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It's time to push back against the right wing forces trying to take away the rights of Americans to vote and turn it around, empowering more and more Americans to make their voices heard in the voting booth.
The Rush Limbaugh Boycott.....success far beyond our hopes. As of Friday March 9, at least 61 sponsors had pulled their support from Rush Limbaugh's daily rant and rave. On Thursday, Limbaugh's program was practically devoid of paid advertisements. 86 spots aired....
The Best Apology from Limbaugh would be for Limbaugh to Leave the Air... His absence is the only "I'm sorry" that will do. IT IS TIME TO PUSH THIS CREATURE FROM THE AIRWAVES. WE NEED TO CALL, WRITE, CALL, COMPLAIN, BOYCOTT AOL Computer...
We have a unique opportunity to have the Obama Administration review and consider proposals and agendas that the people here at The Planet want our President to act on so let's take advantage of this great opportunity ASAP!
An article appeared today on OpenSecrets Blog concerning ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) and the corporations who support their efforts, some 23 of the world's largest. ALEC, for those who are not familiar, is made up of many corporate...
The first American Dream conference will take place October 3 - 5, 2011 in Washington, D.C.  I am posting a number of emails that I have received and will update this thread as more information becomes available. Please note: I...
Take action to support MN Gov. Mark Dayton in this tense government shutdown, as he fights to fill a $5 billion budget gap by making the wealthy pay their fair share instead of allowing Republicans to squeeze it all out of the middle class once again.
Please join the discussion in exploring the best way(s) to help those in Japan.
BudgetPOV is a series of articles intended to help people living with economic uncertainty to live frugally. This first article in the series is concerned with the most important facet of living frugally: a person’s attitudes about having to live this way.
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