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Vapor voting Kentucky edition

UPDATE 2: Posted: 04/23/2009 5:12 am EDT Updated: 05/25/2011 1:10 pm EDT - KY Election Officials Arrested, Charged With 'Changing Votes at E-Voting Machines'

UPDATE: Hillibilly Report has a very different view. I will reserve judgment until I know more.

Did GOP Insiders Steal the Kentucky Governor's Race for Tea Partier Matt Bevin? Read more about Vapor voting Kentucky edition

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Usually plutocrats don't say stuff like this in public


$15/hr Opposition Campaign “Shut Up & Work Faster” Launches

PORTLAND, ME — The campaign against the Living Wage ordinance appearing on Portland ballots this Nov 3rd has begun.

Business owners have raised over $100,000 to defeat a local referendum that would lift workers out of poverty by raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2019.

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Bogus charges of sexism

Now Emily's list is in on the act. Emily’s List Official Accuses Bernie Sanders Team of Sexism

Given how many directions this is coming from it is obviously coordinated. I can only quote CorrenteWire's own lambert strether on this topic: Read more about Bogus charges of sexism

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Why does James Comey have a job?


Across the country, and especially here in the nation's capitol we have seen and increase in gun related homicide. There is nothing complicated about the cause of this. Millions of guns and high capacity magazines are pouring into America's urban neighborhoods, with entirely predictable results. So what does our precious FBI director do? He blames the victim. Read more about Why does James Comey have a job?

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The problem with social media


From a brilliant analysis of Twitter by Umair Hague

We dreamed that we created a revolution. But we did not heed the great lesson of revolution. Today’s revolutionary is tomorrow’s little tyrant.

a must read. Read more about The problem with social media

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The nicest thing I know about Susan Rice

Susan Rice’s ‘Combative’ Tone Damaged Relations With Israel, Ex-Aide Writes

n a new book on Israeli-American relations, Mr. Ross, who has worked on Middle East diplomacy for presidents of both parties, concludes that Ms. Rice’s “combative mind-set” worsened an already troubled relationship with Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who feared that negotiations would leave Iran a threshold nuclear state.

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It seems that we should all be eating beets.
Whole Beets vs. Juice for Improving Athletic Performance
Oxygenating Blood With Nitrate-Rich Vegetables

fresh beets are simply too expensive for your humble servant, likewise frozen beets. So, is there any way to render canned beets palatable? Read more about beets

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Why we fight redux

I am reposting lambert's brilliant post because it seems germane. Read more about Why we fight redux

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2016 will NOT be like 1972

quick note about Yglesias; Vox is funded by Comcast, which recieves $1000/per month/per wiretap of their internet customers. Indescrminate wiretaps have been very profitable for Comcast, and we can expect continued attacks on Sanders by both Vox and NBC/CNBC/MSNBC. Similarly Amazon holds the cloud computing contract for the CIA, so we can expect the Washington Post to be very negative about Sanders.
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Jimmy Carter's record on human rights

Michael Getler

One story that I didn’t write but wished I had involves our 39th president, Jimmy Carter, who is now ill with a spreading form of cancer. So I’ll write it now, more as an important personal remembrance for me rather than as a reported news story. ...


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