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Old 09-06-2019, 05:11 PM
 
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https://thinkprogress.org/ seems up to me after a quick google search. You sure you guys aren't falling for fake news?
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Old 09-06-2019, 05:13 PM
 
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I always noticed that this site was a favorite among some of the worst far-left, TDS-afflicted, CD troll posters. Good riddance.
I noticed that, too. That and posting Occupy Democrats memes. Thankfully, most of the posters here, whether right, left or moderate, arenít foaming at the mouth loons.
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Old 09-06-2019, 05:14 PM
 
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https://thinkprogress.org/ seems up to me after a quick google search. You sure you guys aren't falling for fake news?
The website will continue to exist, and it will be rolled into another media outfit, as mentioned in the article in the OP. But the staff and all the paid writers are history.

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Old 09-06-2019, 05:35 PM
 
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How is saying the tax rate for the rich should rise calling them bad people ?????
You make another post like that playing dumb intentionally and I'll treat you as such.
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Old 09-06-2019, 05:37 PM
 
Location: 15 months till retirement and I can leave the hell hole of New Yakistan
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How is saying the tax rate for the rich should rise calling them bad people ?????
because the US should not discriminate

tax (rate) everyone equally
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Old 09-06-2019, 05:37 PM
 
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The website will continue to exist, and it will be rolled into another media outfit, as mentioned in the article in the OP. But the staff and all the paid writers are history.
Ok makes sense
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Old 09-06-2019, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Orange County, CA
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The irony of being unable to attract capitalist support to stay in operation is pretty rich.

"Hey, give us money so we can keep operating at a deficit while writing articles about how you're a bad person."

That wasn't a winning sales pitch?
A lot of 'progressive' news sites (Vox, Vice, Buzzfeed, etc.) have been funded or started by big-money venture capitalists or corporations.

A melding of the left and the right, you could say...
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Old 09-06-2019, 06:37 PM
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Ha this makes my day...maybe Bezos will buy like he did newswhack
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Old 09-06-2019, 08:02 PM
 
Location: 15 months till retirement and I can leave the hell hole of New Yakistan
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A lot of 'progressive' news sites (Vox, Vice, Buzzfeed, etc.) have been funded or started by big-money venture capitalists or corporations.

A melding of the left and the right, you could say...
think progress and media matters are funded by socialist Soros
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Old 09-06-2019, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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They should have tried the Alex Jones Model, of self funding
Hawking snake oil doesn't go good for a news and commentary site's credibility.
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