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State legislators are corporate puppets for ALEC

October 10, 2014

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Many people are aware of – or have at least heard of – the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, as it’s known. But many don’t know,  or choose to ignore, exactly what ALEC is and does. Of Arizona’s 90 legislators, 50 are ALEC members – among the highest numbers of ALEC recruits in the […]

The knowns and unknowns of GOP Convention 2012

August 30, 2012

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What you have heard so far: That Mitt Romney’s vast business experience is what will save America That Mitt Romney’s experience as Governor of Massachusetts is what will save America That Mitt Romney’s superior intellect and brilliant knowledge of business is what will save America That, apparently, the focus of Republicans is “love” That Republicans […]

A Fifth of Romney

August 17, 2012

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Romney on his tax returns: “I decline to comment on the grounds that anything I say may be used against me.” Romney on Medicare: “I decline to comment on the grounds that anything I say may be used against me.” Romney on his record as Governor: “I decline to comment on the grounds that anything […]

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 […]

Republicans 414; Democrats 152

July 26, 2011

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Bravo to Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire for displaying a chart on the Senate Floor today that clearly and factually shows each president for the past 50 years and their respective raises of the debt ceiling. John F. Kennedy raised the debt ceiling 4 times for a total increase of 5%. Lyndon Johnson raised […]

Boehner lies like there’s no yesterday

July 25, 2011

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Here are just a few of lies and distortions uttered by Speaker of the House John Boehner tonight. Boehner: “…amazed at how different Washington DC operates than every business in America” Uh John? You DO realize that the United States of America is not USA Inc., right? Last I checked, the United States is a […]