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Ryan's 'Secret' Tape Is Even More Extreme Than Romney's | OurFuture.org

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Are Chinese Telecom Firms Really a Danger to National Security?

Are Chinese Telecom Firms Really a Danger to National Security? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

Perhaps a good reason to keep production in the country things are sold more often is that when the foriegn workerers you trained decide to be your competion and your country doesn't limit foreign ownership hardly at all. "You probably haven’t heard of Huawei, and if you have, you haven’t heard good things."

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Opinion: GOP's voter ID campaign aimed at suppressing constitutional rights - The Hill

Opinion: GOP's voter ID campaign aimed at suppressing constitutional rights - The Hill | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Opinion: GOP's voter ID campaign aimed at suppressing constitutional rightsThe HillThe GOP answer is a strategy of voter suppression by imposing voter identification laws and limiting early voting.
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Senators McCain and Whitehouse take on Citizens United

Senators McCain and Whitehouse take on Citizens United | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

by SEUNG MIN KIM, Politico

 

The bipartisan duo filed a friend-of-the-court brief Friday in a Montana Supreme Court case that upheld the state’s ban on independent expenditures by corporations. That case, American Tradition Partnership vs. Bullock, is now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued a stay of the decision in February.

 

In the 31-page brief, McCain (R-Ariz.) and Whitehouse (D-R.I.) defends Montana’s ban and calls on the Supreme Court to review Citizens United’s finding that vast independent expenditures don’t have a corrupting influence in campaigns.

 

“Evidence from the 2010 and 2012 electoral cycles has demonstrated that so-called independent expenditures create a strong potential for corruption and the perception thereof,” their brief reads. “The news confirms, daily, that existing campaign finance rules purporting to provide for ‘independence’ and ‘disclosure’ in fact provide neither.”

 

McCain and Whitehouse said in a joint statement that they were “deeply concerned” about the rise of unlimited and undisclosed spending in elections. [MORE]


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Rhett Rebold's comment, October 14, 2012 5:00 PM
This article is from May 18, 2012.
Margaret Reeve Panahi's comment, October 15, 2012 11:52 AM
Rhett, this was recently posted through a major newswire, so I put it up when I saw it. I believe that the information is still current.
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The Romney Men: 6 Filthy Rich Moguls Who Will Do Anything to Elect Mitt

The Romney Men: 6 Filthy Rich Moguls Who Will Do Anything to Elect Mitt | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
This is what plutocracy looks like....
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Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate?

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Today, the mental health profession has gone beyond behavioral technologies of control.
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Swiss Study Shows 147 Technocratic “Super Entities” Rule the ...

Swiss Study Shows 147 Technocratic “Super Entities” Rule the ... | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The Swiss Federal Institute (SFI) in Zurich released a study entitled “The Network of Global Corporate Control” that proves a small consortiums of corporations – mainly banks – run the world. A mere 147 corporations which ...
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GOP brand in trouble across New England - Seacoastonline.com

San Francisco ChronicleGOP brand in trouble across New EnglandSeacoastonline.comHalfway through October, it's possible to see an election season's trends, and in Maine — and New England as a whole — the Republican brand appears to be in trouble.
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More education is the trend for future jobs - Statesman Journal

More education is the trend for future jobs - Statesman Journal | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
WBIR-TVMore education is the trend for future jobsStatesman JournalFor the record, this is not a for-or-against argument about a college degree. It is an argument for how to boost your chances of getting hired in the next three to five years.
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Ryan and Romney's Small Businesses "Malarkey," Explained

Ryan and Romney's Small Businesses "Malarkey," Explained | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The GOP ticket continues to tax-scare mom-and-pops by lumping them in with megacorps and hedge-funders.
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Authenticity on social media a balancing act for politicians: experts - GlobalNews.ca

Authenticity on social media a balancing act for politicians: experts - GlobalNews.ca | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Authenticity on social media a balancing act for politicians: expertsGlobalNews.ca“The idea of having to put on a mask and be something for public consumption that's different from the person you are when you're at home with your buddies having a...
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GOP Turnout Effort Tests Obama Campaign's Prowess - RealClearPolitics

GOP Turnout Effort Tests Obama Campaign's Prowess - RealClearPolitics | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
RealClearPoliticsGOP Turnout Effort Tests Obama Campaign's ProwessRealClearPoliticsRepublicans are narrowing Democrats' organizational advantage in critical swing states, but the latter say they are on track to improve upon President Obama's 2008...
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Romney Revival May Be Lifting All GOP Boats - Town Hall

PoliticalFiber.comRomney Revival May Be Lifting All GOP BoatsTown HallIt may be temporary and fleeting, but for the moment, the amazing performance of Gov.
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Rights Report Describes Romney-Owned "Brutal Chinese Sweatshop" | OurFuture.org

The Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights has issued a report describing the company Mitt Romney invested in and described in the now-famous secret video – Global-Tech – as a "brutal Chinese sweatshop." more »...
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Softbank to buy 70% of Sprint for $20 bln

Softbank to buy 70% of Sprint for $20 bln | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

Some countries allow only a 49% ownership from a foreign owner and to enter the country they must sell a controlling share to a national person or company. So what do you think about this? "Corp. has reached a deal to buy 70% of U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20.1 billion in the largest ever foreign acquisition by a Japanese company."

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A post debate chuckle... or not!

A post debate chuckle... or not! | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

Via J'nene Solidarity Kay, John Cashon
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8 Facts That Prove Our Govt. Is Not Going Broke

8 Facts That Prove Our Govt. Is Not Going Broke | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The Republicans are out to shred our social safety net -- and they're using debt as their excuse.
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A Guide to Resisting Debt -- For Students and the Rest of Us

A Guide to Resisting Debt -- For Students and the Rest of Us | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
A new manual from the Strike Debt campaign offers comprehensive advice for those struggling with student loan, medical and other kinds of debt.
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Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power

Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States (1% of households control 35% of the wealth), and how to use these distributions as power indicators.
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Czechs Punish Premier's Party for Austerity Plan in Region Votes - Bloomberg

Czechs Punish Premier's Party for Austerity Plan in Region Votes - Bloomberg | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The NationCzechs Punish Premier's Party for Austerity Plan in Region VotesBloombergThe result weakens Necas's center-right government as it prepares for a battle in parliament to push through its austerity agenda.
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Campaign issues 2012: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney differ on education - MassLive.com

Campaign issues 2012: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney differ on education - MassLive.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
MassLive.comCampaign issues 2012: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney differ on educationMassLive.comEditor's note: This is the first in a six-part series by The Washington Post taking a look at the major issues in the presidential campaign.
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As Austerity and Riots Ravage Europe the EU Wins the 2012 Nobel Peace Price - PolicyMic

As Austerity and Riots Ravage Europe the EU Wins the 2012 Nobel Peace Price - PolicyMic | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
PolicyMicAs Austerity and Riots Ravage Europe the EU Wins the 2012 Nobel Peace PricePolicyMicShaken by the debt crisis in the Euro area, the continent has been plunged into a drastic austerity plan leading to social tensions and nationalism revivals.
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Inquirer Editorial: Obama will do a better job

Inquirer Editorial: Obama will do a better job | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Like a carnival barker cajoling a mark into spending the last bills in his wallet, the Republican Party is counting on Americans' not remembering that they've seen this trick before.
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The IMF and the GOP - New York Times (blog)

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New York Times (blog)The IMF and the GOPNew York Times (blog)Econowonks are still buzzing about the new IMF World Economic Outlook, which offered grim warnings about the world economy, and also argued forcefully if discreetly that a big reason for...
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My austerity policy would cap maximum incomes at $1 million - News Sentinel

My austerity policy would cap maximum incomes at $1 million - News Sentinel | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
My austerity policy would cap maximum incomes at $1 millionNews SentinelSince some are so dedicated to an austerity policy, I suggest we give them one that will actually work for all instead of just for the wealthy.
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