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Correctly, no less! During today's Senate health care bill debate, Senator Tom Coburn held up a big graphic displaying a quote from Thomas Jefferson: To compel a man to subsidize with ...
by jenyum
Comment Count 65 comments on Sat Dec 19, 2009 at 03:14 PM PST with 84 Recommends
My Political Comment for the Day: I am proud to be a Democrat... a liberal Democrat. A liberal Democrat in Oklahoma. I'm also a U.S. Navy Veteran. All of these things considered, it takes patience ...
by imobannon
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 07:46 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 07:16 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Just had to share this with you all. The bullies of yesterday are now crying "unfair!" The bill's chief opponent, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., denounced what he called Democratic ...
by greendem
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2009 at 11:53 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Ezra Klein published a revealing interview with Tom Coburn (R-crazytown). The whole thing is worth a read. But get this: EK: The Democrats’ view is that it’s fine to start thinking about debt ...
by Save the clock tower
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Americans for the Arts announced earlier today that the $50 million package of arts stimulus funds to be distributed by the ...
by incidents in uruk
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2009 at 02:28 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Here is a letter I sent to multiple news outlets. We shall see if anyone pays attention. Huge tip of the cap to Scubaval who brought this up ...
by ALS Fighter
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2007 at 10:20 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Senator Coburn has apparently never been in a museum, if he thinks that museums and zoos are the same thing as casinos, big screen televisions, and rotating pastel lights. He introduced an amendment ...
by Isara
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 08:43 AM PST with 23 Recommends
The netizens of this site often treat the citizens of Oklahoma with the same cynical disregard as it's elected officials. Oklahoma has serious problems that merit serious attention from the people ...
by beauessai
Comment Count 106 comments on Thu Oct 08, 2009 at 02:08 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
From Baja Arizona on the Coburn from Oklahoma: Senator Tom Coburn (OK) was at the center of Senator Ensign's negotiations for payments to his mistress and her family, and merits an ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 14, 2011 at 09:51 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I thought a Dr.'s first task was to do no harm. Let me tell you something, I am one of those caregivers who walks the jungles of Vietnam during nightmares of a 100 percent disabled veteran. I ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 11, 2009 at 07:49 PM PST with 15 Recommends
In this piece at MSNBC, which explains that his strategy to destroy the ACA is to find a way to shut down the government in order to stop the full-scale implementation of Obamacare. Why does he ...
by chloris creator
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 12:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
News from the Plains: All this RED can make you BLUE The Chutzpah of Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe by Barry Friedman First, a story. A poem really. Maybe you know it. Little Moshe shot his parents in ...
by vuzvilla
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 04:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
(In this case, RIP meaning "retire in peace," and shut up, go home, blah.) Sorry to burst your bubble, readers, but he isn't physically gone, it's just that (potentially), Grovers' powers are fading.
by imobannon
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 08:16 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
We've all heard that red wine has certain therapeutic benefits, but as an alternative to a CT scan? Yes indeed. There is a doctor dispensing such advice - and what's more he plays a Senator on TV!
by Auriandra
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 08:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
There is a house in Wash-ing-ton They call the Fam-il-y And its been the ruin of Rep-ub-lic-ans And one of them is me. Ensign was in Congress, And so was Pickering, Stanford was a Governor, ...
by bspector
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 10:27 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I have watched Fox News lie and distort practically every possible political fact for as long as I can remember. I find it outrageous that more people (outside of Jon Stewart) don't make a ...
by Scoreboard415
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 14, 2010 at 05:25 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
While Senate Democrats held a press conference celebrating their latest health care reform victory on Thursday afternoon, a Republican slipped into the chamber to move a bill that would ...
by Verbalpaintball
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 04:02 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I am not making this up. Is the tide turning but hold your ...
by Engine 08
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 09:24 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
So I caught this story by NOW on PBS on Pre-existing Conditions called Can your health insurance coverage still leave you uncovered?
by Devil Without A Cause
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 08:12 AM PDT with 7 Recommends