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Skyrocketing health care costs: Thanks President Nixon!

August 31, 2011

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Is the health insurance business a racket? Yes, literally. And this is why the shameless pandering to robber baron corporations posing as “health providers” is such an egregious … and obvious … tactic to do nothing more than plump up insurance company profits. And do you know who’s to blame?   Believe it or not, the […]

More former lobbyists on GOP staffs now than any Congress ever

July 12, 2011

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The number of former lobbyists working as key congressional staffers has more than doubled since the Republican Party took control of the House of Representatives, a new report finds. The Center for Responsive Politics found that 128 former lobbyists work in key staff positions in this Congress, compared to 60 in the last one. Researchers […]

Republicans once again show their true colors: Dollar Green & White Collar

July 5, 2011

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The U.S. House of Representatives is once again abuzz with clamour. It seems – believe it or not – that there is an argument going on in the House that seems to be falling smack-square along partisan political lines. Republicans are lining up with relish to repeal, weaken and in some cases outright abolish, the […]