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The Advocate
Grover Norquist’s influence stretches far beyond JindalIs Grover Norquist the Darth Vader of conservative politics, with sinister powe
Grover Norquist’s influence stretches far beyond Jindal
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Is Grover Norquist the Darth Vader of conservative politics, with sinister powers beyond those of ordinary mortals? Or is he just another ideological tribune, the personalized right-wing equivalent of labor unions and other prominent leftist advocacy... Read more
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The Advocate
Norquist’s ghost, a fee that nobody seesWith eyebrows arched and her mouth formed in an O, Elaine Harmon was the pictur
Norquist’s ghost, a fee that nobody sees
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
With eyebrows arched and her mouth formed in an O, Elaine Harmon was the picture of incredulity. The New Orleans mother had just dropped off Kaleb, her son, at West Laville Hall for his first semester in college. She had just been asked how she... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump, Sadly, Will Bomb, But Even If He Doesn't....I'm rooting for Trump. I'm hoping he'll continue leading in the Republican prim
Trump, Sadly, Will Bomb, But Even If He Doesn't....
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
I'm rooting for Trump. I'm hoping he'll continue leading in the Republican primary polls and eventually win the primaries. It's possible. There are a lot of haters on the right and he has enough of his own money to sustain a tough fight. But it's... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump, Sadly, Will Bomb, But Even If He Doesn't....I'm rooting for Trump. I'm hoping he'll continue leading in the Republican prim
Trump, Sadly, Will Bomb, But Even If He Doesn't....
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
I'm rooting for Trump. I'm hoping he'll continue leading in the Republican primary polls and eventually win the primaries. It's possible. There are a lot of haters on the right and he has enough of his own money to sustain a tough fight. But it's... Read more
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Salon.com
It didn’t start with Limbaugh and Trump: The deep roots of the GOP’s war on womenDonald Trump reduces the dog whistles of Movement Conservatism into cartoons th
It didn’t start with Limbaugh and Trump: The deep roots of the GOP’s war on women
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
Donald Trump reduces the dog whistles of Movement Conservatism into cartoons that expose them for what they really are. Movement leaders profess to be shocked by his crude attacks on Megyn Kelly, but he has simply ripped the gentility off sentiments... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Republican Plans to Replace Obamacare Have Been Tried, and They FailedScott Walker wants to build on failure.Photo: Jim Cole/AP Before Obamacare, th
The Republican Plans to Replace Obamacare Have Been Tried, and They Failed
New York Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Scott Walker wants to build on failure.Photo: Jim Cole/AP Before Obamacare, the individual insurance market for people who could not get health care through their job was a nightmare. The only way for insurers to make money was to avoid getting... Read more
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New York Magazine
Scott Walker, Marco Rubio Propose ‘Plans’ to Replace ObamacareThis is most of Scott Walker's actual plan, right here on the screen.Photo: Jim
Scott Walker, Marco Rubio Propose ‘Plans’ to Replace Obamacare
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
This is most of Scott Walker's actual plan, right here on the screen.Photo: Jim Mone/AP/Corbis Today, Scott Walker and Marco Rubio have published plans — really, not so much plans as skeletal descriptions of planlike concepts — to replace Obamacare.... Read more
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Washington Post
Republican presidential candidates’ reckless anti-tax crusadeGrover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, in 2013. (Alex Wong/GET
Republican presidential candidates’ reckless anti-tax crusade
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, in 2013. (Alex Wong/GETTY IMAGES) Why do we say make-believe? Here are some facts for the truth-tellers. Federal spending averaged 20.1 percent of gross domestic product from 1965 to 2014. With... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie hopes tax vow provides a lift; uses pledge he once spurned to take a swing at Jeb BushThree years ago, Governor Christie dismissed the idea of signing a pledge that
Christie hopes tax vow provides a lift; uses pledge he once spurned to take a swing at Jeb Bush
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, Governor Christie dismissed the idea of signing a pledge that he would never raise taxes. He insisted that his own record of vetoing income and corporate tax hikes spoke for itself. “I made a pledge to the people of the state not... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie signs anti-tax pledgeGovernor Christie, in what has become a rite of passage for many Republican can
Christie signs anti-tax pledge
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
Governor Christie, in what has become a rite of passage for many Republican candidates, has pledged never to sign tax increases into law if elected president. Americans for Tax Reform, a conservative group led by activist Grover Norquist, announced... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie signs anti-tax pledge, group saysGovernor Christie, in what has become a rite of passage for many Republican can
Christie signs anti-tax pledge, group says
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
Governor Christie, in what has become a rite of passage for many Republican candidates, has pledged never to sign tax increases into law if elected president. Americans for Tax Reform, a conservative group led by activist Grover Norquist, announced... Read more
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17d
FOX News
Holy meltdown, Hillary!Buzz Cut: • • Trump waffles on Planned Parenthood • Walker = Coolidge? • C
Holy meltdown, Hillary!
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
Buzz Cut: • • Trump waffles on Planned Parenthood • Walker = Coolidge? • Christie signs taxpayer pledge • They do wear masks… HOLY MELTDOWN, HILLARY! Given the breadth of her experience, you would think that Hillary... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chris Christie signs Grover Norquist’s no-tax pledgeNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed Americans for Tax Reform’s Taxpayer P
Chris Christie signs Grover Norquist’s no-tax pledge
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed Americans for Tax Reform’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge vowing to “oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes,” the group said Wednesday. “Governor Chris Christie has vetoed more tax hikes than any... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Clinton's Education Plan Financed By Tax Hikeby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington12 August 2015 Democratic Party presi
Clinton's Education Plan Financed By Tax Hike
Tax-News.com / Posted 18 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington12 August 2015 Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has provided details of a plan to make college education more affordable in the United... Read more
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The News & Observer
The problems with TABOR | News & Observer Senate is considering Taxpayer Bill of Rights rejected by 3
The problems with TABOR
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
| News & Observer Senate is considering Taxpayer Bill of Rights rejected by 30 other states Bill would lock in recession-era education cuts Only Colorado has tried TABOR, with bad results It was only a matter of time... Read more
18d
Guardian Unlimited
College affordability in 2016: debt-free v tuition-free, explained (and more)What’s this I hear about debt-free college? Hillary Clinton spoke in front of a
College affordability in 2016: debt-free v tuition-free, explained (and more)
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
What’s this I hear about debt-free college? Hillary Clinton spoke in front of a crowd of about 600 people on Monday in Exeter, New Hampshire, and announced her plan to make college more affordable. Wait a minute. Affordable ... or free? Well, that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary pitches $350 BILLION program to zap college loan debtHillary Clinton pitches $350 BILLION program to fight college loan debt but Rep
Hillary pitches $350 BILLION program to zap college loan debt
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Hillary Clinton pitches $350 BILLION program to fight college loan debt but Republicans blast it as massive tax hike while her left flank says it's too weak $35 billion per year would flow mostly to states in exchange for paring back tuition at... Read more
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FOX News
Clinton touts $350B college affordability plan, faces stiff oppositionAug 10, 2015: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announces her c
Clinton touts $350B college affordability plan, faces stiff opposition
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
Aug 10, 2015: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announces her college affordability plan at Exeter High School, N.H. (AP) Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton announced a $350 billion plan Monday to make college more... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
The GOP is about to become the Party of TrumpWhen Donald Trump takes center stage at Thursday's Fox News debate in Cleveland
The GOP is about to become the Party of Trump
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 24 days ago
When Donald Trump takes center stage at Thursday's Fox News debate in Cleveland, it will be a critical moment for the Republican Party. Until recently, Americans mentally categorized Trump as a celebrity entertainer and interpreted his madcap antics... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Clinton: Nation's companies need to boost wagesHillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that businesses need to "break free from the
Clinton: Nation's companies need to boost wages
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 25 days ago
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that businesses need to "break free from the tyranny" of focusing too closely on quarterly earnings reports and take a longer view of the economy to boost wages. The Democratic presidential frontrunner said she... Read more
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The News & Observer
Legislators tinkering under state’s economic hood | News & Observer August 1, 2015 Questions abound: Are legislative mechani
Legislators tinkering under state’s economic hood
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer August 1, 2015 Questions abound: Are legislative mechanics fixing N.C.’s economy? Some fear conservatism, purism will cost... Read more

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