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Summary of Staff Discussion Draft: International Business Tax Reform

Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, releases a staff discussion draft on international business tax reform. Continue reading

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Are you experiencing long waits calling the IRS?

I am still holding on a call to the Internal Revenue Service, even though I called (800) 829-0115 two hours ago. This telephone number is the one often included in notices from the Internal Revenue Service for overdue business taxes. … Continue reading

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Amy Goodman interviews Tavis Smiley, Cornel West on the 2012 Election & Why Calling Obama “Progressive” Ignores His Record. Democracy Now: Friday, November 9, 2012.

Cornel West and Tavis Smiley criticize President Barack Obama for being to the right of even President Richard Nixon. Continue reading

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Wearechange.org interview of Glenn Greenwald on the next four years with President Obama. Greenwald predicts “it’s all going to get much worse”.

Glenn Greenwald predicts over the next four years that “it’s all going to get much worse”, with President Obama shifting politically more to the right while the Democratic base continues to support him. Continue reading

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Why you should not vote for Barack Obama for President, and why you need to vote for Rocky Anderson

Barack Obama promised to change the way things work in Washington, and after four years, nothing has changed: Corporate money controls President Obama and Congress. We need real change: vote for Rocky Anderson. Continue reading

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President Obama says that he cannot change Washington from the inside

After being elected in 2008 on “hope and change”, “change you can believe in”, and “change the way Washington works”, President Obama now says that he cannot change Washington from the inside? Then why should we re-elect him in 2012? Continue reading

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The video Linda McMahon, Connecticut Republican candidate for the US Senate, may not want you to see?

Linda McMahon is running for the US Senate in Connecticut. For twenty (20) years, she ran World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) with her husband, Vince McMahon. A few years ago, a documentary film examined the WWE’s celebration of violence against women. Her campaign doesn’t want Connecticut voters to see that film. Watch these excerpts from the film to see why.
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Cenk Uygur says President Obama will definitely cut the entitlements of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

On the Young Turks, Cenk Uygur quotes passages from Bob Woodward’s book, “The Price of Politics”, quoting statements made by President Obama proving that he intends to cut entitlements like social security, medicare, and medicaid. Continue reading

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The super rich have evaded taxes on as much as $32 trillion of assets hidden in secret tax havens

The super rich have evaded taxes on $32 trillion of assets hidden in secret tax havens offshore, according to James Henry, Chief Economist of McKensey & Company, author of the book, “The Price of Offshore Revisited”. Continue reading

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We Can’t Waste Another Election Voting for Million Dollar Candidates Who Serve the One Percent: Rocky Anderson for President 2012

We Can’t Waste Another Election Voting for Million Dollar Candidates Who Serve the One Percent: Rocky Anderson for President 2012. Let’s get over this fear. This fear based approach that we got to vote for the lesser of two evils. Let’s all join together and say we have the possibility in this country of actually changing the system so it’s not the corrupting influence of money that calls the shots anymore. Get behind something positive. Get behind real change. Get behind revolutionary change right now. What I’m talking about is restoring the rule of law in this country; restoring the notion of equal justice; restoring our middle class; and getting the corrupting influence of money out of our government once and for all so that our government supports the public interest. Continue reading

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