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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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Senate Republicans prevent passage of the Bring Jobs Home Act to end tax breaks for corporations for outsourcing jobs overseas!

On Viewpoint, Current TV, July 19, 2012, Eliot Spitzer interviews Senator Bernie Sanders on the endless filibustering by Senate Republicans of the Bring Jobs Home Act, a bill that would have ended the huge tax breaks for American and Multinational Corporations for outsourcing American jobs. Instead of permitting significant tax deductions for Corporations moving their machinery and operations overseas, or building new manufacturing facilities and offices in China, India, the Philippines, and other countries in Asia, the Act would have provided for huge tax incentives, including a 20% tax credit, to bring those plants, equipments, and businesses back to the United States. Continue reading

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Cenk Uygur attacks Maria Bartiromo and CNBC for protecting the fraudsters on Wall Street

On July 13, 2012, Maria Bartiromo on CNBC’s show, the Closing Bell, interviewed Eliot Spitzer, former Attorney General of New York, and accused him of having a personal vendetta against former CEO of AIG, Hank Greenberg. Cenk Uygur criticizes Maria Bartiromo on the Aggressive Progressive portion of his show, The Young Turks, for protecting the media establishment, Wall Street, and the fraudsters. Continue reading

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LIBOR Contractions: Diamond Cracks. Who is Watching the Watchdog? Eliot Spitzer on Viewpoint with Matt Taibbi and Dennis Kelleher, July 3, 2012 and July 16, 2012. Videos.

‘The mob learned from Wall Street’: Eliot Spitzer on the ‘cartel-style corruption’ behind Libor scam. July 3, 2012. Who is watching the watchdog? July 16, 2012. Viewpoint on Current TV. Guests Matt Taibbi and Dennis Kelleher. Continue reading

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Maria Bartiromo accuses Eliot Spitzer of having a personal vendetta against the former CEO of AIG, Hank Greenberg: isn’t this the very same Hank Greenberg who was fined $15 million?!?!

Maria Bartiromo defends Hank Greenberg to Eliot Spitzer, and accuses Eliot Spitzer of having a personal vendetta against Hank Greenberg. Of course, Maria, Hank Greenberg is guiltless and Eliot Spitzer merely had a vendetta against this Wall Streeter. Everyone on Wall Street is guiltless, too, Maria. And, of course, your attack of Eliot Spitzer is not motivated by any personal motive, like a well-paying job on a Wall Street “news” channel, is it, Maria?! Continue reading

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The scary humor of Mitt Romney: where the heck is a time machine when you need one?

Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, the Blind Trust, the Retroactive Retirement Time Machine would be hilarious if his fictionalizations did not remind you of the fairy tales of Kim Jong! Continue reading

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