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GOPers Talk Secession | Petraeus Has Self to Blame

NEWS UPDATE - November 14, 2012

Five Reasons Why Petraeus (and Allen and the Shirtless Agent) Are the Ones to Blame

Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

Enough with the slut shaming. Let's take a look at who should really be held responsible. READ MORE»

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Drudge Goes All in With "Secession" Meme as the Republican War on the Constitution Escalates

Joshua Holland, AlterNet

There is no greater oxymoron in America's political discourse than the “Constitutional conservative.” READ MORE»

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Fox News Revives Pathetic Swiftboat Attacks on John Kerry

Hamed Aleaziz, Think Progress

With talk of Kerry being considered for a Cabinet post, the Republican info-network is partying like it's 2004. READ MORE»

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GOP in Arizona Attempts to Disenfranchise Latinos to Win Neck-and-Neck Race

By Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

The attempt is a last-gasp of racist, right-wing radicalism. READ MORE»

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Former Cop to Rachel Maddow: Legalizing Pot is a "Win-Win"

By Kristen Gwynne, AlterNet

It's not just hippies who want to legalize pot. READ MORE»

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Gaza Under Attack: Israeli Military Assassinates Hamas Leader in First Salvo of Bombing Campaign

By Alex Kane, AlterNet

Israel has killed a senior Hamas leader for the first time in almost four years. More Hamas members continue to be targeted, while reports come in of civilians in Gaza being killed and injured. READ MORE»

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Obama Starts "Fiscal Cliff" Negotiations With Pitch to Raise $1.6 Trillion in Taxes on Corporations and the Rich

By Editorial Staff, AlterNet

Fresh off a big win, Obama opens with an forceful stance. READ MORE»

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AlterNet Comics: Keith Knight on David Petraeus' Sex Scandal

By Editorial Staff, AlterNet

Check out Keith Knight's latest comic. READ MORE»

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