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Global Cooling? NOAA Global Surface Temperature Anomalies Prove Otherwise

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There’s no doubt much of the United States has been damn f’n cold lately, and we’ve yet to engage in those late November rituals involving turkey carving and conservative uncle debating. And when the weather turns cold, you know, during months that usually are cold for much of the U.S., climate-change-denying conservatives can’t help themselves, because…
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On Net Neutrality, Ted Cruz Is Doing The Oligarch’s Bidding

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On Monday President Obama voiced his strongest support yet for equal and fair access to the internet, calling on the FCC to “implement the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality.” In response, part-time Senator and full-time tool, Ted Cruz, said in a tweet that “‘Net Neutrality’ is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not…
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It’s Not Good Enough To Simply Oppose Obamacare

It’s not good enough to simply oppose the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). If you are going to continue to complain about the health care law, then you need to offer an alternative. Because health care in the United States pre-Obamacare was unacceptable, and well, that’s not subjective, it’s reality. Because when tens of millions of…
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Why Did Democrats And Liberals Lose The 2014 Midterms?

Republicans now control the Senate, and in the House they increased their rank and file. So now the Democratic Party is apparently undergoing a post-election examination of what went wrong, just as the Republican Party did after the 2012 elections. So, why did Democrats and liberals lose the 2014 midterms? Well, let’s get this out-of-the-way — It…
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2014 Midterm Elections: Republicans Control The Senate

It’s official folks, the Republicans now control both chambers of congress. Republicans now have control of at least 51 seats in the United States Senate as of 11:36pm on election day. In an election that had no stand out message, and no obvious stand out issues, Republicans took control of the Senate based on three…
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