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TimKarr
#NetNeutrality activists projected messages on the facade of the @FCC last night. This one was disturbingly spot on: pic.twitter.com/WnZa0U79zj

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Crowetoons
Roy Moore's horse Sassy breaks her silence pic.twitter.com/tRWqp3fyLn

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JoelGHodgson
I thought there was something a little "off" about that Moore guy.

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aimeeallison
Thank you, Black Alabama twitter.com/AP/status/9407…

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RoseAnnDeMoro
Shanell and fellow Green Party members have been very active in the campaign for #SB562. They've repeatedly calle… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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SFGreenParty
It should be easy enough to vote that even the Trumps can do it. twitter.com/JuddLegum/stat…

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DrJillStein
Internet creators slam #FCC plan to kill #NetNeutrality as "an imminent threat to the internet we worked so hard to… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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murphstahoe
I really want to see Chris Daly pop up and say "Appoint me, I promise not to run in 2019"

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superdaly
The City I love has been dying for years. Today, San Francisco grieves a Mayor. Tomorrow needs to be about the stru… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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"Cat Food" part of Obama Budget

Social Security after ObamaWhile the liberal press obsesses over President Obama's recent gaffe regarding Kamala Harris, there has been little coverage of his proposed 2013 budget.

 

Obama is now openly promoting cuts to Social Security in the form of "chained CPI" -- a measure of inflation that assumes that if real food becomes too expensive, the poor will simply survive on something cheaper, such as cat food.  Although this has been dismissed by many in the press as a mere "tweak," the real consequence will be a cut to Social Security benefits of between 5 and 10%, depending on the age of the recipeient.

 

Obama's proposed budget also includes deep cuts to Medicare (beyond even those proposed by Tea Party Republican Paul Ryan), as well as tax increases on the middle class.

 

Obama's statement mourning the late Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan is yet another indication of how far the spectrum of mainstream US politics has moved in just a few years.