Articles by Daniel L. Brady

Walmart quietly lays off thousands of workers after bonus announcement

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Thursday morning, Walmart had a flashy announcement: Thanks to corporate tax cuts, it was giving its employees bonuses of up to $1,000. Walmart and President Trump pointed to the announcement as proof that the corporate tax…

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President Trump has made more than 2,000 false or misleading claims over 355 days

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President Trump has broken 2,000. With just 10 days before he finishes his first year as president, Trump has made 2,001 false or misleading claims in 355 days, according to our database that analyzes, categorizes…

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Bernie Sanders spent just $16 on New Year’s Eve dinner

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While Donald Trump spent New Year’s Eve at an opulent Mar-a-Lago bash — with guests paying hundreds of dollars to attend — former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a decidedly more low-key, and low-cost, end to 2017. We hear…

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BREAKING: Court Order Confirms DNC Fraud Lawsuit Appeal Will Proceed

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Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the DNC Fraud Lawsuit received good news from the 11th Circuit Court of Federal Appeals earlier today. The Becks stated via social media that “After posing two separate jurisdictional questions,…

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McConnell decries ‘obstruction’ on judicial nominees, irony weeps

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday afternoon about one of his favorite subjects: “obstruction in the judicial confirmation process.” At issue are the proceedings on the Senate floor about…

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Trump Booed By Thousands Of Football Fans As He Arrives At National Championship Game

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The president was not able to escape his unpopularity on Monday as tens of thousands of fans showered him with boos as he arrived at the national championship game in Atlanta. As Business Insider noted, “Fans…

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I’m a Depression historian. The GOP tax bill is straight out of 1929.

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“There are two ideas of government,” William Jennings Bryan declared in his 1896 “Cross of Gold” speech. “There are those who believe that if you will only legislate to make the well-to-do prosperous their prosperity…

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While Stock Market Soars, Homeless Veteran Freezes to Death in Parking Garage

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An Army veteran who was recently released by a VA hospital in Madison, Wisconsin was recently found dead of hypothermia in a parking garage. On New Years’ Eve, 57-year-old Vance Perry — who had been…

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Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors’ Prisons

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During the holiday season, many of us think about what we can do to help people struggling with poverty. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on the other hand, decided just before Christmas to rescind a guidance…

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Senate bill restoring net neutrality gains enough co-sponsors to guarantee a floor vote

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A proposed Senate bill that would restore net neutrality just received enough co-sponsors to receive a floor vote. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) became the 30th co-sponsor to announce her support for a bill, which would reverse…

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