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Anderson Cooper: Despite Romney's Claim, 'Studies' Don't Show His Tax Math Adds Up

Another day, another Big Lie by Romney/Ryan. Heck, even Fox News anchor Chris Wallace called out Republican hack Ed Gillespie on this one. Here, Anderson Cooper looks into the claims that "studies" show Romney's tax math adding up to be totally false. Bottom line: as usual, you know when Romney et al. are lying when their lips are moving.
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Star Tribune Won't Cover Bachmann's Conspiracy Theories

The Minneapolis Star Tribune is Minnesota's paper of record. Its doing a disservice to Minnesota by not adequately covering Minnesota highest profile political figure, Rep. Michele Bachmann. They contributed to her winning election to Congress in 2006 by failing to print what she said and report what she did. They've continued this behavior to this day.
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Jack Welch Capitalizes on Collateral Damage

Jack Welch opened his big mouth and a can of worms.
If you’ve read his self-satisfied book “Winning,” you might not think there is much difference between the two. One thing is for certain, Jack is a lot like the other media-seeking apostle of “winning”— Charlie Sheen.
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CO Newspaper Slams Republican Support of Anti-Hispanic Talk-Radio Hosts

For all the impact conservative talk radio seems to have on the Colorado GOP, you rarely hear about it in the legacy media.
So I was glad to see the Colorado Springs Gazette, in an editorial published today by Wayne Laugesen, cite talk radio, specifically, as a player in the formulation and dessemination of Republican opinion in our state.
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"You are a Sheep!" - Libertarian Caller to Seder, Sam Responds

Jim from PA has called into the show many times. You might recall him from previous videos as the Gary Johnson supporter who believes Sam Seder has the same power as Rush Limbaugh and other pundits to sway the election. He thinks Sam is a "sheep" for supporting Obama as the lesser of the two evils. This past week, Sam and Jim had their most epic, heated conversation yet. However, we will be uploading that later in the week. SUSPENSE!
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Campaign Persists to Cease the Use of 'Illegal Immigrant' in Newspapers

In the 19th Century, the growing demand for newspapers led to the creation of wire services, cooperatives between large city-based newspapers, the most famous of these, the Associated Press (AP) adopted the use of the wireless telegraph in 1899, initiated a wire service for photogra...
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Volunteer Spokespeople Paid to Lie

In response to our Consumer Alert exposing the Prop 33 campaign for using paid campaign employees in their TV ads, the insurance industry-backed Proposition 33 campaign issued a statement to the LA Times Opinion blog - excerpts below - stating that "the two women in their ads were simply volunteering their stories in ...
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Joe Scarborough reacts to Romney clip - 'Sweet Jesus'

Joe Scarborough of Morning Joe on MSNBC reacting to a clip of Mitt Romney trying to interrupt and include his name in the crowds' chants of "Ryan - Ryan."
Scarborough, who has criticized Romney continually in recent weeks, laughed and covered his face and moaned, "Oh, sweet Jesus."
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Reporters Go Wild: Kate Topless! Jesus Married! Romney's Caught on Secret Tape!

This morning, the religious world is buzzing with news of some old papyrus scroll from 2,000 years ago claiming to prove that Jesus had a wife. If true, it would be among the greatest revelations in history.
What a 24-hours news cycle brought to us by journalism in the modern age. Yesterday started with Kate Middleton, aka the Duchess of Cambridge, aka Prince William's wife, aka the babe in the topless photos spreading around the Internet. That's right: it was the other Middleton girl, sister Pippa, who was the one everyone figured would show up topless and bottomless on YouTube at some point. But not Kate. Think again!
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What’s Happening in Libya: A Guide to the Best Coverage

Here’s the best reporting we’ve found not only on yesterday’s killings but also on post-war Libya. What are we missing? Please leave your favorite stories in comments.
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