Apr 26, 2011

Fwd: Tea Party's Fraud Historian | Texas GOP Fights Catastrophic Fires with Prayer | Conspiracy Theory Believers


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TODAY'S TOP STORIES APRIL 26TH, 2011
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Meet the Religious Right Charlatan Who Teaches Tea Party America The Totally Pretend History They Want to Hear

David Barton is a Republican Party activist and a fast-talking, self-promoting, self-taught, self-proclaimed historian who is miseducating millions of Americans about U.S. history.READ MORE

/ People For the American Way Foundation

We Have to Fight the Plutocrats to Build an Economy that Works

Americans have an opportunity to go on the offensive to transform the economy and politics of our country and create shared prosperity for all. READ MORE

Stephen Lerner / In These Times

Texas GOP Fights Catastrophic Wildfires With Prayer and Global Warming Denial

Praying for rain will be little help while Texas politicians work to deny global warming and prevent the changes that might actually deal with their troubles. READ MORE

Bill McKibben / AlterNet


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7 Shocking Gitmo Revelations from WikiLeaks

The incoherence behind Gitmo is finally coming to light. READ MORE

By Kase Wickman / Raw Story

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The GOP's 2012 Campaign Plan: Disqualify Eligible Voters

A tide of new stricter state voter ID laws proposed by Republicans targets presumed Democratic voters. READ MORE

By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet

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5 Fun Facts About the Fight Over the Debt Ceiling

That lawmakers who receive a paycheck to govern this country are threatening to bring about economic catastrophe shows that our discourse is approaching Peak Crazy. READ MORE

By Joshua Holland / AlterNet

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One Surprising Reason People May Believe Bizarre Conspiracy Theories

People who see dark conspiracies everywhere are offering some interesting information — about themselves. READ MORE

By Tom Jacobs / Miller-McCune Magazine

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Why Get Married? More and More Couples Choose to Have Kids Out of Wedlock

In America, once you have kids, not being married still isn't the norm -- but is that finally changing? READ MORE

By Ellen Friedrichs / AlterNet

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The Authoritarian Agenda Behind Attacks on Contraception

As the right's crusade against abortion becomes a war on contraception, its viciously misogynistic agenda becomes ever more clear. READ MORE

By Amanda Marcotte / RH Reality Check



It's Not Just Medicare: GOP Wants to Privatize Food Stamps, Too
By Steve Benen | Washington Monthly

Forgetting America Is at War, Romney Accuses Obama of 'Peacetime Spending Binge'
By Travis Waldron | Think Progress

Why the Government Could Make it Nearly Impossible for You to Get a Passport
By Digby | Hullabaloo

Transgender Woman Beaten in McDonald's as Employee Videotapes Attack
By Tara Lohan | AlterNet

Reid Wants to Put the Screws to GOP Over Ryan Budget--And He Should
By David Nir | Daily Kos

Moving Update on Congresswoman Giffords' Condition
By Sarah Seltzer | AlterNet

John Boehner's $5 Million Attorney Drops DOMA Defense
By Ian Millhiser | Think Progress

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