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Sunday, November 19, 2017
Sanders: Trump Spewing 'Total Nonsense' Over GOP Tax Giveaway for Billionaires
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) described President Donald Trump's claim that Democrats are obstructing progress on tax overhaul efforts in Congress as "total nonsense" on Sunday. "This is a terrible, terrible piece of legislation and it must be defeated." —Sen. Bernie Sanders "Democrats," Sanders told...
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Saturday, November 18, 2017
Under GOP Plan, Wealthy Foreign Investors Benefit Nearly Three Times More Than US Taxpayers
If the Senate Republicans' latest version of their tax overhaul bill passes, foreign investors will receive a financial benefit nearly three times larger than all U.S. taxpayers combined, according to a new analysis released Saturday. In its updated analysis, the non-partisan Institute for Taxation...
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Pentagon's Latest Waste of Taxpayer Money as US Navy Pilots Draw Huge Penis in the Sky
While many experts and critics of military spending have calculated the immense waste of tax dollar revenue expended each year by the Pentagon's massive budget— estimated to reach nearly $640 billion in 2018—U.S. Navy pilots this week have epitomized just how outsized this problem is by drawing a...
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Monday, November 13, 2017
'You Claim To Be An American, But We See Right Through Your Greed': A Song of Protest and Then a Walkout at US Event at Climate Summit
Protesters interrupted an event sponsored by the U.S. climate delegation at the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany on Monday with a repackaged version of the song "God Bless the U.S.A." before staging a mass walkout. Decried for its " absurd " attempt to push fossil fuels as a solution to the...
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Sunday, November 12, 2017
'Freedom for the Political Prisoners': Hundreds of Thousands March in Barcelona
An estimated 750,000 people marched in Barcelona on Saturday to demand that the Spanish government release Catalan separatist leaders who are being held in prison for their roles in the region's recent independence referendum. "Wearing yellow ribbons on their lapels to signify support, they filled...
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Saturday, November 11, 2017
Trump Widely Rebuked for Remarks About Alleged Election Interference by Russians
Despite conclusions from U.S. intelligence agencies, Trump says Putin denied meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and "he means it." The Kremlin, meanwhile, says the conversation never even happened.
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Saturday, November 11, 2017
North Korea: Trump 'Begged For a Nuclear War' During Visit to Korean Peninsula
While Trump is greeted by protesters across the continent, North Korea says he has "laid bare his true nature as destroyer of world peace and stability."
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
8 Election Day Victories That Spell Good News for Democrats and the Progressive Grassroots
With state and local elections across the United States on Tuesday, the Democratic Party and progressive grassroots organizers were able to claim victories in key battles—including gubernatorial races, state legislatures, ballot initiatives, and local government— a repudiation of both President...
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Multiple Pedestrians Killed After Truck Plows Down New York City Bike Path
This is a breaking news story and will likely be updated ... Eight people were killed and a dozen injured Tuesday after a man drove a rented pickup truck down a bike lane in lower Manhattan, plowing into cyclists and colliding with a school bus. After driving for several blocks, the man exited the...
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A massive mural of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump engaged in a passionate kiss was unveiled this morning, painted on the West Bank security barrier near the West Bank city of Bethlehem. News
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Graffiti Artist Lushsux Strikes Again: West Bank Mural of Trump, Netanyahu Locking Lips
Another mural by Australian graffiti artist Lushsux has popped up on a portion of the wall in the occupied West Bank showing President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kissing. The caption on the mural has Netanyahu saying "Thanks for the wall Trumpy Pumpkin" and Trump...
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