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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 […]

Millionaires getting $30 BILLION in federal subsidies and refunds

November 14, 2011

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Hey gang!  You know all those fear-mongering headlines about how the Republicans and Democrats in the “Super Congress” can’t find a mutually agreeable position on where to cut spending and/or raise taxes to meet the debt-reduction deadline of Nov. 23?  You know how they’re constantly babbling about “class warfare” and how it’s “unfair to expect […]

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 […]