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citizensfortaxjustice:

Why George W. Bush was the real winner of the fiscal cliff deal.

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thepoliticalnotebook:

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Photo: Aleppo, Syria. A rebel fighter mourns his dead and missing friends after a bombing. Ghaith Abdul-Ahad.

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OUT with Secrecy and IN with Sunshine

govtoversight:

Let’s start the New Year with changes to how the federal government thinks about transparency.

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I cannot wait to see what you accomplish next!

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barackobama:

In which President Obama geeks out a little bit about early voting.

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You. Must. Vote.

Hank Green gives beautiful reasons why everyone should vote. 

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"We pay a king’s ransom for these things and … they have no military value."

- a senior defense leader talking about the B-61 nuclear bombs we left in Europe to protect it against the Soviets. Well now those bombs are old, and it will cost $10 billion to refurbish them. Anyone think that’s a good idea? Read more at GOOD. (via govtoversight)

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