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Should Obama Fire His CIA Chief for Misleading the Public About the Senate Spying Scandal?

Jul 31, 2014

RT @MonikaBauerlein: Either Brennan lied, notes @DavidCornDC, or he was misled by underlings. Neither scenario inspires confidence. motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

Either Brennan lied, notes @DavidCornDC, or he was misled by underlings. Neither scenario inspires confidence. motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

Should Obama fire his CIA chief for misleading the public about the Senate spying scandal? motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

"Obama will owe the public an explanation for why he retained an intelligence chief who misled the public" motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

Should Obama Fire His CIA Chief for Misleading the Public About the Senate Spying Scandal? motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

"Speaker Cruz" Tanks John Boehner's Border Security Bill

motherjones.com — The House GOP fell into chaos and bickering Thursday afternoon, when House Speaker John Boehner yanked a pair of bills from the floor at the last minute. The House was supposed to have an easy final day of work before members jetted home for their five-week summer recess. But Sen.
Jul 31, 2014

The @GOP debacle: time to sue but not act: RT @DavidCornDC: "Speaker Cruz" Tanks John Boehner's Border Security Bill motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Leaked Memo: Top Tea Party Group Says Mitch McConnell Only Opposed the Stimulus Because It Leaned on Him

motherjones.com — As he seeks another six years in office, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has touted his reputation as a true conservative and an unwavering opponent of President Barack Obama.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @MonikaBauerlein: "Mother Jones recently obtained a trove of emails, memos, financial records, and fundraising documents..." motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

"Mother Jones recently obtained a trove of emails, memos, financial records, and fundraising documents..." motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

FreedomWorks says it strong armed Mitch McConnell into opposing stimulus motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

RT @daveweigel: I’m jealous that @MotherJones gets all the good FreedomWorks leaks, but appreciate the irony. motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 31, 2014

I’m jealous that @MotherJones gets all the good FreedomWorks leaks, but appreciate the irony. motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

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California Projects Very Modest Obamacare Rate Hikes in 2015

motherjones.com — Good news from the Golden State! Defying an industry trend of double-digit rate hikes, California officials said the more than 1.2 million consumers in the state-run Obamacare insurance exchange can expect modest price increases of 4.2% on average next year. ...."We have changed the trend in healthcare costs," said Peter Lee, Covered California's executive director.
Aug 01, 2014

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Are There Two Different Versions of Environmentalism, One "White," One "Black"?

motherjones.com — Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster death, The rape and rot of graft, and stealth, and lies, We, the people, must redeem The land, the mines, the plants, the rivers The mountains and the endless plain - All, all the stretch of these great green states - And make America again!
Jul 31, 2014

"Too many believe black people are too occupied with being black to be occupied in green organizations.—@brentinmock motherjones.com/environment/20…

Jul 31, 2014

Are there two different versions of environmentalism, one ‘white,’ one ‘black’? motherjones.com/environment/20…

Feds Say Big Banks Are Still Too Big to Fail

motherjones.com — Six years after the financial crisis, the largest US banks are likely still too-big-to-fail, according to a study released Thursday afternoon by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). That means that these massive financial institutions are still so important to the wider financial system that they can expect the government to bail them out again if they are close to collapse.

Microsoft Loses Another Round in E-Mail Privacy Case

motherjones.com — The latest in the privacy wars: A federal court in New York ruled Thursday that Microsoft must comply with a U.S. search warrant to turn over a customer's e-mails held in a server overseas.

Watch: UN Agency Spokesman Breaks Down In Tears While Talking About Gaza School Bombing

motherjones.com — United Nations Relief Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness has been talking to media outlets around the world about the situation in Gaza, "advocating passionately," as he puts it, "for Palestine refugees to enjoy all their rights to the full, including the right to a just and durable solution."
Jul 31, 2014

RT @MotherJones: Watch: UN Agency Spokesman Breaks Down In Tears While Talking About Gaza School Bombing mojo.ly/1tvqU3c

Jul 30, 2014

RT @MotherJones: Watch: UN Agency Spokesman Breaks Down In Tears While Talking About Gaza School Bombing mojo.ly/1tvqU3c

Jul 30, 2014

RT @MotherJones: Watch: UN Agency Spokesman Breaks Down In Tears While Talking About Gaza School Bombing mojo.ly/1tvqU3c