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|Election 2014: What is the TRUTH?
http://images.dailykos.com/images/115555/thumb/3-biggest-loser5.jpg?1415688581 Another election has come and gone...with apathy being the biggest winner, followed by the Republicans, Fox News and ...
|The Privatization of Medicare and Medicaid Has Already Happened - Did Anyone Notice?
Universal Health Care was a "noble idea". Whenever I start to think about politics as a noble profession, I just remind myself that Michelle Bachmann gets re-elected every two years and the only ...
|"Next Time" - Things Bill Maher didn't say this week but wishes he did...
He didn't say: If Congress is going to confirm Mary Jo White as the new head of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Agency that failed to uncover Bernie Madoff and the financial problems ...
|I know who is older, whiter and more insular than the Republican Party...
According to the Chairman of the RNC, Reince Priebus, the only people that are "older, whiter and more insular" than the Republican Party ...is Hugh Hefner and the Leadership at the Vatican. All ...
|Fun in the News: Bye Bye to Chavez, Justin Bieber's career and why they should not pick a Pope now
Justin Bieber in England this week, needs to decide whether or not he will become the new "King of Pop", or the next Prince Harry. If Prince Harry can foolishly boast of killing the Taliban, than ...
|Abortion in Arkansas - If men could get pregnant would we even be having this conversation?
This week saw the celebration of "International Women's Day", and what better way to honor how far women have come, than on the very same day, Arkansas passing the most restrictive abortion rights ...
|Beltway Confidential - Behind the Scenes of the Sequestration
Ever since the sequestration has gone into effect, the Fox News lead story every day has been, "the economy is still alive". Similar to when Saturday Night Live infamously reported every week that ...
|My Unwanted Advice to People in the News This Week
Advice: Rock Stars need to stick to promoting Drugs, Sex, Rock and Roll --and not World Peace! Now, with no Pope to promote the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, we can't afford to lose two ...
|Rosa Parks - Meet Chief Justice John Roberts
When the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court asked today during Oral Arguments, regarding the 1965 Voting Rights Act, whether or not Southern States are more racist than their ...
|The Oscars - One Last Vote Please!
The age-old question in Hollywood is not,...how does Jane Fonda look that good, but were this year's Hollywood films simply a reflection of real life... or will they become the driver of real life ...
|My Unwanted Advice for People in the News this Week
If you are going to be the lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder...don't commit a murder yourself. It doesn't help to tell the the Grand Jury..."that's how I would have done it"...because ...
|Why I Blame George Bush for the Sequester
Movie stars are forever immortalized on the Silver Screen, musicians through their recordings and athletes in the record books...but it is a President, that wants to leave behind a legacy. ...
| Medicaid: Is Rick Scott the heart of the problem?
When the average life expectancy was only 65 years old, Florida was known for having the oldest city in America - St. Augustine, and the oldest New Yorkers in Miami who can still walk and chew a ...
|If the Republicans are Married to the Filibuster - Can We See the Pre-nup?
Famed motivational speaker Tony Robbins professes, "that for things to change, you have to change"...well that helps explain what happened during adolescence...but more importantly what didn't ...
|Hilarious video of Marco Rubio's speech with laugh track & sound effects!
Check out this funny Saturday Night Live -style video of Marco Rubio's GOP response to President Obama's State of the Union Address.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
|Obama's 2nd term: an unapologetic progressive liberal Democrat
Experts agree that in spite of hundreds of millions of dollars spent on political ads, candidates' positions on controversial issues, or whether you identify yourself as a Republican or a Democrat..
|Why the State of the Union is more like a High School Reunion
With tonight being the 5th time that the President will appear before both Houses of Congress, this special "Political Spectacle" has begun to feel more like my High School reunion than our country'...
|The Garden of Eden was America? So say the Mormons & ...
Mormon founder Joseph Smith established a settlement in Daviess County, Missouri, and taught that the Garden of Eden was somewhere in that area. Well, a Democratic in 2013 can suppose too.... ...
|What is America's best 10 year period? Best still to come?
Since the best moments in life don't last forever, that is why God must have invented the hangover,...it is important to know what trend-line you are on. Is your destiny still on the horizon or ...
|White House Alert: A Memo To Kill
Every seven years the amount of information in the world is said to be doubled, and so does our stupidity of what to do with it. Just ask Governor Bobby Jindal, who couldn't believe people thought ...
|The Boy Scouts may end ban on gays (not that there's anything wrong with it)
After watching Beyonce electrify the crowd during the Super Bowl Halftime Show...most of America not only forgives her for lip-syncing at the Presidential Inauguration, but would now be willing to ...
|Mayor Bloomberg and the Pepsi Generation
If you are in NYC and watching the Super Bowl this weekend, this might be the last time you can order a refill and get a Coke and a smile! Because in less than 3 months a new ban on sugary soft ...
|The Republican Land of Oz
I am sure that Kansas is a wonderful place, but if Leavenworth Penitentiary is your best known landmark and a fictitious 12 year old girl from the "Land of Oz" is your most famous resident...then ...
|The Republican Nightmare is the Democrats' Dream Act!
Ever since Donald Trump accused the President of being "Soft on Immigration" because he was secretly an immigrant himself...his fellow Republicans have wanted to get rid of the President's "Dream Act"
|The story of two big institutions: rich banks, poor government
The first time I heard the phrase "Too Big To Fail", I thought they were talking about Mark Whalberg's character Dick Digglar in the Hollywood Classic "Boogie Nights", or they were announcing the ...
|Gov. Jindal to GOP:"Time to stop being the Stupid Party" - Really?
Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana said today, "it is time for the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid Party"...but how do you do that, when most of your Party thinks stupid is the "New Normal"
|Can children ever feel safe again, when everyone is letting them down?
Madison Avenue taught politicians a long time ago, that voters will ultimately make their decisions based on emotion rather than information. That is why Republicans will frame any failure to ...
|Must See Hillary TV
Hillary Clinton was "must see" viewing on television yesterday because she was neither "Dancing" to avoid tough questions...nor "Dancing With Political Stars". Republican members of the ...
|The Inauguration's Hottest Issue - Literally
The hottest issue to arrive out of the President's Inaugural Address, appropriately enough ...was Climate Change! This issue was 5 degrees warmer than same-sex marriage and the Republican response ...
|Did We Elect a Black President?
In 2008, the most idealistic generation, those born in the 50's. who came to see life through the lens of the 60's, thought they had finally grown up when they knew they were going to be voting for ...
|When the NRA starts shooting with words
When a commentator suggested that if you give the NRA enough rope, they will hang themselves...the NRA took great offense because they said "if you are going to talk about us like that, than say we ...
|Oscar buzz: How Hollywood has politics right and Washington has it all wrong
When it comes to politics, Washington can learn a lot from Hollywood. The 85th Annual Academy Awards announced their nominees for Oscar Gold recently and it appears that the early winners are ...
|Did politicians just say bye to partisanship?
When the Mayans predicted the world would come to an end as we know it this past December,...I am beginning to think that maybe it happened and we just didn't notice. Because in the first month of ...
|The True Reason Why Lance is Talking Now!
Golf legend Tiger Woods cheated on his wife, Cyclist Lance Armstrong cheated his Sport and Tennis great Roger Federer has cheated "father time". It is no longer a question of who is the greatest ...
|Congress is like us...one big dysfunctional family
When the Founding Fathers had the intuitive instinct to include the "Pursuit of Happiness" as a fundamental right in the Declaration of Independence, they did so without the foresight of watching ...
|Peace with Honor - Again!
Whenever I would be invited to sleep-over at a friend's house, my mother would always' say, "make sure you leave the place better than you found it "...that rule only works if you actually ever ...
|Gun Control - The Divided States of America
Ever since our Constitution bound together our "Divided States of America", the strategy has been to have all of us agree on a universal set of laws and principles that reflect a united view on ...
|Hagel, Brennan: Security Dream Team or Nightmare?
Washington has a new security team in town and so far they are playing more like the Harlem Globetrotters' hand picked perennial losing opponent, the Washington Generals, than a Washington ...
|A Free Press is Harming America
"The Truth May Set You Free" - but when the News is free to read - do you eventually kill the truth? It has been the Press that has taken us from being storytellers to historians and put random ...
|The Final Battle of the Reagan Revolution
Ever since David Stockman - the Chief Financial Architect for President Reagan - created the revolutionary "tax cuts pay for themselves" economic plan...two of the harshest critics have been David ...
|The Branding of America
The way the Republicans are gearing up for the March 1st "Debt Ceiling" fight...you would hope the President is studying lessons from the "Cuban Missle Crisis". It seems the Republicans want to ...
|What Politicians Think But Don't Say
What Politicians Think But Don't Say 1) " Being irrelevant now doesn't mean I'm not in charge." - Grover Nordquist 2) " I hug Obama one time and the House Republicans are trying to make me look ...
|"Politics You Can Believe In"
In spite of what you may have heard - the smash hit TV Show "The Walking Dead" was not based on the National Hockey League or the 112th Congress - it was actually inspired by...the American ...
|2012: Eastwood, Armstrong, Zimmerman, & Fiscal Cliff
Happy New Year Everybody! 2013 is starting out a lot like 2012...there are a lot of things that could have happened that didn't...should not have happened but did! Some of these things were ...
|Do you think the worst Congress ever can fix the fiscal cliff? First step: They're getting raises!
During World War II, Winston Churchill saved the world from tyranny and annihilation but couldn't save his job from a rationing of scones and a shortage of beer. Our Congress with the worst record ...
|President Obama - I STILL have a dream!
Politics is one of the few professions where it matters as much for what we say...as what we do!...and therefore as JFK once said..."we must offer a special pledge - to convert our good words into ...
|FISA FAIL: Anyone mind government can STILL spy on & arrest us?
When Clint Eastwood stood on stage at the Republican National Convention and spoke to "the chair" about a Vision for America...I didn't know the chair had about as many Constitutional Rights as we do.
|If We Can't Ban Crazy People, Let's Ban Guns On Demand
The NYT quotes Everett Wilkinson a Marine Corps veteran who owns several AR-15 style guns as saying "the issue we have is not banning weapons, it's crazy people." And since I don't know Mr. ...
|Can I return the Fiscal Cliff to Nordstrom?
The days following Christmas is like the day after getting a divorce ...one minute you're in a painful "Return Line" and the next minute - against your better judgment - you are already out and ...
|Pray It Forward - Fav It Forward
At the memorial service for 7 year old Audrey McDonald, there was a deafening moment of silence for this little "Amazing Grace" that filled our hearts with love - prayer and reflection. For Grace ...
|Fiscal Cliff: Is Common Sense a Concealed Weapon?
Congress maybe the only place that "common sense" is considered to be a concealed weapon!...because we certainly couldn't see any of it on display this past week! First we have the Speaker of the ...
|Rock - Paper - Scissors - Gun!
The Pen might be mightier than the Sword but I'm afraid Gun will top Pen - in the latest Congressional game of Rock - Paper - Scissors! As long as the NRA continues to stand for No Reasonable ...
|Fiscal Cliff - Ditch or Myth?
When the President assumed office 4 years ago, he described the economy as having been driven off the road and into a ditch. 4 years later we are out of the Ditch and on the edge of a Cliff. But if ...
|The Leadership Weapon
It took an elementary school massacre for our government's leaders to finally call for gun reform. Today President Obama announces a task force. Dianne Feinstein pledges to revive a law reinstating ...
|The 2nd Amendment and God, Gays and Guns
Karl Rove hasn't been this happy since the 2000 Presidential Republican Primary, when South Carolina robo-calls were telling voters that John McCain had fathered a black baby. He also may not have ...
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