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Environmentalists Activate Nationwide Protest Plan To Greet Keystone Report

View this image › Yuri Gripas / Reuters / Reuters WASHINGTON — Environmental activists are preparing a massive new anti-Keystone protest movement in the wake of a State Department environmental impact study on the pipeline project released Friday that the environmentalists argue is flawed. At a press conference Friday, a coalition of environmental and progressive…

The First Time Obama Was Elected President

View this image › Ebony Magazine 1990 Barack Obama’s election as President of the Harvard Law Review was a historic event for African Americans. A proud moment for people of color, the election garnered a ton of coverage from the back media. The following excerpts come from three publications Jet, Ebony, and Crisis Magazine, showing…

MoveOn Comes Out Against Barron

View this image › Barron, then the Freedom Party candidate for governor, in 2010. Pool / Getty Images The online liberal powerhouse MoveOn has come out against Charles Barron, a controversial New York City Council member whose candidacy has also drawn fire from everyone from Jewish groups to senior Washington Democrats. The move by MoveOn…

Community Post: 14 Mitt Romney Jokes That Are Actually Pretty Funny

1. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=l3cvAjIdEy0. At a campaign stop in New Hampshire, Romney pretended that an unsuspecting waitress had grabbed his butt. Later clarified that he was “just teasing.” 2. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Lb5vk-uHVqg. Romney was glitter-bombed at a rally in Minnesota in February, but reacted to his heckler like a true comedian: addressing him…

Chris Christie To Minority-Heavy Town Hall: “It’s Harder To Hate Up Close”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=BumQSPzr2K8. At a town hall appearance Tuesday in Paterson, N.J., Gov. Chris Christie made a candid reelection pitch to a crowd of 700 constituents who all but certainly did not vote for the Republican four years ago during his first gubernatorial race. In 2009, then-incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine received 85 percent of…