When New Yorkers saw swastikas in a subway car, they got to work

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Hillary Clinton Said Candidates Should be Tough Enough to Debate Anytime, Anywhere in ’08, What Changed?

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When Hillary Clinton was running against Barack Obama in 2008 she claimed that a candidate for president should be willing to debate “anytime, anywhere.” This conflicts with her unwillingness to debate in New York, which Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders has called for in New York. Clinton’s campaign has responded by … Continue reading

WATCH: Donald Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Everyone’s favorite real life blowhard visited Stephen Colbert, the Late Show host formerly known as everyone’s favorite fake, TV blowhard. It was every bit as captivating and cringe-worthy as you hope. Unaware human satire Donald Trump was Colbert’s first guest on Tuesday’s night’s show, after the host mocked him a … Continue reading

WATCH: S.C. Senator Bright Grandstands on Gay Marriage During Confederate Flag Debate

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Considering South Carolina Senator Lee Bright has been a vocal supporter of the Confederate flag remaining on the Capital grounds, you’d think he’d have a lot to say about the issue when he stepped up to the podium during the debate yesterday. Bright, who has been running a fundraising campaign … Continue reading

In Honor of Pope Francis Saying, “You Can’t Make Fun of the Faith of Others,” Here’s George Carlin

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Today Pope Francis spoke on the Islamist extremists attack on Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 dead and another 11 wounded. He condemned the violence, but claimed that there are limits to free speech. From The Telegraph: “If my good friend Dr. Gasparri says a curse word against my mother, he … Continue reading

‘Urban Shield’ Provides Inside Look at Police Militarization, Won’t Return to Oakland Says Mayor Quan

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Is Police Militarization the New Normal? As police forces around the country become increasingly militarized, concern continues to grow among many politicians and citizens alike. Perhaps that’s why Oakland Mayor Jean Quan just announced that next year they won’t pursue a contract to host Urban Shield, the conference for law … Continue reading

Al Franken Talks to a Group of Tea Party Conservatives about Obamacare, Finds Common Ground (VIDEO)

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Al Franken Talks Health Insurance, Obamacare with Tea Party Members The video starts out looking like a bad day for Senator Al Franken. He’s surrounded by a group of people who pretty much look exactly like who you’d cast if you were making a movie about Tea Party people: white, … Continue reading

Three Outrageous Republican Quotes During Government Shutdown

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As the government shutdown enters its second week, here are three ridiculous quotes from Republican lawmakers to get your blood boiling. Watch these Republicans put their foot in their mouths and show the country their true character. Republican Government Shutdown Quotes 1.  “We’re not going to be disrespected. We have … Continue reading

Vincent Reinhart of Morgan Stanley Says Investors Predict Government Shutdown Will Last At Least A Week (Video)

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No one knows how long the government shutdown will last, but how long investors think it might last could have a real economic effect by itself. Although perhaps not in the way you might imagine. First, the numbers: Morgan Stanley’s Chief US Economist Vincent Reinhart appeared on Bloomberg and revealed … Continue reading