06 Nov 2010

Saturday Art: Where Are the Art Museums in Your State?

What are the biggest and best-known art museums in your state, and what are the hidden gems the rest of us should know about?

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05 Nov 2010

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining: Could Olbermann Break Away from MSNBC?

But what if there was a silver lining in all of this messiness? What if there was an opportunity for Olbermann to leave MSNBC and go some place else which was less restrictive?

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04 Nov 2010

George Takei Rocks the Word ‘Douchebag’ Calling out AR Homophobe

Our beloved George “Sulu” Takei of Star Trek fame does a two-for-one video in which he takes down nasty homophobe and former Arkansas school board member Clint McCance, while assuring LGBT youngsters that it does get better.

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02 Nov 2010

Protect Your Vote Today – Know What to Do About Voter Intimidation, Suppression

Be on your toes, be conscious of the kinds of propaganda being used against you as you exercise your right to vote today. And don’t hesitate to ask for help if you feel intimidated or discouraged from voting while voting; you can reach Election Protection by phone at 1-866-Our-Vote (1-866-687-8683) — program this number into your cell phone before you leave for the polls.

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02 Nov 2010

Protect Your Vote Today — Know What to Do about Voter Intimidation, Suppression

Be on your toes, be conscious of the kinds of propaganda being used against you as you exercise your right to vote today. And don’t hesitate to ask for help if you feel intimidated or discouraged from voting while voting; you can reach Election Protection by phone at 1-866-Our-Vote (1-866-687-8683) — program this number into your cell phone before you leave for the polls.

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30 Oct 2010

What Obama is Missing

The real issue isn’t whether President Obama changed some provisions and didn’t change others; it’s whether he changed the system or not. That’s the change we were looking for. If he fought tooth and nail for complete public financing of elections in the next two years, even if he didn’t win, we would all back him 100%. We don’t need 100% success, but we do need you to at least head in the right direction. And we need you to understand what we meant by change.

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29 Oct 2010

The Fixer: Lanny Davis Represents Union Busters, Dictators, and Now For-Profit Schools

The most heated policy battle over higher education today concerns the Department of Education’s effort to create rules that protect students and taxpayers from well-documented abuses and shortcomings by for-profit schools. To help lead an army of lobbyists and consultants working to block these rules, key members of the for-profit industry have selected as their general Lanny Davis, who served as a White House lawyer for President Bill Clinton.

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29 Oct 2010

GOP Tea Party Groups Using Joke Lawsuit to Suppress Poor, Youth Vote in MN

Jeff Rosenberg reports that the teabagger wing of the Minnesota Republican Party is attacking efforts by state and local officials to keep them from practicing typical Republican voter-intimidation tricks.

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29 Oct 2010

Gallup Finds Nearly Half of America Supports Marijuana Legalization

Americans’ support for marijuana legalization is the highest it has ever been, according to the latest Gallup poll. Currently 46 percent of Americans believe the use of marijuana should be legal, while 50 percent think it should stay illegal. The American people are now roughly evenly split on the question. The issue of marijuana legalization has gone from a once fringe position to something solidly mainstream. Most importantly, the trend line shows accelerating movement in the direction of greater acceptance for legalization.

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29 Oct 2010

AK Sen: Miller Falls Behind Murkowski, McAdams in Polls; Race Could Go Anywhere

The Scott McAdams campaign decided Wednesday evening to initially feed the results of the Hays Research poll, the first to show Joe Miller in dead last place, to the blogosphere. Influential Alaska media outlets have openly declared for Lisa Murkowski, and the campaign felt it would be better to give initial spin to new media than to outlets who might spin the poll results adversely to McAdams’ campaign, which gained new wind in its sails Thursday as a result of the fresh breeze.

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