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The Bush Family And Other Oil Industry Giants Go To War With A Texas Town Over Fracking

The Bush Family And Other Oil Industry Giants Go To War With A Texas Town Over Fracking

On November 4, voters in the north Texas town of Denton passed a ban on fracking. Located in the heart of the Barnett shale formation, the city of 123,000 is, according to Earthworks energy program director Bruce Baizel, “where hydraulic fracturing was invented.” Residents of the city voted in favor of the ban by more […]

Kaiser’s Profits Soaring – Good News For The Affordable Care Act?

Kaiser Permanente, the behemoth non-profit health care system based in Oakland, CA, has realized a huge jump in profits during the first three quarters of 2014. For the year so far, there has been a 41 percent rise to $3.1 billion, with Q3 showing a 57 percent rise of  $1 billion. The bonanza is due, […]

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New Republican Legislator Convicted Of Child Abuse

The Montana State legislature has a new member: Gilbert Bruce Meyers (R-Box Elder). Not only is Meyers one of the new crop of Republicans who attained office in the wave that took place this past Election Day, he is also a convicted child abuser. He unseated Rep. Clarena Brockie (D-Harlem), who has served District 32 for the […]

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The Midterm Election Nightmare Scenario

You wake up on November 5 to find out that Republicans have gained control of the Senate. The midterm election is over and everything you care about, everything you believe in is now at risk. Those mysterious dark money super PACS are going to have their way with this country and there is nothing you […]

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Obama Launches Solar Energy Job Program For 50,000 Veterans

On Thursday, President Obama performed a two-pronged end run around Republican obstruction to addressing climate change and jobs for veterans. A six-year program will launch this fall to train veterans in the growing solar panel installation industry. The program is due to be enacted at American military bases and will provide training for at least 50,000 […]

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