Category Archives: Political News – National

Mitt’s World

http://www.gocomics.com/bensargent/2012/01/19

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Mitt & Social Conservatives

   

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BBC: Wealth Gap documentary series

Intro:     http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16545898 first broadcast in series:   The View from London:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00mvfvb (downloadable mp3: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/docarchive/docarchive_20120117-0905a.mp3 ) interestingly, for England, they’re saying the gap hasn’t been this great since the Victorian era . . . in the US, they’re citing the … Continue reading

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Occupy DC: Corporate Personhood Resolution

http://occupydc.org/personhood/ (please read entire article) We support an amendment that does the following: Ends the judicial fiction of corporate Constitutional rights. Requires Congress to regulate campaign finance. Mandates public financing of public elections. We also support these non-amendment solutions: Ending … Continue reading

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HuffPost: Why the Bain Capital Controversy Is So Damaging to GOP Chances This Fall

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/why-the-bain-capital-cont_b_1208678.html Reasons 1-6:  Read the article for more info on each reason 1). First and most important, attacks on Romney’s history at Bain are not “attacks on free enterprise” — or being “anti-business.” They are important for what they communicate … Continue reading

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MLK, Jr Day

http://www.gocomics.com/stuartcarlson/2012/01/15

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Santorum fixation

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Donors Gave as Santorum Won Earmarks

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/16/us/politics/as-rick-santorum-secured-earmarks-2006-donations-flowed-in.html?_r=1&ref=politics But an examination of Mr. Santorum’s earmark record sheds light on another aspect of his political personality, one that is at odds with the reformer image he has tried to convey on the trail: his prowess as a Washington … Continue reading

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“Is it over yet?”

Prickly City 31-Dec-11     http://www.gocomics.com/pricklycity/2011/12/31 Non Sequitur 31-Dec-11  http://www.gocomics.com/nonsequitur/2011/12/31

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guest column on Forbes.com: Why America’s Highest Paid CEOs Are Insanely Overpaid

http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/2011/10/25/why-americas-highest-paid-ceos-are-insanely-overpaid/ . . . So then, let my evisceration commence. The one to triumph in this year’s tournament for the most rapacious pillage of shareholder property is John H. Hammergren, chairman and CEO of McKesson Pharmaceuticals. His “compensation” which is … Continue reading

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