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Inside the GOP Clown Car

Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone
On the campaign trail in Iowa, Donald Trump's antics have forced the other candidates to get crazy or go home

'American Sniper' Is Almost Too Dumb to Criticize

Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone
It always looks bad when you criticize a soldier for doing what he's told. It's equally dangerous to be seduced by the pathos and drama of the individual soldier's experience, because most wars are about something much larger than that.

In the Doghouse (Book Review)

Michael Hirsch The Indypendent, Issue #196
The author reviews two books: One discusses the state of journalism today; the other examines how the dominant culture brutalizes the poor and lionizes the powerful.

Friday Nite Videos -- April 25, 2014

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'Toreador': A Random Act of Culture. What the 1% Don't Want You to Know. Guns: Not Our Words. Schizophrenia: What's in My Head? Matt Taibbi Explores Criminal Injustice With Bill Maher.

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Report Exposes Right-Wing Tag Team Plot Against Pensions

Isaiah J. Poole ourfuture.org
Conservative activists are manufacturing the perception of a public pension crisis in order to both slash modest retiree benefits and preserve expensive corporate subsidies and tax breaks.

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Matt Taibbi: Everything Is Rigged

Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone
The Illuminati were amateurs. The second huge financial scandal of the year reveals the real international conspiracy: There's no price the big banks can't fix.
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