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by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Only cowards would scapegoat children. It seems to me that many, if not most members of Congress more than deserve to get fired in November. This would include ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 10:57 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Watching television, reading the paper, heck, just opening the email, I can't help notice that everyone in America seems to indulge in the pastime of appropriating the coming holiday to promote ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 12:09 PM PST with 31 Recommends
The legend being told by my conservative friends is that President Obama got re-elected by the trick of telling black and brown people, the poor, the under employed, the elderly, the gay, people ...
by cynicman
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 11:17 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Fly me to the Moon, and let me play among the parks.
by cynicman
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 11:09 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Some get a 'free ride' for stonewalling, and some only get grief and vitriol, for opening up those email files ... for all the detractors to see. Executive Privilege : George W. Bush beats out ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 16, 2013 at 07:09 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner set out to preside over a do-nothing Congress, and he has succeeded. As this week’s scheduled repeal vote of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shows, Boehner is an over-...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 07:51 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I greet you on this The Ides of March – the political holiday commemorating that day, 2,056 years ago when the aristocrats in the Roman Senate imposed terminal term limits on Julius Caesar. On ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The U.S. Senate Is Broken -- But We Can Fix It FixTheSenateNow.org link Pssst Senators...We Can Help You Be More Popular Than Dental Surgery!
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 02:55 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Remember this little doozy? Just watch the Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, while playing his standard game of Senate Cloture Chess, actually get out-maneuvered, and has to actually ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Why in the world does Harry Reid care what McConnell wants? Please someone ask him. Harry Reid and Filibuster Reform The Ed Show -- 01/18/...
by jamess
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 10:40 PM PST with 27 Recommends
With the 113th Congress recently sworn in I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the previous Congress and how they performed. Or to put it more accurately, how they didn't. ...
by Ticorules
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 06:09 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I'm heartened to hear that finally there is some discussion of the Republican Congress's efforts to bring everyone together. Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Eric Cantor... yeah, they're all talking about ...
by EagleOfFreedom
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 07:03 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Shades of Harry Truman in 1948! The addition of Paul Ryan to the Republican ticket has opened up not only attacks on the Ryan Budget but also a clear attack on the Republican House that is ...
by TomP
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 08:52 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
An estimated $50 million dollars have been wasted by the House to "repeal" the healthcare benefits millions of Americans are using today. No jobs bill, no moving the economy forward, just ...
by Wanda Rohl IL16
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 02:47 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Upon the solemn event of being elected by the American People to represent our best interests, our fellow-elected-citizens -- before being empowered with the duties and responsibilities of their ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 01:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
See if you can detect the pattern? (The one that the Corporate News Media apparently can't.) Senate Republicans block pay equity bill by Ted Barrett, CNN -- June 05, 2012 [...] An election-year ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 09:32 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Perhaps the people are starting to wake up -- and it's not the Congressional Coffee they've been smelling ... Surprise: Congress's approval rating ticks up by Seung Min Kim, politico.com -- 06/11/...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 07:56 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
In one of the many comment threads here I was challenged by the question whether we were worse or better off than the populations of Revolutionary France or the population at the end of Tzarist ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 10:49 PM PST with 37 Recommends
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 329 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 127 Recommends