs Or Firearms
  • Occupy Wall Street keeps a wary distance from the Democratic Party
  • Eric Cantor: 'Increasingly Concerned' About Occupy Wall Street 'Mobs' - Coming from Canter, this takes balls: "Believe it or not, some in this town have actually condoned the pitting of Americans against Americans."
  • Tainted Canteloupes Cause Pregnant Woman To Miscarry As GOP Still Fights To Gut Food Safety Laws
  • Senate Dems Cave, Protect Big Oil Tax Breaks
  • [#OWS] Protests More Popular Than Congress And Tea Party
  • Bank Lobbyist-Run Front Group 'FreedomWorks' Tries To Trick Protesters Into Only Protesting Federal Reserve - Just two days ago we were warned about infiltration.
  • Follow The Money: 10 Republicans Opposing Consumer Protection Nominee Received $31 Million From Wall Street
  • Rep. Rehberg: Eliminating Access To Health Insurance Is 'Most Common Sense Path' To Reduce The Deficit
  • Sadistic NYPD Cop Relishes Idea Of Beating Protesters: 'My Little Nightstick Is Going To Get A Work Out Tonight'
  • Health Insurance & Drug Company Lobbyists Pledge $3 Million 'Grassroots' Health Reform Repeal Effort
  • Many Of Romney's Foreign Policy Advisers Helped Push The U.S. Into War With Iraq
  • Tea Party Senator Proposes Permanent Tax Giveaway To Multinational Corporations
  • Jon Stewart: How Are The Occupy Wall Street Protesters Not Like The Tea Party?
  • What is Obama's actual record on creating jobs?
  • Dana Perino: 'Occupy Wall Street' Should Love Our Country's Economic System Or Leave It! - How about this, Dana! You, Wall Street and all multi-millionaires and billionaires should pay your fair share to support this country --- OR LEAVE IT!
  • Now we know OccupyWallStreet is getting attention - Politicians start to take sides on Occupy Wall Street
  • Lawsuit Alleges Nation's Biggest Banks Defrauded Veterans
  • Trump On Occupy Wall Street Movement: 'Nobody Knows Why They're Protesting' - Well, Trump - you're either lying out your arse or you truly are disconnected from the real America
  • Chicago Traders Respond To Protesters With Signs Reading 'We Are The 1%'
  • 96-Year-Old Tennessee Woman Denied Voter ID Because She Didn't Have Her Marriage License
  • Poor Maine Residents Resort To Bartering For Health Care With Yardwork, Housekeeping
  • Rick Scott Walks Back Promise To Create 700,000 Jobs: 'I Don't Know Who Said That'
  • Meet The 99 Percent: Banks Wanted Texas Protester's Entire Equity For Small Business Loan Collateral - Applied for $50,000 loan and bank wanted his entire $850,000 business as collateral.
  • Mika Brzezinski: 'I Think Retirement is Going to Become a Thing of the Past for a Lot of People'
  • Open Letter to Mayor Bloomberg: Your #OccupyWallStreet Propaganda Is Condescending and Weak, Let's Have a Public Debate at Liberty Park
  • House Republicans ignore jobs bill while tripling funding for defense of anti-gay legislation
  • SWAT Teams in St. Louis Protecting Bank of America; Refused Customer Withdrawals
  • Conservative Economist: 'Regulatory Uncertainty Is A Canard Invented By Republicans'
  • Secret Docs Show Foreclosure Watchdog Doesn't Bark or Bite
  • Our Persecuted CEOs - ....These folks really, really feel persecuted and unappreciated.
  • The NYPD and FBI Are Trying to Infiltrate Wall Street Protest to Discredit It: Of This You Can Be Sure
  • Warren Buffett Challenges Rupert Murdoch To Release His Tax Returns
  • Occupy Wall Street Protests Spread Across the US - In terms of numbers, and WITHOUT corporate money, OccupyWallStreet is beginning to make the tea party look like amatures.
  • Immelt: Our job is to make our ideas [Obama's] ideas' - And you're doing a great job, General Electric CEO!
  • Mitt Romney raised revenue by closing tax loopholes ... then he met Grover Norquist and flip-flopped
  • 700,000-Member Strong Communications Workers Of America Announce Support For Occupy Wall Street
  • Ignoring The One-In-Four Residents Who Lack Health Insurance, Perry Claims Texas Has 'The Finest Health Care In America'
  • 90 Percent Of Corporations Think Their Executives Deserve Above-Median Pay, Driving Income Inequality - Of course they do. How else would they justify stealing.
  • CEO Pay: Still Skyrocketing, Still Undeserved
  • Memo To The Media: It's Not 'Anti-Capitalist' To Protest An Industry That Was Saved By Trillions Of Taxpayer Dollars
  • John Boehner's Anti-Gay Lawyer Gets A Million-Dollar Bump At Taxpayer Expense - That's only 3-times what you said it would cost.
  • Fox News Host Admits Network Is Trying To Build Public Enthusiasm For Health Care Repeal
  • Fox News And Wall Street Banks Hustle To Kill New Whistleblower Protections
  • German State Minister: We Can Decarbonize With Renewables Because "We Don't Have the ... Koch Brothers"
  • GOP Rep. Wolf Slams Grover Norquist For 'Paralyzing Congress' With No-Tax Pledge
  • Uncle Sam Should Support Built-to-Last Companies, Not Built-to-Loot Enterprises
  • Media Happy to Show Protests But Not in Our Backyards - Not always true, but mostly true. For example, if there's a tea party protest involving 30 people, it dominates the media. But when tens of thousands protest corporate America, corporate TV avoids it.
  • Rep. Cantor On House GOP: "We Are In Essence A Blocking Minority" - At least we have to give him credit for finally acknowledging their one and only objective.
  • Colorado secretary of state bars overseas soldiers from voting - Soldiers tend to be from blue-collar working class families and vote Democrat.
  • Five million could be disenfranchised under new voting laws
  • Ohio Republicans pushing anti-worker bill are raking in state money - They're not concerned with "leadership by example".
  • Business Owners, Investors Say Tax Changes Make 'Zero Difference' In Hiring: 'I'm Not Sure What The Connection Is' - "somehow, the Republicans have managed to convince 98 percent of the people that they are affected by how 2 percent of the population is taxed."
  • Wall Street Lobbyists Are Reportedly Targeting Elizabeth Warren's Run For Senate
  • Bachmann To Man Who Would Vote For Serial Killer Over Obama: 'Thank You For Saying That
  • Fox News Offers Wall Street Protester An Interview But Doesn't Air It After He Slams Fox
  • In Solidarity With Occupy Wall Street, Transport Union Refuses To Bus Protesters Arrested By New York Police
  • Rick Perry Gave Millions Of Taxpayer Dollars To Subprime Lenders
  • Clean Energy Cons: Dozens of Republicans Asked for Clean Energy Grants and Subsidized Loans Before Attacking Them
  • Mitt Romney's 'Buffett Rule' Problem: His Tax Rate Is 14 Percent
  • Majority Leader Cantor Says Obama Jobs Plan Won't Receive A Vote On The House Floor - You mean as opposed to the "other" votes on an Obama plan!!??
  • VIDEO: Reagan Called For An End To 'Crazy' Tax Loopholes That Let Millionaires Pay Less Than Bus Drivers
  • Paranoid NRA Chief: Obama Leaving Gun Owners Alone Is 'Conspiracy' To Take Away Guns
  • GE's Bogus Reason for Ending Its Pension Plan
  • The Empty Promise of 'Pay for Performance' After loosing $40 billion in value, HP fires CEO and gives him nearly $25 million in bonus, stock and perks.
  • How the dystopians are ruining John Boehner's life - While most of his caucus is generally content to loot the country on behalf of the oligarchs they serve, there's a hardcore contigent of true dystopians for whom mere pillage is not enough. ...the real problem children want to eliminate things even many Republicans like, and John Boehner isn't stupid enough to let them succeed.
  • Goldman Sachs: Risks of a Recession are High and Rising
  • Playing the 'Can't They All Just Get Along Game' in the Wake of GOP Obstruction
  • Paul Ryan's second act
  • Elizabeth Warren's courage is contagious - the video clip of Warren's speech had garnered over 615,000 hits on YouTube and has inspired an image that has become at this early stage a symbol for everything Warren's campaign represents.
  • S.J. Res. 6: A Sneak Attack On Internet Freedom - Call Your Senators Now!
  • More than 700 Arrested in Wall Street Protest