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Sept. 13, 2012

What is QE3: Quantitative Easing Explained in Simple Terms

The expression "QE2" became a "ubiquitous nickname" in 2010, usually used to refer to a second round of quantitative easing by central banks in the United States.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Terry Jones and Nakoula Basseley Nakoula Outrageously Blamed for US Embassy Attacks in Egypt and Libya

Radical Muslims stormed two American embassies on Tuesday, killing four including a U.S. ambassador, after they saw a movie. So why are some Americans blaming the film promoter and filmmaker?
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Sept. 13, 2012

5 Worst Freedom of Speech Violations on US College Campuses

A list of the top ten violations of free speech on campus, continued.
Sept. 13, 2012

The Daily Show Video Effect: Jon Stewart and His Enormous Influence Over the Millennial Vote

Jon Stewart of 'The Daily Show' fame is America's most popular pundit, but to what end?
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Sept. 13, 2012

Christopher Stevens Photos: Graphic Images Show US Libya Ambassador After Rocket Attack on Consulate

Photos from Tuesday's attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya by Islamic radicals show Libyans attempting to assist slain American ambassador, Christopher Stevens.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: 3 Reasons Why Obama Is Surging Ahead in Polling

As the election nears, Obama is rising in the polls thanks in part to his enthusiastic supporters
Sept. 13, 2012

iPhone 5 Preorder Release: Where to Buy, Price, And Key Details

Apple has taken the veil of the oft rumored iPhone 5, with a 4 inch screen, A6 processor and LTE support.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: Romney Campaign Heading Toward a November Loss

The Romney campaign is taking blows, and according to polls and pundits, they're heading toward a disappointing November
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Sept. 13, 2012

Nakoula Nakoula is Sam Bacile: Classic Hollywood Movie Scam Sets Off Waves of Middle East Protests

The amateurish, horrifically offensive anti-Islamic "Innocence of Muslims" film may have been a tool of its shadowy creator meant to take money from gullible neophyte film investors, not lives.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: Bin Laden is Dead, GM is Alive and Obama Will Win Michigan

Romney is the native son, but Obama's handling of the auto bailout and its implications for clean energy development place Michigan firmly in the President's hands.
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Sept. 13, 2012

If This Chicago Teacher Does Not Prove to You Why Rahm Emanuel is Wrong About the Union Strike, Then Nothing Will

A snapshot of teacher working conditions ... and then an "HD snapshot" about what Chicago kids go through.
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Sept. 13, 2012

QE3 Announcement: What is QE3, and Will the Fed and Bernanke Silver Bullet Work?

Not only is the Fed out of ammunition with which to fight high unemployment, it may have outlived its usefulness.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Elizabeth Warren vs Scott Brown: Why Warren Will Win

She predicted the collapse of the middle class, helped start the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and was a rock star at the DNC.
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Sept. 13, 2012

If Ron Paul is Corrupt, Then the Rest of Congress Must Be a Complete Disaster

A watchdog group calls Paul "corrupt" for discrepancies in travel expenses. But if the principled and consistent Paul is truly corrupt, what does that say about the rest of Congress?
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Sept. 13, 2012

How Romney Can Win: Voter ID Laws Passed in Pennsylvania, Ohio Could Swing Election 2012

In such a tight presidential race, forthcoming legal battles over photo ID laws and other voting restrictions could prove decisive.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Romney Ryan 2012: Pro-Growth Tax Reform and the "Romney Hood" Lie

The Romney Hood lie is a distraction from what will truly hurt the middle class under a second Obama term: Taxmageddon. The Romney-Ryan plan makes taxes fair, competitive and simple for everyone.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Prince Harry Life Threatened in Afghanistan: Why Royalty Should Not Go to War

Britain's third in line to the throne is currently an Apache pilot in Afghanistan and a Taliban kidnapping target. His deployment is PR friendly but is not cost-effective, or safe.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Muslim Brotherhood Must Condemn US Embassy Attack to Show It is Serious About Democracy

The embassy attacks in Libya and Egypt heighten a growing concern that the Arab Spring is being undermined by fundamentalist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Missing Chinese Vice President: Disappearance of VP Xi Jinping Fuels the Fire of Chinese Political Woes

Recent news reports saying that presumptive president to be and current Vice President Xi Jinping of China having “disappeared” add further complications to China's tense political engine.
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Sept. 13, 2012

So, Let Me Get This Straight: America Liberated Libya, And This is How They Repay Us?

While we may have thought American aid during the Arab Spring was enough to smooth out anti-American rage, attacks in Cairo and Libya show that this is not the case.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Fox News Shows Why It Cannot Be Trusted: Implies Obama Groveled to Libyan President After Ambassador Stevens Was Killed

Fox News once again just misleading and deceiving like it ain't no thing.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Why Egyptians Are Protesting: They Believe Obama Could Have Stopped Release of Anti Islam Video (Just Like Mubarak)

The reaction to the embassy attacks in Cairo and Libya has resulted in a lot of conversation about freedom of speech and religion, and the revelation that many people don't know what either mean.
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Sept. 13, 2012

US Embassy Breach in Cairo Sparks An Amusing Twitter War With the Muslim Brotherhood

Whoever runs the U.S. embassy in Cairo’s Twitter feed is snarky and not about to take any ... well you know.
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Sept. 13, 2012

QE3 Fed Announcement: Things to Consider Before a New Round of Quantitative Easing Happens

Many economists believe that the Fed needs to take decisive action in order to improve economic conditions.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Yemen Embassy Stormed: Why Obama is Proving He is Clueless When it Comes to the Middle East

If we are not going to fight this kind of enemy the right way, it is not worth doing at all, and we should come home from these nations entirely.
Sept. 13, 2012

Guys with Kids Series Premiere Review: Jimmy Fallon New NBC Show is Not For Guys or Kids

The series premiere of 'Guys with Kids' was a smattering of poop jokes and dads with baby slings ... but that does not a comedy make.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Taking A Field Trip Through the Bizarre Parallel Universe the GOP Lives In

The logic of Mitt Romney's America is completely warped.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Chris Stevens Death Should Prompt America to Beef Up Security at US Embassies

The protests that left the US ambassador to Libya dead will inevitably lead to questions about security/policy. Here are three thoughts that represent an inital reaction to the damage done.
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Sept. 13, 2012

US Consulate Attack: Libya, Egypt Attacks Were Likely Planned, Not Spontaneous

The attacks in Egypt and Libya are not about failed policy or religious grievances. This is about cowardice, hate, and politics.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Why Chicago Teachers Are Really Striking (Hint: It is Not About Money)

Teachers rightly fear job evaluations based largely on the scores their students make on standardized tests.
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Sept. 13, 2012

Chicago Teachers Union Strike: Teachers Are Fighting for the Future, Not Living in the Past

Right-wing ideologues are making harmful and illogical arguments as they attempt to demonize the striking teachers. Chicago teachers could also do more to reach outside of the labor movement.