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FDR-Using Government to Build and Protect

On this day in 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law. Flanked by ranking members of Congress, the 32nd President…

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One Day The GOP Will Regret Calling It 'Obamacare' And That Day Cometh Right Soon

It started out on the campaign trail in 2008 with the most generic of titles, “Health Care Reform.” At the time the concept was a…

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A Letter To Those Who Think Democrats And Republicans Are The Same

People who think that there’s no difference between the Democrats and the Republicans are not only ignorant, but they’re a big part of the problem,…

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Another Bachmann Gem: You Don't Work, You Don't Eat.

Remember when: “Yesterday morning during a speech at the Family Research Council in Washington, Michele Bachmann bashed the unemployed in perhaps the most heartless way…

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President Obama Delivers In Israel (VIDEO)

President Obama’s trip to Israel began with modest expectations. At best, the hope was that he could smooth out his often prickly relationship with Israeli…

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Religion, Certainty and Obama's Visit to the Mideast

“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest…

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