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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

What Is The Fight Over The Tip Wage?

This diary is a follow up to Laura Clawson's great Front Page piece . I just wanted to add a few things and I had more than a comment could hold.

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Related Topix: US News

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Cartoon: Animal Nuz #214 - Nuz Dump Edition

Animal Nuz appears on Saturdays at 11am ET on the Recent Diaries list, then at 8pm ET on the Front Page, only on Daily Kos .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

6 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

The Meaning Of The Koch Brothers Tapes: "I Don't Know Where We'd Be Without You"

One of the classic strategies for politicians caught saying embarrassing things is to use the old "there's nothing to see here, keep moving" ploy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

9 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

War Criminal Ollie North Says Obama Doesn't Pay Attention

Reagan's henchman Ollie North cuddles up to Carlson on the couch to bash the president for not showing his hand on his ISIL strategy.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

"Carrying" in Chicago is dropping crime says Washington Times as 42 are shot and 5 die last weekend

Open and concealed "carrying" lowers crime because the bad guys know they better not try anything.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News

16 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Federal Cybersecurity Czar Found Guilty On Kiddie Porn Charges

Timothy DeFoggi was once the acting chief of cybersecurity for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News

16 hrs ago | Truthdig

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers

The California legislature has passed a bill that would hold companies legally responsible if the temp agencies and subcontractors they hire cheat workers out of their wages or put them in harm's way.

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Related Topix: California, US News

16 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

I Was a Kid Who Shot and Killed Someone by Accident

Gregory Orr: When I was 12 years old, I killed a younger brother in a hunting accident near our home in upstate New York.

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Related Topix: US News

20 hrs ago | Democracy Now

As 145 Arrested in White House Protest, Rep. Luis Gutierrez...

Immigrants and their allies held protests in more than a dozen cities Thursday to mark what they called the National Day to Fight for Families.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, US News

Yesterday | Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Bribery Scandal

With a pathetic and weak resignation letter , Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Bentonm whimpered his way out of McConnell's 2014 campaign and not a moment too soon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Nation

Columbia University Email Reveals Disdain for Anti-Rape Campus Movement

Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies are beginning to give up on the notion that Columbia will ever work with them in good faith.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, UC Berkeley, Emerson College, US News

Daily Kos

Russel Brand Hilariously Destroys Fox 'News' Coverage In Ongoing Feud

Basically, the comedian/actor/activist, Russell Brand, is vocal about his problem with the Fox News coverage of the Ferguson protests, the Middle East conflict, the Climate Crisis, the of the definition of 'Conservative,.

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Related Topix: Activism, African-American, US News

Crooks and Liars

Why Fight For Unions? So We Can Fight An Economy Rigged Against Us

The rules set down in our democracy can't be enforced unless We the People can organize to be powerful enough to overcome the great wealth and power of a few ultra-billionaires and their corporations.

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Related Topix: US News

Crooks and Liars

Charges Dropped Against St. Paul Man Who Was Charged With Sitting While Black

Here's the thing, right? If that was a white man sitting there, someone would have approached them and said, "Excuse me, sir, you can't sit there.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, US News

Crooks and Liars

Gun Range Owner: Shooting Uzi Was High On 9-Year Old's Bucket List

I'm all for girl power, but I can't say I've met too many 9-year old girls with a burning desire to take an Uzi into their loving arms and shoot the hell out of a paper target with careful instruction by a licensed instructor.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Scott Walker Urges Voters To Get Their News From Fox News

Scott Walker may be up to his neck in corruption, but that doesn't mean he can't stop to put in a plug for his friends at Fox News.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, US News

Daily Kos

In 2013, Ferguson gave out 10,000 more arrest warrants than people in Ferguson

A new report gives some more insight into the boiling melting pot that was Ferguson, before the tragic events of August 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, US News

ThinkProgress

Feminist Video Game Critic Driven Out Of Her Home By Death Threats From Gamers

Anita Sarkeesian has gotten death and rape threats before for her critiques of the video gaming industry.

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Related Topix: US News

ThinkProgress

Here Are Six Other People Who Were Killed By Guns On The Day A Nine Year-Old Shot A Man With An Uzi

Monday's shooting death of Charles Vacca was a Vacca "just dropped," according to the local sheriff.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Louisiana, US News

The Nation

The New Fight for Racial Justice

Renewing the Struggle for Racial Justice, Post-Ferguson We must face the true causes of the chasm between White and Black America.

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Related Topix: African-American, US News

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