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From one perspective, Grover Norquist's little victory lap yesterday is understandable . After all, government funding has dropped to near Ryan budget levels due to sequestration, and it appears ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 04:11 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
My wife and I haven't really been getting along that well lately. We kiss each other goodbye when we go off to work and have nice things to say to each other occasionally but at the end of the day, ...
by kharma
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 05:26 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Is Boehner and the GOP House on the verge of another huge spending victory - like the one in 2011 when the GOP bragged it got 98% of what it wanted after Obama then caved? Here's my thought and ...
by pasuburbdem1
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 08:15 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
{there's an update from the VA on Aaron Alexis, I'm placing it at the bottom} An audit was done and released by the Department of Defense Inspector General on granting access to Naval facilities ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
You created him, GOP leadership. Now you've got to live with him. Two tea party senators are making ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 72 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 08:55 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner's complicated scheme to pass a budget that defunds Obamacare without really defunding Obamacare has hit a major snag: ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 11:08 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Republican House leaders John Boehner and Eric Cantor thought they had a plan to win over the really far right wing bloc of their very right wing caucus, defusing their demands that the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 08:29 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner has many competing interests to ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 08:50 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
That's okay, though. At least billionaires will still have low taxes. Originally posted at Eclectablog . Judge Gerald E. Rosen, the federal District judge appointed to be the mediator in Detroit'...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I am not sure if anyone has posted on this yet, but there is an excellent article in the Huffington Post about the effects of the sequestration on research universities and the primary investigators ...
by deepbreath
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Ruh-roh. Now that sequestration is hitting military readiness, will the GOP start to cave? In May 2012, the attack submarine USS Miami was ravaged by an arson fire while undergoing an overhaul at ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 01:02 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Reid James Ribble is the 57-year-old congressional representative of the eighth congressional district of the State of Wisconsin, a district with a number of wineries, monasteries and convents with ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Below is a letter I've written and sent to the President. In the past two weeks, we've gotten a huge amount of support from our Congressman Derek Kilmer(D-WA 06), and many others, resulting in an ...
by cheesybear
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 10:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I'll begin with a snippet from ABC's Jennifer Parker's exclusive interview with Obama on This Week in January 2009: "Well, right now, I’m focused on a pretty heavy lift, which is making sure we ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 09:42 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Click here for part one, where I discuss the fundamentals of VA-10 and why we can win there! When I started writing this series, I knew it would be a hard sell. Look, I have a personal connection ...
by Deep Blue Virginia
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 07:36 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It's no "oh no, now I will have to wait even longer at the airport", but if a House Republican ends up getting eaten by a bear don't come crying to me. Due to ongoing sequestration, Wisconsin's ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 08:30 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Florida governor Rick ...
by Anthony de Jesus
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 12:13 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/06/building-bridges-long-term-unemployment.html Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Long Term ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 08:28 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
According to the NPR , at least 16 people, including three veteran storm chasers, were reported dead from tornadoes that recently swept through Oklahoma. That was just 11 days after the May 20 ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Last night, Weatherdude published a very good diary, which you can find here . But he just scratched the surface. There is another article here that also illustrates the crisis. But again, that ...
by Im a frayed knot
Comment Count 93 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 11:56 AM PDT with 340 Recommends