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The Walking Brain-Dead

October 20, 2014

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GOP: Screw you, veterans! You have enough already!

September 19, 2012

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Republicans continue to claim that they “seldom, if ever” use the filibuster to get their way. Well, today must be “seldom day,” because U.S. Senate Republicans blocked The Veterans Jobs Corps Act that would have created 20,000 jobs for military veterans that would have provided $1 billion over five years to help veterans find work […]

Republicans: “Abortion? Because of rape? That’s a lotta hooey.”

August 27, 2012

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Occasionally, I’m accused by some commenters of “skewing things against Republicans,” or that I’m a “shill for Obama.” So, today, to underscore how wrong those assessments are, and to hopefully drive home the point that my “attacks” against Republicans are neither unwarranted nor untrue, I’m simply going to post some verbatim quotes by Republicans and […]

Republicans block bills that would return jobs to U.S., call efforts ‘silly’

August 4, 2012

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  GOP’s McConnell calls ‘Bring Jobs Home Act’ a ‘silly waste of time’ In the U.S. Senate on July 19th, the “Bring Jobs Home Act” was stopped by the Republicans using the filibuster on a cloture vote preventing the legislation from advancing to the Senate floor for debate and an up or down vote. The […]

McConnell proves his fealty to the 1-percent yet again

July 16, 2012

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Republicans in the Senate today filibustered the Disclose Act, which would have required disclosure of anyone who donates to independent groups that spent more than $10,000 on campaign ads — or their functional equivalent — and other election spending. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called the Disclose Act “un-American” and “an attempt to identify and punish […]

More empty GOP rhetoric still creating ZERO JOBS

June 5, 2012

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It’s time for a fresh look at the Republicans in Congress and how they’re maintaining that “laser-like focus on jobs, jobs, jobs.” If you go to the Republican Congressional website — http://www.gop.gov — and then click on “Bills,” you’ll see a complete list of all bills currently proposed by any Republican in Congress, you get […]

GOP to teachers and firefighters: G.F.Y.

October 21, 2011

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Senate Republicans today give a gigantic, blatant “GFY” to teachers and firefighters throughout the country today as they scuttled jobs legislation aimed at helping state and local governments avoid layoffs of teachers and firefighters. And this was AFTER the proposal had already been whittled down to meet the requirements Republicans said they wanted before they […]