All News Articles for 2019-01-29

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
As Harris Says 'Eliminate' For-Profit Insurance, Bloomberg Offers Fact-Free Medicare for All Fearmongering
"Who of us has not had that situation where you've got to wait for approval and the doctor says, 'Well, I don’t know if your insurance company is going to cover this'? Let's eliminate all of that, let's move on."
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Historian's Advice to Davos Elite Worried About Pitchforks: 'Stop Talking About Philanthropy' and Start Paying Higher Taxes
"I mean we can talk for a very long time about all these stupid philanthropy schemes... But we've got to be talking about taxes. That's it. Taxes, taxes, taxes. All the rest is bullshit in my opinion."
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sign with photo of Trump reads 'the most dangerous in the world' With Trump Seen as 'Symptom Not a Cause,' US Rank Plummets on Global Corruption Index
"The U.S. is experiencing threats to its system of checks and balances, as well as an erosion of ethical norms at the highest levels of power."
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'Greed Has No Limit for GOP': McConnell Estate Tax Repeal Would Hand Tens of Billions to Walton and Koch Families
"This legislation is insulting to those millions of Americans who are struggling, it is harmful to the fabric of our democracy, and it is blatantly bad policy that is intended only to please ultra-wealthy Republican donors."
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What's 'Ridiculous,' Says Warren, Is Not Tax on Wealth But Billionaires Like Schultz 'Who Think They Can Buy the Presidency'
"At this moment in time where you have all these working class people of all backgrounds who have been hurt by the Trump administration—to put another white male billionaire who thinks the deficit is the biggest crisis in the country—that is ridiculous given where the electorate is at."
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'We Believe in Primaries': Ocasio-Cortez's Team Welcomes Any Democrat Who Wants to Challenge Her in 2020
"Shows you how disconnected some folks here are," the New York congresswoman declared after an anonymous Democratic colleague said some politicians have been "waiting 20 years" for her seat
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tap water 'Absolutely Unconscionable': Trump EPA Refuses to Limit Toxic Chemicals That Contaminate Drinking Water of Millions
"It's time for state governments and Congress to step up, since it's obvious we can't rely on Andrew Wheeler and Trump's EPA to protect us."
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Sunrise Movement Vows to Make Sure Kamala Harris' Green New Deal Support Goes Beyond Embrace of 'Buzzword'
"We'll continue to push the senator to make sure that the Green New Deal, for her, is more than just a buzzword."
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With handwritten notes on a legal pad, part of which looks like it reads "5,000 troops to Colombia," National Security Advisor John Bolton listens to questions from reporters during a press briefing at the White House January 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. Bolton's Legal Pad Saying "5,000 Troops to Colombia" Intensifies Fears of US Attack on Venezuela
Asked to respond to the photograph of the note, a White House spokesperson stated: "As the president has said, all options are on the table."
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Trump Such a Fool on Climate Internet Forced to Ask: How Can 'Global Waming' Tweet Not Be a Troll?
"Trump's climate-trolling is such obvious outrage bait that you almost want to ignore it, but it's also self-provided evidence of one of the most significant ignorance crises of his presidency."
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25 Democrats Join GOP to Advance Anti-Boycott Bill Bernie Sanders Warns Violates "Americans' First Amendment Rights"
"It's vile that a law aimed at suppressing our democratic rights and silencing those fighting for solidarity with Palestinians would even make it to the Senate floor," declared one American Jewish advocacy group
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