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It’s Time To Fix The System!

The middle class is shrinking day by day, and the super-rich control the very lawmakers who should be working to protect us.

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More Details Emerge Of Political Misuse Of The IRS

New facts are emerging, telling us how extensively the IRS has been misused by the Obama Administration for political purposes.

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Each One Of Us Is A Toxic Super Fund Site

It’s time for Washington to put the lives of Americans ahead of the interests of Big Chem and corporate America.

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Obama, DoJ Consider Voter ID Laws To Be Fraudulent

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To hear President Obama describe it, it’s un-American to be asked to prove who you are.

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The Middle Class Is Not “Normal”

Letting working people back into the middle class starts with taxing the rich. The time is long past due for us to roll back the Reagan tax cuts.

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Obeying Immigration Laws Is Also An “Act Of Love”

ErnestIstook2

It was outrageous when Jeb Bush suggested that illegal immigration is simply based on love of family.

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Why Ordinary Citizens Have No Say…

The super wealthy are blocking any type of meaningful climate change legislation.

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Nevada Standoff Tests Our Commitment To The Rule Of Law

ErnestIstook2

There are no heroes in the standoff involving a Nevada cattle rancher.

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American Democracy No Longer Works

The elites are getting what they want, while the rest of us aren’t, because money has taken over our political process.

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Save Us From Our Data

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Crowd-sourcing is the answer, the “smart city” is a sales pitch.

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Obama Signs Bill Banning Iranian Diplomat From U.S.

Hamid Abutalebi was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis in Iran where Americans were held for more than a year.

Homs, Syria A “Theatre Of Death And Destruction”: UN Envoy

Recent fighting in the city has cut its residents off from urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid, the opposition Syrian National Coalition said.

Crimea Will Be Ours Again: Ukraine PM

Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Ukraine is ready to fight to hold onto the annexed region, but will concentrate on working with the international community.

Review On Keystone Pipeline Delayed, Again

The delayed review of the pipeline now likely takes the issue off the table for the upcoming November elections.

White House: Antisemitic Flyers Disturbing, But Origins Unclear

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday told TRNS he wasn’t sure who was behind antisemitic flyers in eastern Ukraine.

Experts: Despite Little Progress, ‘Pivot To Asia’ Not Yet Dead

Senior Administration Officials

A talk hosted by The Brookings Institution looked at how the Obama administration can still make it’s ‘pivot to Asia’ work despite lost time.