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So I warn you from the outset. This won't be pretty. Nor is it meant to be pretty. There is nothing like being sick and tired of being sick and tired. Nothing. Don't tell a Lymie "you understand" ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 05:01 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Now that Republicans are in charge of the Senate and its ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 10:28 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
For Democrats, the discovery that Romneycare and Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber is, well, a schmuck represents a triple whammy. For starters, the arrogance of anyone calling American voters "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 04:28 PM PST with 46 Recommends
So. It's all over but the howling. One-third of America's registered voters bestirred themselves to get to the polls and offer up a vote of confidence for the worst Congress in US history -- ...
by BetteNoir
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 07:15 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Cory Gardner is making an exceedingly lame pitch to seniors with his latest ad . "We'll honor every penny promised to today's seniors." Well Cory Gardner is defining who is a senior up. If he had ...
by Ask 4 Questions
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 07:45 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
With its first public hearings set to begin next week, the House select committee on Benghazi will take a major step towards achieving its mission. Of course, that mission is not to seek the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 03:20 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
When two appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 12:39 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
If their recent Votes are any indication, Republicans have no use for ... Medicaid, Food Stamps, Eduction, Job Training, Student Grants, Unemployment Insurance , the Minimum Wage . By ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 11:23 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Republicans have a lot of faith. Republican believe if they could only CUT government social programs enough -- including Obamacare -- that the American Economy and our American Society would ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Apr 20, 2014 at 10:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
After six months attacking Democrats for the alleged faults of Obamacare, Republicans finally went on the offensive with the budget plan developed by Representative Paul Ryan. The Ryan/Republican ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 06:05 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I was born in 1969, so I was 11 when Ronald Reagan was elected president. I don’t know if my family was more or less political than other families of that era. My grandmother did have a picture of ...
by maddogliberal
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 04:34 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan, who authored the anti-Robin Hood spending plan, said the budget “comes down to a matter of trust.” Trust, Ryan believes, should be placed in the rich and ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 07:34 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Last week the House voted on five budget plans. If you’re reading this, you probably already know how it ended: the conservative majority passed the Ryan Budget with 219 votes, one more than a ...
by Raul Grijalva
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 02:17 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
No preventive care for you! House Republicans Rep. ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 12:14 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
House Republicans will probably pass the Ryan budget Thursday morning, a budget that relies ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 08:26 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Tell your member of Congress (MOC) to vote for the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) "Better Off Budget' (BOB). The public needs to know that this progressive approach addresses so many of the ...
by davej
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2014 at 11:27 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Most Democrats would at least privately admit that they would eventually like to turn Obamacare into Medicare for all. What Republicans are not admitting, however, is that they would like to do the ...
by NCJan
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2014 at 11:04 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Ryan Budget Resolution was circulated to Members of Congress at 7 p.m. on Friday. It’s 100+ pages. Amendments were due at noon today, i.e., Monday. That’s the new normal in the GOP House ��
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2014 at 06:42 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Like a dystopia, Koch Brothers style. :-) The Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) budget is a "blueprint for a modern Koch -- how would we say this -- Koch-topia ," Reid said. "We might as well call it the ...
by TomP
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 08:19 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
A funny thing happened on the way to the demise of Medicare Advantage . The program under which 16 million seniors purchase federally subsidized coverage through private health insurers, the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 12:43 PM PST with 5 Recommends