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St. Paul businesses failing in wake of Minn. gov’t. shutdown

By Gus Lubin Downtown St. Paul is suffering the Keynesian multiplier in reverse (via @obsoletedogma). Beyond the 22,000 public sector workers who are out of work during government shutdown, businesses that depend on government traffic have cut hours and laid off workers, according to the Star Tribune: Matt Kramer, president of the…

WATCH: Eyewitness footage of violence, protests in Libya

The violence and protests in Libya continue to rage on, leaving hundreds dead and wounded in the wake of what some are calling a genocide situation. Sunday, troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched a counter-offensive against rebel towns, using tanks, helicopters and heavy artillery to hold back protestors. Storyful’s Ed Rice has…

Anti-government extremist groups on rise in US: study

CHICAGO – Membership in anti-government extremist groups continues to explode in the United States amid frustration over the lagging economy and the “mainstreaming of conspiracy theories,” a study released Wednesday found. After nearly tripling in 2009 in the wake of the election of the nation’s first black president, anti-government ‘patriot’…

Clear Channel pulls Limbaugh’s ‘Straight Shooter’ billboard in Tucson

In the wake of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and 18 others, the Texas-based parent company of a Tuscon-area talk radio station has removed a billboard referring to a popular conservative talk show host as a “straight shooter.” The black billboard with white typewriter font surrounded by bullet…

Obama: Liberal critics should stop griping and ‘wake up’

President Barack Obama had some friendly advice on Monday for liberal Democrats who say he has not achieved everything on their wish lists — quit complaining. Making a whirlwind fund-raising tour of Philadelphia to rally support for his embattled Democrats before U.S. congressional elections in November, Obama offered a hint…

US eyes plan for unilateral military strike on Pakistan

US military planners are looking at options for a unilateral strike in Pakistan, for use if a successful attack on US soil is traced to Pakistani tribal areas, The Washington Post reported late Friday. US retaliation would be contemplated only under extreme circumstances, unnamed senior military officials told the Post.…

Beck: Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’ is ‘anti-American,’ ‘propaganda’

A song that’s been played over speakers at hundreds of campaign rallies, vibrated in the space between drinks at everyone’s favorite bar and set millions of heads nodding from radio stations coast to coast — a piece of music that is literally stitched into the fabric of American blue-collar culture,…

NC: Call2Action fundie chairs Wake County School Board, steering schools toward resegregation

While Durham and Chapel Hill are deep Blue, Raleigh, located in the very large county of Wake it is saddled by being in a county with 10 other, more conservative towns that hold it back. One recent election resulted in a huge change in philosophy about diversity in the public…

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