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Is The Democratic Party For NRA Blood Money, Or For Children?

To make the point again, this is a very, very simple equation: eliminate the scourge of the NRA, drain the swamp of its blood money and you stop the murder of children. Period. And so the question that must be asked of at least the Democratic Party: what is the party going to do to destroy the NRA’s ability to keep advancing an agenda that promotes gun mayhem in the streets and the murder of children and other innocent people?

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Pelosi Should Negotiate for Seniors: She Understands FACTS, A Cut is A CUT

    My head hurts from the absolute stupidity running rampant when it comes to debating economic facts. As in, why would Social Security even be mentioned, other than for political calculations, in the debate around the phony debt and deficit "crisis"? Part of me throws up my hands and thinks this can never be stopped–especially […]

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Kiss The Jobs and Wages Goodbye: Hello “Free Trade” Again

Yesterday, I wrote about the disastrous state of labor in the wake of the elections. Suffering from either a lack of sleep or simple brain lock, I neglected to include one of the most dangerous coming debacles: we have lost much of the ground built opposing so-called "free trade" agreements, which have played a central […]

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State Of The Union: Deep Twitter Thoughts on SOTU

Before the State Of The Union kthalps: guys, the only way obama can repeal dont ask dont tell is if we dont ask dont tell. so shut up abt it. duh! State Of The Union Starts kthalps: I guess we’ll have accept third-place “I do not accept second-place for the United States of America.” -Barack […]

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Best Political Halloween Costumes: Put Your Costume Where Your Mouth Is

Put on a bunch of fake blood, carry a cane or crutches, draw on what look like home-made stiches. You’re… the opt out to the public option.   Put a pillow under shirt and carry a bunch of baby dolls. You’re… Abstinence Only. Wear a suit and glasses. Get a wolf stuffed animal and apply […]

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“Robust” Public Option Is Dead

   So, we went from hoping that we would have the only health care plan that makes sense morally and economically–"Medicare For All", or single-payer–to hoping for a strong public option to…well, something not "robust" (however you define that). And the horse-trading is not over–it seems likely that the public option now being discussed (the […]

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Nancy, Why Would You Want To?

    This is what makes me weep that I am a Democrat (from yesterday’s National Journal’s CongressDailyPM): House Speaker Pelosi today offered some hope for passage of a free trade agreement with Colombia, but said it would fail if the White House tries to jam the deal down Congress’ throat. "Perhaps we can get some […]

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