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I'm not sure what the terms are, but I am laying claim to March 15, 2015, for obvious reasons. I propose that half the pot go to some appropriate charity. Still, I am not sure the full rules, ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 08:23 PM PST with 3 Recommends
High among the duties of Congress as listed in the U.S. Constitution is paying the government’s bills. Just the threat of dodging that responsibility has serious consequences. Republicans’ 2011 ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Haven't seen this anywhere here, so thought it would be worth sharing: According to TPM (Talking Points Memo), John Boehner has attracted a Republican primary challenger next year. Eric Gurr, CEO ...
by wdrath
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 12:39 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Tim Pawlenty, former Republican presidential candidate, former co-chair of Romney's campaign, thinks Congressional Republicans should stop trying to hold the economy hostage: The powerful Financial ...
by SantaFeMarie
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 11:56 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Being politically active means getting an endless array of petition, action, and "speak out" appeals, which we all know are painfully impotent and largely fall on deaf ears. How many of us marched ...
by 5oclockshadow
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 09:49 AM PST with 1 Recommend
In light of the election post mortems taking place among conservatives, perhaps no one is more delusional, with the exception of Karl Rove, than Grover Norquist. Norquist, a high priest of limited ...
by SJGulitti
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:50 AM PST with 15 Recommends
If, before election day, Barack Obama still maintained any illusions about the possibility of working with Congressional Republicans in a second term, he's got to be over that now, because... When ...
by gloriasb
Comment Count 340 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 08:08 PM PST with 505 Recommends
Approval ratings: Barack Obama : 52% Among women: 61% Labor unions: 52% Health care reform:
by The Stig
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 08:02 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) Please ... just stop. Just go away. I do not want to hear why congressional Republicans' deep love for Israel and/or Jesus resulted in a trip to the Holy Land that ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 184 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 02:30 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Looks like the blair was also murdocks poodle as well as the cheneys and bushes!! And all of them greatly increased their wealth from!!
by jimstaro
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 05:49 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Comedian Lily Tomlin’s character Ernestine was the face of smug and uncaring Bell Telephone. Today, she’d be the mug of cocky and cold-hearted health insurers. Back in the days of “Laugh In,”
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 06:14 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
As a follow on to "Why Can't Conservatives Be Honest About Keystone?" and as a result of an e-mail exchange I had with a conservative friend I thought it best to bring up a sidebar story related to ...
by SJGulitti
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 05:58 PM PST with 6 Recommends
It has been quite amusing to read over some comments posted recently that tried to portray Barack Obama as being opposed to building the Keystone Pipeline when the reality is that the president isn’
by SJGulitti
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 01:19 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The President's Tweet said, "Pop quiz: What's Congress been doing instead of passing middle-class tax cuts?" And then he really takes it to Congressional Republicans. See if you can pass the quiz. ...
by teresahill
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 05:11 PM PST with 10 Recommends
One of the most appalling and well-executed rhetorical pivots that Republican leadership in Congress has engaged in these past 3 years is the use of the phrase “Job Creator”. Gone are words ...
by FinneganOregon
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 04:12 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Ever wonder why the health insurance industry and their paid for (by Super Pacs) House GOP Tea Parties are so anxious to tear apart Medicare? It isn’t because they are ideologically opposed to ...
by McCamy Taylor
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 09:25 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
A decidedly mixed bag,
by David Nir
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Jul 14, 2011 at 09:50 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
"And why the Senate has got to be fixed immediately" is the sub-lede. I just got done reading Greg Sargent's roundup tonight, and there are a handful of articles that in more or less no uncertain ...
by HamptonRoadsProgressive
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Aug 05, 2010 at 04:03 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Yesterday, I diaried about Eric Cantor admitting that Bush's ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 08:12 AM PDT with 12 Recommends