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It bothers me when I see editorials like this -- that blame "both sides" of Congress equally. For their ritual inaction. For not doing their jobs. For hurting average Americans. Do-nothing ...
by jamess
Comment Count 132 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 09:55 AM PDT with 367 Recommends
When it comes to the GOP -- they didn't Build that. Most times They Blocked that ...
by jamess
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 06:31 PM PDT with 269 Recommends
Republicans are Outraged -- that Americans are getting Affordable Health Care. Republicans are Outraged -- that Americans are NOT getting Affordable Health Care, fast enough. Republicans are ...
by jamess
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 09:21 AM PDT with 222 Recommends
1) They are "Junk Insurance Policies" -- think "Junk Bonds." They don't minimize "financial risk" -- they just bury it . That Florida woman's canceled Blue Cross policy ? It's junk insurance . ...
by jamess
Comment Count 321 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 09:29 AM PST with 207 Recommends
Former John Birch Society insider Claire Conner, thinks that the Tea Party Patriots = John Birchers, revised for circa 2015. In a sense, she had the same " ring-side seat " that the Koch Brothers ...
by jamess
Comment Count 168 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
Quick someone remind me, isn't the House of Representatives responsible for paying our national bills. Maybe Fox News should take a moment, and remind them of that? Dodge Default, Defund Obamacare ,
by jamess
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 07:20 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
When it comes to the progress ... When it comes to the GOP -- They didn't Build that. They Blocked that! If Democrats want it -- The GOP wants to bury it . As a matter of "principle." Without a ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 10:42 AM PST with 84 Recommends
When Twitter's hot -- it's Hot! Yesterday among the most popular trending tag subjects was: #GoodbyeGOP (Hattip to ericlewis0 for bringing it to our attention, in the dk-verse .) Today the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 07:12 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
From " the most accurate predictor of the 2012 presidential election " -- Public Policy Polling (PPP) -- here are their predictions, to make the most of our 2014 efforts to Take Back the House . I'...
by jamess
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 07:37 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Republican Senators Blocks Homeless Veterans Bill link to video Uploaded by SenateDemocrats on Jun 29, 2010 Senator Patty Murray today called up a homeless women veterans bill on the Senate ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 07:02 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Paul Ryan is out on the stump calling the President a "failure;" because "he didn't reach across the aisle;" because "he doesn't know how to compromise with those on the other side." Paul Ryan is ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 09:35 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
There is a fledgling 'meme' brewing, and I for one suggest we make the most of it. To pivot off the GOP's incompetence and lies -- and turn the tables to make them own their own failure of the last ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 06:09 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Perhaps because calling it 'Insurance' is really a stretch. Just ask anyone whoever had to use it ... That Florida woman's canceled Blue Cross policy ? It's junk insurance . by Nancy Metcalf, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 06:36 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Remember back when Rick Perry wanted us all to know how seriously he takes his Religion? So seriously that Perry "jumps into action" by writing his prayers into the state record . Guess he ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 01:43 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
NASA to Proceed With Mars Mission NYTmes.com -- 2013/10/04 NASA’s next Mars mission is getting to the launching pad, government shutdown or not. Launch preparations for the Maven spacecraft –
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 06:33 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Thanks to GOP and their new spokesman, the social media world is all abuzz with that amazing Republican stage-craft ... Where do these paragons of no ideas -- get their no ideas from? Just ask ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 02:40 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Note: This is a repost of an earlier post of mine, with a few substantial revisions, given current events. History of the Word Filibuster from NPR, All Things Considered,
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 11:18 AM PST with 22 Recommends
According to many an old western film, there are recurring archetypes in the long twisted history of the wild west: the Good, the Bad, and Ugly. There are many ways to interpret these over-arching ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 01:20 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Their Math just doesn't Add up. They know it. The President knows it. Pretty soon, everybody will know it. 'Bad math': Obama slams Romney, Ryan for lack of specifics firstread.nbcnews.com 2012/...
by jamess
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 08:13 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
British economist John Maynard Keynes saw a role for Government in an Economy. Government should be the "buyer/employer" of last resort, when all other buyers/employers are waiting it out, for 'less ...
by jamess
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 08:55 AM PDT with 20 Recommends