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President Obama should fire John Brennan
President Obama says torture is not who we are. He should begin the slow process of proving that by firing John Brennan, his chief torture apologist.
Beware of that Empty Word “Reform”!
“Reform” has become an empty word into which different sides pour different meanings, while inequality is something everyone talks about, and nobody does anything about. Unlike the weather, inequaIity is something we can do something about, and our unfair tax system is one place to start by distinguishing tax fairness and tax “reform.”
Gas Prices Low – So Raise the Gas Tax Now
The Transportation bill that usually had broad bipartisan support is stalled in Congress. Our roads won’t be repaired; public transit won’t be funded; states will be starved for transportation funds; millions of jobs will be lost. All because Republicans in Congress are averse to increasing taxes to pay for anything at all, and too many Democrats are playing along.
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