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Gays Are 'Belligerent Bullies' Who Represent A 'Tiny Little Minority' Of The U.S., According To This Pundit

Gays Are 'Belligerent Bullies' Who Represent A 'Tiny Little Minority' Of The U.S., According To This Pundit | Common Ground for Illinois | Scoop.it
The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer sounded off on a new report by the U.S.
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Timothy Geithner: the Vox conversation

Timothy Geithner: the Vox conversation | Common Ground for Illinois | Scoop.it

On Monday, Timothy Geithner’s memoir Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, hit stores. Geithner, the former Secretary of the Treasury, writes — often in intensely personal terms — about the financial crisis, the dysfunctions of Washington, the toll his job took on his family, and that time in college he called Dinesh D’Souza a dick. He sat down with Ezra Klein for a wide-ranging discussion on the book.

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Something Really Insane Just Happened In Congress, And You Probably Haven't Heard A Word About It

Something Really Insane Just Happened In Congress, And You Probably Haven't Heard A Word About It | Common Ground for Illinois | Scoop.it
What do Democratic and Republican congresscritters have in common? They just voted for this horrible, awful bill. (Sign on to 'The American Anti-Corruption Act' at represent.us “@JoshLBarnett: America...this is how it works.
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This Campaign Finance Reform Bill Would Only Make Things Worse

This Campaign Finance Reform Bill Would Only Make Things Worse | Common Ground for Illinois | Scoop.it
Forcing candidates to file frequent reports has actually made the problem worse.
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The single most important fact about American politics

The single most important fact about American politics | Common Ground for Illinois | Scoop.it
There's something different about the people running the country.

 

Perhaps the single most important fact about American politics is this: the people who participate are more ideological and more partisan, as well as angrier and more fearful, than those who don't.

"THESE DIVISIONS ARE GREATEST AMONG THOSE WHO ARE THE MOST ENGAGED AND ACTIVE IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS"

 

The finding emerges from Pew's massive survey of 10,000 Americans, which concluded that "Republicans and Democrats are more divided along ideological lines — and partisan antipathy is deeper and more extensive — than at any point in the last two decades."

But everyone already knew that. Here's the real kicker: "these divisions are greatest among those who are the most engaged and active in the political process...."

 

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