Before standing for the Democratic nomination in a NY congressional race, Patrick Ryan was in business spying on union organizers and left-wing activists

Patrick Ryan wants to be the Democratic nominee for New York's 19th district in the Hudson Valley, a Republican seat that Dems hope to flip; he's gone on record stating that he can do the job because of his entrepreneurial success -- but he didn't mention that he built his career at Berico Technologies by pitching a product to help businesses spy on union organizers and left-wing activists, a plan that included spying on left-wing Democrats and planting fake documents in order to discredit labor unions. Read the rest

Meet Hereditary Congressman Dan Lipinski, an anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ Illinois "Machine Democrat" who opposes the $15 minimum wage

Rep Dan Lipinski (@RepLipinski) is Congressman for Illinois's 3rd congressional district; he voted against marriage equality and opposes abortion and and the $15 minimum wage. He is up for re-election next November. Read the rest

Sanders-inspired candidates challenge Democratic sellouts in unequal Columbus

Columbus, Ohio boasts one of the fastest-growing economies in the midwest, with gains in transit, creditworthiness, and employment -- but it's also one of the most unequal cities in the country, where infant mortality is soaring alongside a horrific drug epidemic, both of which disproportionately affect poor people. Read the rest

California Democrats sell out online privacy in the dead of night

California AB 375 was a bill to restore the online privacy rights that the Republican Congress stripped away in March when they passed a bill that allowed your ISP to spy on you and sell data about your online activities. Read the rest

Dinosaurs make the perfect travel companions

On his Instagram, photographer Jorge Saenz spices up his travel photos with the help of some dinosaur friends. You can see all the images on the #dinodinaseries hashtag.

... Dino: the support of this healthy coexistence is not only enough grass... Brachy: It is also fundamental to know how to share it... ... Dino: La base de esta saludable convivencia no es solo el pasto suficiente... Brachy: También es fundamental saber compartirlo... ... #dinodinaseries ... #dinosaur #brachiosaurus #toydinosquad #toydinosaur #photomobile #argentina #cordoba #embalse #paleontology #instagram #asuncion #hartcollective #hikaricreative #tea_journals #outofthephone #instagramjapan #dinosaurio #onlyiphone #iphone5se #1415mobilephotographers #1415 #food #sharing #igersjurasic

A post shared by Jorge Saenz (@jorgesaenzpy) on Nov 23, 2016 at 2:32am PST

... Rapty: I'm so tired of your mess, Spiny!! It' impossible to live with you... Spiny: I'm sorry, because I try to be ordered everyday... ... #dinodinaseries ... #instagram #outofthephone #dinosaur #dinosaurio #toydinosquad #spinosaur #raptor #jurassic #photomobile #paleontology #instagramjapan #onlyiphone #iphone5se #1415mobilephotographers #1415 #igersjurasic

A post shared by Jorge Saenz (@jorgesaenzpy) on Dec 2, 2016 at 3:36am PST

.. Dino: "E pur si muove" said Galileo... Dinoldo: By the moment...We stay better over it.. ... Dino: "E pur si muove" (pero se mueve) dijo Galileo... Dinoldo: mejor estar arriba que abajo... ... #dinodinaseries . ... #dinosaur #iPhonemovie #brachiosaurus #instagram #pachicephalosaurus #bridge #asuncion #paraguay #toydinosquad #toydinosaur #galileo #hyperlapse #instagramjapan

A post shared by Jorge Saenz (@jorgesaenzpy) on Dec 7, 2016 at 6:13am PST

... Dino: why nobody can stop and take us? Dinoldo: because we are strangers (it's Monday...) ...

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