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Alan Grayson on Bin Laden

Written By: - Date published: 12:56 pm, May 4th, 2011 - 6 comments

Alan Grayson lost his congress seat in the last election after a concerted attack from the right.

His open letter on the death of Bin Laden shows why the US needs him back next time around.

Rules are for you, not for big money

Written By: - Date published: 6:51 pm, October 14th, 2010 - 15 comments

In the US banks that turned mortgages into “complex financial instruments” that were so complex nobody knows who owns what are foreclosing on homeowners.

That’s despite the banks having failed to prove they have a right to. And the justice system is backing the big money. It’s gangster capitalism at its finest.

Congressman Alan Grayson explains…

A fighting Left

Written By: - Date published: 10:58 am, October 2nd, 2009 - 32 comments

This live performance on CNN by Congressman Alan Grayson gives me some hope for the American Left. Unlike nearly every other Democrat I have ever seen Grayson doesn’t back down and when the Republicans try to attack him for lowering the standard of debate (ironic considering their “death panel” smears) he just slaps them right […]

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