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Obama’s Senate super-majority: Fiction at its finest

January 5, 2014

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To all my Republican friends, those of you who are faulting Barack Obama and Democrats for “doing nothing while they had a super-majority for two years,” I’d like to present you with something called “facts.” I know this concept is alien to you, but try to follow along as best you can. A “super-majority” occurs […]

Medicare: Damned if you “D” and damned if you “R”

January 2, 2012

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Attention late-40-somethings and early-50-somethings: Medicare as your parents knew it is about to be gutted no matter who wins the White House in 2012. You may not like it, but you might have to accept it. Toss out all the partisan rhetoric and appalling similarities become clear in the policy prescriptions coming from President Obama […]

Millionaires getting $30 BILLION in federal subsidies and refunds

November 14, 2011

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Hey gang!  You know all those fear-mongering headlines about how the Republicans and Democrats in the “Super Congress” can’t find a mutually agreeable position on where to cut spending and/or raise taxes to meet the debt-reduction deadline of Nov. 23?  You know how they’re constantly babbling about “class warfare” and how it’s “unfair to expect […]

Congress: “Screw the Middle Class, they’re supposed to be poor!”

August 8, 2011

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You may wonder; Is a one letter downgrade really that big of a deal? Yes! This downgrade has led to the worst week in the U.S. stock market in two years. The S&P 500 stock index fell 10.8 percent — 1,252 points — in just five trading days. U.S. Treasury bonds are now rated lower […]

The New Democrat Party Logo

August 1, 2011

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The Congressional Reform Act of 2011

July 30, 2011

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“We, the people, are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts; not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” — Abraham Lincoln “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government – […]

The Summer 2011 Politics Memorial Haiku

July 20, 2011

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While Cantor backstabs, and Boehner tries not to cry, the nation crumbles. McConnell stands firm; won’t allow re-election, no matter the cost. Protecting the rich and victimizing the poor is GOP’s plan. Palin stays stupid, blaming “lamestream media” for her word-salad. Tax cuts for the rich must be preserved at all costs, but slash Medicare. […]