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Supreme Court Orders Voter Suppression: Poor Must Choose Between Work and Voting

September 29, 2014

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If you still need hardcore proof that what passes for a Republican these days should never again control the White House or the U.S. Congress, you need look no further than that bastion of corporate Fascism, the United States Supreme Court. In a purely partisan vote (I know, shocking, right?), the Fascist Five on the […]

The Corporate Fellatio Continues: Congress sets to make tax loopholes permanent

May 5, 2014

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Republicans in the House are getting ready to grease the skids to make a series of tax breaks and loopholes permanent that only benefit the super-wealthy and their corporations they own. They don’t intend to offset them by closing other loopholes or raising rates; no sensible cost-cutting; none of the “dollar-for-dollar” demands they put into […]

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 […]

News round-up nursery rhymes

January 19, 2013

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Kick, kick, kick the can, always down the road. Never solve a single thing, just whine and blame and goad. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-34222_162-57564747-10391739/house-gop-to-seek-three-month-debt-limit-hike Old Fibber Cantor sat in a chair. While the country waited for answers all day. When the debt deal came calling and while Boehner was bawling, Fibber Cantor said “No budget, no pay.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/eric-cantor-debt-ceiling_n_2505001.html […]

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 […]

How Romney’s VP will be determined

August 7, 2012

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  The Koch Brothers take each of the VP candidates one-at-a-time out into the middle of a lake in a rowboat. They tell each candidate to get into the water and then they throw Romney at them. “Whichever one of you doesn’t sink to the bottom hanging on to him gets the nomination.”  

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 […]