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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 […]

GOP on the debt ceiling: “Forget what we said, listen to what we’re saying!”

July 3, 2011

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As a blogger/reporter/thinking individual, I love it when I don’t have to really come up with any pithy, sarcastic or salient points on my own to prove an argument. In this case, regarding the perpetual pissing contest about the debt ceiling going on in Washington between “Our way or no way because all we care […]

Two-faced Congress – R and D – blow tax dollars on self-indulgent, extravagant travel

June 13, 2011

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With America’s economy in the gutter, gas prices pinching wallets, jobs vanishing, and the national debt mounting, members of Congress proclaim that they “feel Americans’ pain” and are committed to cutting back. But that noble dedication to the public’s trust doesn’t apply to one of their favorite perks — globetrotting to expensive resort locations around […]

Cantor balks at tornado relief; tells Missouri “Them’s the breaks”

May 23, 2011

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The No. 2 House Republican said that if Congress doles out additional money to assist in the aftermath of natural disasters across the country, the spending has to be offset by cuts in other domestic spending. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) — the living embodiment of the term “number two” — said “if there […]

Gingrich: Counting on a stupid, forgetful & gullible electorate

May 16, 2011

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If you ever had any doubt that what laughingly passes for a “qualified presidential candidate” these days is nothing more than a lying hypocrite who wants you to listen to what he says instead of making note of what he’s done, look no further than Newt Gingrich. “Judge me by what I can do for […]

Gingrich: A fork-tongued clown of a higher caliber

May 13, 2011

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This is almost too easy.  You almost have to admire Newt Gingrich for his brazen, almost shameless lack of concern over what comes out the mouth on either side of his face. I mean, seriously, what kind of idiot announces that he’s running for president during the most devastating economy in almost a century – […]

Trump: Don’t buy crap made in China … unless it’s mine

April 29, 2011

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Donald Trump bashed Barack Obama for holding a state dinner at the White House to honor Chinese dissidents, saying, “You don’t give dinners to the enemy!” Right. You give your entire clothing manufacturing business to the enemy, like Donald Trump does. It seems the king of self-promotion is also the king of hypocrisy because every […]