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A feature of the New Conservatism is a pathological anti environmentalism. This was not always so. many of the early conservationists were Republicans. Even ten years ago Sen McCain and Sen Graham ...
by cuddytom
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 07:56 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Last week, I told you that Washington, D.C.'s Memorial Bridge -- a symbolic link from the Lincoln Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery and from the Northern to Southern United States -- is in a ...
by james321
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 07:26 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The amendments would have pulled the teeth out of the act, eliminating the few but important reforms that were in the Freedom Act. Those amendments got a big thumbs down from the Senate. The USA ...
by windsong01
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The percentage of House members who are NOT ideological moderates. New data released last month by Kenneth Poole and Howard Rosenthal shows just how polemic House Republicans have become—the ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 10:52 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The Wall Street ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 10:19 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Here's something new: a court upholding a policy that business lobby groups say is unfairly pro-worker. The first of two legal challenges to the National Labor Relations Board's rule modernizing ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
Knowing that two lanes of a major bridge in the nation's capital had to be closed for emergency repairs is scary enough. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Don't be hasty, House ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:30 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
This one is for the Finance Minister of Canada, Joe Oliver. He erroneously claims that the Volcker rule, implemented as part of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010,
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Everywhere I look, stories of our current condition and perilous plight greet my eyes. Economic collapse, massive unemployment, infrastructure degradation, environmental ...
by ThePensMight
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 12:20 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Jeb Bush, the 2016 GOP White House hopeful tells us, loves his brother. But judging by his recent statements, he apparently loves the idea of being president even more. Confronted by Dubya's ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 03:16 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
How much do you know about pedophiles? Maybe not a lot, because it's a repulsive subject, arguably the worst of all crimes. Nobody likes to think about it. But there's one sick, sordid fact that ...
by AdHack
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 01:04 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
ALL HANDS ON DECK. This is not a drill. The vote in the House of Representatives on fast track trade authority, preapproving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) before the public finds out what is ...
by davej
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
In a previous post, I discussed the likelihood that the Fast-Track bill, if it passed the House, would need to return to the Senate again to align the different bills produced by the two Houses. I ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 07:43 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
There is mourning in Washington DC tonight as the police state apologists could not get a bill together that would continue the Patriot Act. As the clock was ticking down on the Senate Floor, ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 141 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 06:35 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
Experience and common sense count for nothing in my work—that's why I've been so successful. I have no particular skills or abilities, that's what makes me so particularly well qualified for my ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 02:31 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I'm writing this inaugural diary to celebrate my having attended my very first Houston Kossack social event ever. Thanks be to Wink & Justice of Netroots Radio for making me aware of it, and thanks ...
by JJR1971
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 03:13 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
If a meteor were plummeting toward the earth, would we be debating in the United States whether this is a Progressive or a Conservative problem? Then why do many people think of Climate Change (...
by CCL Group Leader
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 01:15 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Have fun with this, guys. We've just got one more ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 10:40 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The Memorial Bridge carries about 68,000 vehicles per day—including buses—between Washington, D.C. and Virginia. Or, it did. That's going ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 09:08 AM PDT with 35 Recommends