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“Radical” Ocasio-Cortez Teases 70% Tax On Super Wealthy; Compares Self To Lincoln, FDR

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested in a “60 Minutes” interview scheduled to air Sunday that the highest-earning Americans may need to pay an income tax rate as high as 60 to 70 percent to combat carbon emissions, reports Politico. Speaking with Anderson Cooper in a “60 Minutes” interview scheduled to air Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez said a dramatic increase in taxes could

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First Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib: “We’re Going to Impeach The Motherf**ker”

After being sworn in on a Koran, America’s first Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib attended a party where she declared to her supporters, “We’re going to go in and impeach the motherf**ker.” During a MoveOn.org party in Washington DC last night, the Michigan Democrat said, “When your son looks at you and says momma look you won, bullies don’t win, and

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The ‘Green New Deal’: A Radical Mandate for Government Control of American Society

Incoming New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brings with her a massive online following, influence she says she’ll deploy only in support of candidates and politicians who support her plan for a “Green New Deal.” “The Green New Deal” is something Ocasio-Cortez invokes frequently in media appearances and rallies. So what’s actually in it? Her office recently released the text of

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Elizabeth Warren makes big move toward 2020 presidential run

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates. “No matter what our differences, most of us want the same thing,” the 69-year-old Massachusetts Democrat said in a video

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Neuron Breakthrough a Boon for Huntington’s Disease Treatment

A hallmark of neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington’s is the progressive death of nerve cells in the brain. The cells don’t die quickly, though. They first start to disconnect from each other because their neurites—long finger-like extensions that make connections all through the brain—become smaller. Now, using animal models and nerve cells grown in the lab, researchers from the University of

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Strategist: I expect a ‘very rough’ 2019 that may see US stocks tank 20 percent

U.S. markets, which have already taken a beating this month, could fall as much as 20 percent next year, according to a trading strategist. Speaking with CNBC on Wednesday, Todd Horwitz, chief strategist at investment advisor Bubba Trading, predicted that next year is going to be “very rough.” For 2018, major indexes in America such as the Nasdaq and S&P

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Ocasio-Cortez botches biblical story of Jesus’ birth in attempt to defend refugees

Don’t let a few historical facts get in the way of trying to score a political point. Social Congresswoman-to-be Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish the world a Merry Christmas, and attempted to use the day to score a political point for refugees. Except she got the story wrong. “Joy to the World!” she tweeted. “Merry Christmas

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