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Christian Bible College Liberty University Can Continue Obamacare Protests

Liberty University, the Christian college diploma farm in Virginia, received good news from the Supreme Court late last month. They can continue their fight against Obamacare over "religious freedom" and birth control.
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No Hidden Fees in HSBC Drug Cartel Scandal, Charges Dropped

This is probably the most insane story of the year. We spoke to Matt Taibbi about HSBC laundering hundreds of millions to billions of dollars in drug cartel money and how they will not be prosecuted. Here's Cliff Schecter talking about it in his weekly news review segment with Sam Seder.
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Lanza's Mother was a Doomsday Prepper

Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Alex Jones, the NRA...they all spread their conspiracy theories and have built a culture of fear in the United States. Now that we know Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza's mother Nancy was a "doomsday prepper" and a "survivalist," what role do these conspiracy theorists and culture of fear spreaders play in these tragedies?
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Newport Beach Docking Debacle Threatens Christmas Parade

Newport Beach, California holds their Christmas Boat Parade every year. However, many of the wealthy boat owners who take part in this parade are threatening to boycott it this season because the city increased rental fees for the residential docks that cross over into public tidelands.
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Rush Limbaugh: Tis the Season to Blame the Homeless for CT Shootings

It's time for Random Rush! This Christmas season, Rush asks you to hate on the homeless because the Newtown, Connecticut shootings are somehow their fault.
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Students Attacked with Knife at School in China, No Deaths

22 children were hurt by a knife wielding man at Chenpeng Village Primary School in the Henan province of China last Friday, the same day as the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. What's the difference? 20 children died in Newtown, all the stabbing victims lived in China.
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GOP Approval Ratings Are Circling the Tank

A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC poll reveals some bad news for the GOP. Republicans have a major "brand problem" as people do not appear to like them...at all.
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TX Lawmakers Seek to Remove Planned Parenthood Funding, Could Cost Millions

Texas Republican lawmakers are planning to strike funding for Planned Parenthood.
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Writer Claims Anti-Poverty Programs Make Life Too Easy on the Poor

The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof admits he knows little to nothing on the subject, but would like to address how anti-poverty programs are hurting the poor. For example, Kristof explains, "Why would these poor people want to join the military when they could just get food stamps or collect disability?"
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Defrocking the 'Right-to-Work' Political Timeline

Defrocking the 'Right-to-Work' Political Timeline
Republicans in Michigan are pushing through "right to work" bills and Governor Rick Snyder is set to sign them in law. How did we get to this point and why now?
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