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Southern States fight back against Marriage Equality Rulings
In several states throughout the deep south, the issue of marriage equality is front and center as legislative and judicial branches stand up against federal court rulings.
The largest trade deal in history isn’t really about trade.
In 1840, President William Henry Harrison said in a speech that “All the measures of the government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer”. If President Harrison were alive today, he just may have been discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, better known as the TPP (if it’s known at all).
Scott Walker’s Freeloaders’ Freebie law
What’s with the industrial heartland of the old Northwest? Governors Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner are taking their stand as stalwart defenders of freeloaders, joining Michigan and Indiana as “Right to Work” states. Let’s review some history, which goes a long way to explain why the income of working people has stagnated over the past 40 years, while the 1% have prospered.
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