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GOP Deja Vu

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Knotty Republicans

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GOP Dumbo

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The Trap

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Obamacare

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Congressional Malpractice

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Health Care

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Defund Obamacare

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Between a Train and a Hard Place

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Pounding Obamacare

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Forget About ‘Elysium’

“Trailers for ‘Elysium’ were like catnip for the left-leaning viewer: a near future where the masses, stranded in crumbling cities, outfit Matt Damon with a robot suit and send him to fight the bourgeoisie, who have Galted off the planet to Space Station Elysium, taking their shrubbery, Spanish-style mansions and cancer cures with them,” Gavin Mueller writes at Jacobin.

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Republican Neighborhood Watch

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STOP Obamacare

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Obamacare Sabotage

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Do Nothing

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Obamacare

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Stopping Obama

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How to Wreck a Train

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Businesses Eluding Obamacare

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School Funding

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Deathmongers

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Train Wreck

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Obamacare Obsession

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Bursting His Balloon

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U.S. Ranks 27th in Health Care

Despite arguments that privatization makes the American health system the best, 26 other countries’ are better; it’s no coincidence there are more large earthquakes occurring as drilling has increased; meanwhile, artist Nickolay Lamm shows us what a real, healthy Barbie would look like with his latest work. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Recurring Nightmares? Wake Up and Take Action

The weekly news is like a recurring bad dream that is becoming an even worse nightmare. While the investor class cheers a rising stock market, the rest of us sink. The headline that jumped out at us this week came from Bloomberg News: “CEO Pay 1,795-to-1 Multiple of Wages Skirts U.S. Law.”

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A Tax Day Plan for Righting the Republic

If we had a government capable of honoring the collective desire for more jobs, smaller deficits, more education funding, reduced reliance on fossil fuels and Medicare and Social Security benefits preserved, our future could be guaranteed at tax time in no time.

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Mediacaid

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We’re #1

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Repeal Repeater

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Does Sanjay Gupta Fit the Bill at MedPage Today? (Video)

The medical news service has a reputation for getting facts about American health care right, but its newest contributor, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, does not.

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School ‘Reform’ the Walmart Way

The Walton family, better known as the Walmart heirs, have invested millions in trying to privatize Los Angeles public schools; perhaps the true culprit of the sequester is President Obama; meanwhile, the former pope’s resignation can be seen as a sound surrender rather than a cowardly abdication. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Death by Hospital Bill

Medical costs are at an all time high and Obamacare barely touches on the tip of the iceberg that is the U.S. health care problem; a mural by the infamous graffiti artist Banksy that had disappeared from a London shop under mysterious circumstances gets dramatically pulled from auction; meanwhile, an award-winning photograph by Paolo Pellegrin misrepresents its subject and setting, and plagiarizes its caption. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Holdout Soldiers

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Your Guide to the Sequestration Horrors

On March 1, the $85 billion collection of budget cuts known as the sequester could wipe out federal programs at such varied places as national parks, the Pentagon and the FBI. Hidden among those cuts are reductions in services that are crucial to Americans’ everyday lives—education, health care and jobs. The Guardian tells us what to expect.

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The Minimum Wage, Guns, Health Care and the Meaning of a Decent Society

Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 should be a no-brainer. Republicans say it will cause employers to shed jobs, but that’s baloney.

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GOP Catfishing the Public

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Are Single People Getting Financially Screwed?

According to Lisa Arnold and Christina Campbell, singles can pay as much as $1 million more over a lifetime than those who are married, simply because of their marital status.

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Fiscal Deal Wipes Out Obamacare Funding for Health Co-Ops

“The fiscal cliff deal, approved by Congress on New Year’s Day, eliminates most of the more than $1.4 billion in remaining funding from the federal health law for new nonprofit, customer-owned health plans designed to compete against the major for-profit insurers,” reports MedPage Today.

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47 Percent Part Two

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Why Is Mitt Romney Trying to Kill Me?

I’m critical of Obama’s presidency, but my medical emergency convinced me that for Obamacare alone we must re-elect him.

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Why Obama Deserves a Second Term

My family survived the Great Recession because of the policies of the Obama administration. I suspect we were not alone in benefiting from one or another of the various relief programs.

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Krugman: ‘Ugly Reality’ of the Romney-Ryan Health Care Plan

In his latest Op-Ed, the New York Times columnist rips the Republican presidential ticket for a health care plan that would deny potentially millions of Americans coverage in order to save money—all while proposing a trillion-dollar tax cut that would help the wealthiest Americans.

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VP Debate Wrap-Up, Romney Plagiarism Accusation, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including a Wisconsin Republican who says “some girls rape easy,” why Todd Akin should never be allowed to weigh in on scientific matters again and two congressional candidates nearly come to blows at a debate.

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Romney on ‘60 Minutes’: Uninsured Can Go to ER

On CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday night, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney revealed his new plan for the millions of Americans who don’t have any health care coverage. It differs dramatically from the one he supported when he was governor of Massachusetts.

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