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Published: Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:59:13 +0000

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#Trumpgrets website compiles regretful Trump voters' lamentations for your reading pleasure

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:49:14 +0000

If you need an invigorating dose of pleasure at the pain and misfortune of others, we at Raw Story’s Voters Remorse desk would like to direct you to #Trumpgrets, a Tumblr site devoted to compiling the delicious salty tears of people who voted for President-elect Donald Tr …

Republicans threatening to shut down government to ram through Trump's defense secretary nomination

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:20:29 +0000

Donald Trump says he’ll nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as his secretary of defense, but as we’ve explained previously, there’s a huge problem with this proposal: A 70-year-old federal law forbids anyone who has served on active duty in …

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The irony of the anti globalism philosophy.

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:43:29 +0000

  Are you an anti globalist? If so then you may want to not have children, because every new human on the planet will be practicing globalism eventually. Although globalism as a term is new, the idea of globalism is centuries old. The very earliest migrations of people, pro …

I demand that my clouds do not go global, I don't want to share them!

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Poll: Americans Favor Keeping Air Force One and Cancelling Trump - The New Yorker

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:31:08 +0000

In a stunning rebuke of the President-elect, a new poll shows that a majority of Americans favor keeping Air Force One and cancelling Donald Trump. According to the poll, ninety-four per cent of Americans believe that Air Force One is qualified to be an airplane, while only twen …

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Fight over 'Buy America' provision erupts in Congress | TheHill

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:12:44 +0000

Welcome to the real world of the GOP leadership. Looks like the Republicans want to strip "Buy America" from a bill. Say what?

Repealing Obamacare Without Replacing It Would Be A Disaster

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:20:14 +0000

In the six years since enactment of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have sworn that, given the chance, they would “repeal and replace” it. Now they need to deliver. Repeal should be relatively simple. Enacting a replacement and implementing it won’t be. A …

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Corey Lewandowski Says Donald Trump Won The War On Christmas | The Huffington Post

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:13:55 +0000

I am so fed up with the constant lies coming out of the Trump camp.  Can't they tell one truthful thing?  Ever?  People believe it when Trump says "Obama can't say the word Christmas, or he calls the Christmas Tree a Holiday Tree, or celebrates Kwanza".  Give  …

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Poll: Americans Favor Keeping Air Force One and Cancelling Trump - The New Yorker

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:28:51 +0000

 NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—In a stunning rebuke of the President-elect, a new poll shows that a majority of Americans favor keeping Air Force One and cancelling Donald Trump. According to the poll, ninety-four per cent of Americans believe that Air Force One is q …

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been a while since we talked MUSIC!

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:23:47 +0000

So I'm watching a doc on Netflix about the birth of Hip Hop. I pretty much know the story but those docs always provide something new. Like or love Hip Hop it has become the biggest game changer in music. However that's more than 35 years ago. Since then we have not seen any new  …

Forget "dialogue" with Donald Trump and his supporters: They have empowered hatred and harm -[Op-Ed]

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:01:07 +0000

Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what's in their hearts? Chauncey DeVega

Arrests after white supremacist talks at Texas A&M University

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:44:13 +0000

Yeah......heil trump and his white supremacists.

THE TRUMP EFFECT: Ohio Moves To Ban Abortion 6 Weeks After Conception

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:28:52 +0000

✂  Ohio lawmakers have been trying to pass the “heartbeat bill” since 2011, but some activists feared that it was so extreme and unconstitutional that it could lead courts to overturn other, less stringent abortion restrictions. The Supreme Cour …

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Keith Ellison Will Resign House Seat If Elected DNC Chair

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:06:05 +0000

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) said Tuesday he will step down from his seat in Congress if Democrats elect him head of the party. “In order to further their commitment and maximize my effectiveness, I have decided to resign as a member of Congress if I win the election for …

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Trump Named Time Person Of The Year (Image)

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 13:45:17 +0000

What a fawning sycophantic jokeFrom the article in Time:The starting point for his success, which can be measured with just tens of thousands of votes, was the most obvious recipe in politics. He identified the central issue motivating the American electorate and then convinced a …

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Obamacare: The Truth Comes Out, Eventually (Image)

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:17:30 +0000

Slow walking the repeal so Americans are not worse off. So says Ryan Paul. These people think their constituents are fools and maybe some of them are.

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FIFA's Gianni Infantino backs 48-team World Cup with 16 groups - AFP

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:46:35 +0000

 FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to expand the World Cup finals to 48 teams featuring 16 groups of three starting with the 2026 tournament, a source within world football's governing body told AFP on Wednesday.

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The Limits of Empathy: Why the Burden of Empathy Shouldn't Rest on the – Philadelphia Printworks

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:56:32 +0000

It began on Wednesday morning. The calls went out like fishing lines cast into a deep brown lake. Empathy herself was speared on their glittering ends. She is a special kind of bait, so beautiful that we hardly notice when the hooks pin our tongues to the roofs of our mouths.  …

President-elect Donald Trump is TIME Person of the Year for 2016 -

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:47:12 +0000

President-elect Donald Trump, the real estate businessman and political novice whose election campaign made the entire world take notice, has been selected as TIME’s 2016 Person of the Year. The magazine revealed its choice Wednesday on TODAY. Every year, TIME editors s …

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REVEALED: Christian docs removed 3-year-old girl's genitals because they feared she was masturbating

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:22:14 +0000

Dr. Renée Bergstrom broke the silence about her experience with female genital mutilation as a child. She recounted how when she was just three years old she was taken to the doctor to have her clitoris removed, Bergstrom wrote for the Guardian. Bergstrom is now 72 …

Hundreds of protesters clash with riot police at Texas A&M University as Nazi-saluting white nationalist Richard Spencer tells students how 'America belongs to white men'

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:39:13 +0000

Hundreds of people protested a white nationalist's speaking engagement at the Texas A&M University campus Tuesday night. Several groups protested outside of the student center during and before the appearance by Richard Spencer, who leads a white nationalist organization.  …

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Implications of Partial Repeal of the ACA through Reconciliation

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:11:56 +0000

Congress is now considering partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the budget reconciliation process. Since only components of the law with federal budget implications can be changed through reconciliation, this approach would permit elimination of the Medicaid …

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Here's Why the Michigan Election Recount Is Suddenly in Doubt

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:17:28 +0000

Michigan’s presidential recount suddenly appears in doubt after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate’s poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes. Meanwhile, the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania must wait a …

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Dylann Roof Asks a Juror What Makes People 'Evil'

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:42:47 +0000

CHARLESTON, South Carolina—Dylann Roof sat quietly in court for most of last week, serving as his own lawyer. Facing the possibility of the death penalty for the 2015 massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, Roof rarely voiced a request or an objection as a federal judge qualif …

A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 13:27:13 +0000

History — from Ancient Rome through the Gilded Age; from the Russian Revolution to the Great Compression of incomes across the West in the middle of the 20th century — suggests that reversing the trend toward greater concentrations of income, in the United States an …

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Trump Is an Eerily Perfect Match With a Famous 14-Point Guide to Identify Fascist Leaders [Op-Ed] Alternet

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:10:54 +0000

Celebrated novelist Umberto Eco’s guide has breathtaking parallels to Donald Trump. By Kali Holloway / AlterNet