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So two big news items today about the over reach and power of government.
by FarmerG
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 11:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
After the debacle with the #47Traitors, it would seem that Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Xenophobe) has yet to learn his lesson on how not to channel Benedict Arnold. Apparently, the Senator would like ...
by Dingodude
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 08:24 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Thirty-five years ago, babies born in the U.S. had an infant mortality rate equal to Germany. Today, American babies die at twice the rate of those in Germany. Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 189 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:07 AM PDT with 471 Recommends
This wasnt an event that i planned. We had just arrived to the local DMV-- a small, squatty building smaller than a gas station-- on a monday afternoon yesterday. A pronounced absence of cars was ...
by BikingForKarma
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 12:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign today: Sen. Toomey says one thing in ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 07:53 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
It's really too bad there aren't going to be any more Republican presidents. They can lay their presidential aspirations aside. There will never again be a Republican in the White House. The GOP has ...
by Wilburhorse
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 12:18 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Growing up in our middle-class neighborhood meant that there seemed to be an equal number of Republicans and Democrats. Our neighborhood, in the suburbs of the San Francisco Bay Area, was divided ...
by kimothyanne
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 05:49 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The level of ignorance of people who put down the Democrats is simply amazing. But consider the Republicans: Republicans say they want to cut spending. What they really mean is they want to cut ...
by HashHoward
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 11:32 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Sometimes an article is so indicative of the sorry-assed state of American journalism that you have to step outside and catch your breath. Such is the case with Michael Grunwald's latest article ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 09:11 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Rep. Donna Edwards' (D. MD) U.S. Senate campaign:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 01:58 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign today:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 09:37 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A few years ago I was writing a horror-comedy script during the inception of the Tea Party movement; you, know, those angry, white, "Christian" folks who wanted to "Take America Back." The more I ...
by MIchaelPlumides
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 08:56 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
At a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire, prospective GOP presidential candidate and successor to the Bush dynasty, Brother Jeb came forward to praise his own actions as Florida governor ...
by News Corpse
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 09:34 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Lol. I'm not sure how to do this. I sent a request last night to the help thing w no response. I have written a detailed blog and want to bring it here. I know I need to cite a lot of things but we ...
by anb1972
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:56 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I just finished reading about a new tax cut for the rich that the Republican House passed, and that the Senate is eager to approve. A $269 billion tax break for the top .2 % - the wealthiest in this ...
by Cin5456
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 12:56 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Missouri Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander (D. MO) just posted this video on his campaign website where he speaks out against fast tracking the Trans-Pacific ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 09:19 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
He's not up for re-election but my home state U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D) has a terrific record on labor and he's helping in leading the fight to stop fast tracking the T.P.P.:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:33 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
BOOM! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/16/josh-earnest-chuck-grassley_n_7081814.html?utm_hp_ref=politics White ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:23 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
You learn more from listening to your opposition than listening to yourself. Here is quintessential gun nut, Obama-hater and self professed, long time Tea Partier "Red Hot Lead Retired" making a ...
by Reinvented Daddy
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 06:43 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Looks like there might be a real Democratic primary in the battle to take outgoing Senator Marco Rubio's (R. FL) seat: http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/rep-alan-grayson-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 12:07 PM PDT with 5 Recommends