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(Video) Why did police pepper spray peaceful UC Davis students?

If you haven’t seen this video, you should: And now, the story…

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#OccupyAmerica isn’t going away

And police and other authorities had better figure out a way to deal with it. My fellow members of the media (including myself) too…

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Wisconsin update: DCCC targets Duffy; Walker bill sparks retirement rush

As protesters prepare to descend on the capitol Saturday, the Wisconsin union battle continues to heat up.

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Miami group plans Wisconsin-style protest today

From the in-box, Florida New Majority, a coalition of pro-worker, pro-middle class groups, will hold a Wisconsin-style protest in Miami today at 4 p.m.

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‘Live ammo’ ex-deputy AG calls firing ‘ridiculous,’ a ‘slippery slope’

Jeff Cox talked plenty tough on his now-defunct website and on his twitter feed, where he styles himself as “JCCentCom” — “lawyer/writer/amateur classicist/military historian/runner/dancer/all-around weirdo;…” He’s also the son of an Indianapolis reporter, and up until today, he was a … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Rahm wins, heathcare reform ruled constitutional, Buju convicted, and Big Oil flees Libya

As if there was ever any doubt about who would be Chi-town’s next mayor … In the end, it wasn’t even close. Another big story that got lost in the news cycle Tuesday: a federal judge in D.C. ruled the … Continue reading

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In case you missed it: Fox News stage-manages ‘authentic’ protest

Courtesy of RawStory and Media Matters: Watch as a Fox News Channel producer (in the green) stage manages a crowd during the “9/12″ protests … Now, watch the moment as it aired: Hm…

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Beck’s latest: 1.7 million teabagged the Capitol

Talk about inflation! Comrade Glenn has upped the crazy ante, and now claims that 1.7 MILLION PEOPLE teabagged the Capitol over the weekend, inflating the actual number of attendees by 2,429%. Watch as Glenn cites as his authority on “body … Continue reading

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Tea partiers suffer mall crowd envy, resort to fake photo

You’ve almost got to feel sorry for the teabag-totin’ “patriots.” They expected upwards of 2 million people to answer Glenn Beck’s call to recapture the spirit of the day after 9/11 by hating the 9/11 families and ginning up racially-charged … Continue reading

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The teabaggers March on Washington

Well, it ain’t exactly August 28, 1963, but they’re trying, with the Glenn Beck 9/12 March on Washington! Meanwhile, the Hot Air blog tags the expectations game: A top House Dem leadership aide has emailed a memo to Dem aides … Continue reading

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