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That's the fact. This would have cut taxes on the first 1,000,000 dollars in income for EVERYONE, and the republicans still filibustered it. The media keeps misreporting this, saying these tax cuts would only go to 99% of the population. In actuality, everyone would have gotten a tax cut. More after the fold, but first.

EVERYONE NEEDS TO WATCH THIS VIDEO...

The money quote...

The United States today has the HIGHEST INCOME INEQUALITY OF ANY NATION IN THE WORLD. Worse than any banana republics, worse than china. Income in more centralized, more concentrated here in the US than anywhere else in the world.

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Democrats, use the constitutional option and end the DADT filibuster and all this other filibustering once and for all!

If DADT isn't repealed in the lame duck session, it may be a decade before we get another chance. Republicans are filibustering every single bill, requiring a supermajority to do anything at all, and just signed a letter saying they won't let us vote to end discrimination until we pass tax cuts for multimillionaires adding hundreds of billions to the national defecit.

Do you think democrats shied away from civil rights legislation in the 1960s just because it was unpopular in the south?

No, they did the unpopular thing, and they did so without fear of reprecussions, no matter what it took, because it was the right thing to do.

Even as the law was being signed, it was predicted that signing it will destroy the democratic party in the south once and for all.

Let the republicans try and filibuster the repeal of DADT, as they just promised to do, and use the constitutional option when they try to do so in order to end this discriminatory practice.

It will be a great moment in US politics.

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Democrats, use the constitutional option and end the DADT filibuster and all this other filibustering once and for all!

If DADT isn't repealed in the lame duck session, it may be a decade before we get another chance. Republicans are filibustering every single bill, requiring a supermajority to do anything at all, and just signed a letter saying they won't let us vote to end discrimination until we pass tax cuts for multimillionaires adding hundreds of billions to the national defecit.

Do you think democrats shied away from civil rights legislation in the 1960s just because it was unpopular in the south?

No, they did the unpopular thing, and they did so without fear of reprecussions, no matter what it took, because it was the right thing to do.

Even as the law was being signed, it was predicted that signing it will destroy the democratic party in the south once and for all.

Let the republicans try and filibuster the repeal of DADT, as they just promised to do, and use the constitutional option when they try to do so in order to end this discriminatory practice.

It will be a great moment in US politics.

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Republicans won this election in large part by claiming that Obama is outspending Bush. How did they get away with this lie? Bush never included the spending on the wars he started in the national budget. Obama did. In addition, Bush added the massive Defense Authorization Act and the massive Omnibus bill that he fought for and passed, to 2009's budget, rather than 2008's, so that debt shows up an year later once Bush was safely out of office.

Add the war spending back into Bush's budgets and this is what happens...

http://www.nytimes.com/...

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We see a lot of talk and hooplah from both sides about how easy it is to pay down the national debt.

This link lets you try that on your own...

http://www.nytimes.com/...

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http://www.salon.com/...

Senate (is) sitting on 420 bills passed by (the) House. The new numbers are in, and the upper chamber has reached heroic levels of inaction. And some of it is food safety, and energy, and other things that might be nice for the country. Senate procedural reform should probably be the number one progressive priority.

The current Senate is still in power until Jan 4th. Two months is a long time. In that time, the Senate NEEDS to start signing into law some of the major bills the House already passed.

Don't Ask Don't Tell can be repealed, right here and right now, and the democrats can appease the gay and lesbian community that they so badly let down, if the democrats are willing to show some backbone.

Other key bills the Senate can act on are The Dream Act, The Employment Nondiscrimination Act, the medicare fix, the Tax Cuts for those making under 250,000, and a number of other similar legislative procedures.

Once Jan 4th passes, it will be too late and the 420 bills the House passed will be wasted effort.

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Should the Senate act on the 420 bills the House passed before Jan 20th

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Metrorail is by far the most convenient way to travel across DC, particularly for tourists.

A whopping 825,437 rides were taken on the DC Metro last Saturday, setting an all time record high for any event held in DC on a Saturday.

I guess Sanity is a lot more popular than the MSM counted on.

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Gee, I wonder what population that's meant to target.

From the article...

http://rawstory.com/...

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Wed Apr 21, 2010 at 09:22 AM PDT

So.... I was watching Glenn Beck

by wikoogle

I was just channel surfing and his ranting caught my eye...

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Sarah Palin recently had this to say...

"That bumper sticker that maybe you'll see on the next Subaru driving by -- an Obama bumper sticker -- you should stop the driver and say, 'So how's that hopey, changey thing workin' out for ya?'"

This is my answer...

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'So how's that hopey, changey thing workin' out for ya?'

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