Obama Scores at Correspondents Dinner

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-+*Julie Driscoll: If you missed the Correspondents Dinner 2013, here is a video along with a list of one liners delivered by President Obama — the president with great timing.

Corporate Media Loves Thatcher Because She Broke Unions

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-+*Randy Shaw: Wealthy media chieftains love Thatcher for eliminating working class jobs, cutting funding for free school milk programs, and dramatically increasing income inequality; they define such actions as strength rather than immorality.

Send Lauren to Netroots

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-+*Lauren Windsor: I am competing to win a scholarship to an important political media conference, Netroots Nation, and I need your help.

Teaparty.org: Stuck in 2008, Still Demented

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-+*Julie Driscoll: Although it’s not really necessary to “know the enemy” (since our enemies have already outed themselves as idiots and numbskulls hugging their guns and building underground bunkers), it’s on sites like teaparty.org where true radical right-wingers are born, bottle-fed, nurtured and set free to wreak havoc.

Digital Grab: Corporate Power Has Seized the Internet

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-+*Norman Solomon: The huge imbalance of digital power now afflicting the Internet is a crucial subset of what afflicts the entirety of economic relations and political power in the United States. We have a profound, far-reaching fight on our hands, at a crossroads leading toward democracy or corporate monopoly. The future of humanity is at stake..

Dancing With Horses

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-+*Georgianne Nienaber: Anyone who followed the last presidential election cycle will remember the hammering dressage took from liberal pundits who circled like jackals around the hapless Ann Romney and her Olympic contender, Rafalca.

What Sweat Equity Can’t Do

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-+*It’s a labor of love for us and we’re eager to keep at it. But sweat equity can’t cover everything. Sweat alone won’t pay for upgrades to our computer systems, which are on their last legs. That’s where we need your help.

Loving LA Progressive

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-+*Dick Price: And I absolutely love working with my wife and partner, spending endless hours with Sharon in our shared office figuring out what to publish and how to bring it to our readers’ attention. Help keep my love affair going.

5 Hot Stories the LA Progressive Missed

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-+*Sharon Kyle: Later this afternoon I’ll be meeting with Dick to discuss our options and to develop a plan of action but that’s after I go shopping for the shortest short shorts I can find.

The Week in Hypocrisy with George Stephanpoulos

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-+*JP Sotille: If Stephanopoulos really wants to be taken seriously as a “journalist,” he should seriously and directly take on CIA Director-to-be John Brennan on real issues, like the nuclear double-standard that punishes Iran for (supposedly) pursuing nukes, while Israel’s pseudo-secret nukes are never mentioned.