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Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
Opinion L.A.Joe the Plumber -- a.k.a. Samuel Wurzelbacher -- is running for Congress from Ohio. His platform seems to be in tune with the Republican Party -- with one exception. Joe the Plumber opposes free-trade agreements....
Top of the TicketJoe the Plumber in 2008. Now, Joe the Congressman could be his next step in 2010....
L.A. UnleashedThe state of Missouri is known throughout the humane community as "puppy mill central," a state which by some reckonings is home to nearly a third of the nation's wretched breeding factories that churn out litter after litter of puppies......
L.A. UnleashedAs voters across the country go to the polls, many animal lovers are watching one state in particular: Missouri, where debate has been raging for months over a proposition that would impose new regulations on large-scale dog breeding operations....
Top of the TicketJoe the Plumber 2012? Toledo's most famous non-plumbing plumber won a key election in Ohio....
As the presidential campaign waned and the economic meltdown waxed, the candidates did their best to demonstrate an ability to empathize with America's Everyman -- the regular Joe, the working stiff. John McCain had Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, better known as...
1. True or false? After the mid-July failure of IndyMac Bank, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warned that the economy "could be in complete meltdown in two months." a. True. He said that estimate "might even be optimistic." b. False. He reassured the...
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