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Make benefits Equal for Veterans

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We have a real problem with discrimination among the veteran community. The issue is the differences shown between pre 9-11 and post 9-11 veterans. Let me make this perfectly clear immediately. A...Read more

 

I Volunteer To Be Speaker Of The House But

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I have some demands. 1] That I only work Monday mornings between 9am and Noon. [Central European Time of course] 2] That none of you are allowed to speak to me. 3] My offices are in the Hotel George...Read more

 

See These Toys? Do You? Do You Want To See Them Outta Tha Pram!?!

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Ya see boys, this is what you get by falling asleep at the wheel The moderate wing of the GOP is concerned that if the House cannot coalesce behind Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) or someone like him as...Read more

 

FL-Sen: Quinnipac Shows Grayson (D) & Murphy (D) Leading DeSantis (R) & Lopez-Cantera (R)

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Quinnipac's latest poll out of Florida is promising but it's also an odd one: http://touch.orlandosentinel.com/... Florida voters are now overwhelmingly in favor of medical marijuana and a...Read more

 

In Congress Today: Defeat Devices-Volkswagen-Oh Dear

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Well it looks like, who knew and when did they know it, has been quickly resolved, now they are deciding who to blame Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen (VW) Group of America [pdf ] In the...Read more

 

Congressional Recess or Congressional Regress?

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Congressional Recess or Congressional Regress? Congress is enjoying their summer break, but many Republicans are eager to return to DC to launch baseless, ruthless attacks against one of America...Read more

 

Democratic Candidates Agree on Climate Science, Differ on Solutions (IL-18)

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The two Democrats running to replace Aaron Schock in Illinois' 18th Congressional district supported action on climate change in a recent debate sponsored by several news organizations . Both...Read more

 

Boehner Lied to Someone This Week About DHS Funding

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Boehner is lying to someone to obtain that one week reprieve on DHS funding. Nancy Pelosi says that Boehner promised to bring a clean DHS funding bill up for a vote this week in exchange for her help...Read more

 

To the Progressives in Congress: Don't Tell Me What You Will Do. Just Do It.

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The progressive wing - what there is - of the Democratic Party announces they are not going to take it lying down anymore. No more Third Way for them! They want a dominant voice in the party! Well,...Read more

 

2014 Midterm Elections Predictions/picks

Alright, it's time for me to unveil my election predictions/picks-- election results.. long-awaited, I know!! Obviously, there is a little bias, due to fact of me being a party loyalty/homer lol...Read more

 

Take Politics Out of Ebola Crisis

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This is a brief followup to my article Ebola: An Opportunity For Positive Change. In the earlier article I was concerned with how we can use this current crisis to develop postive outcomes in the...Read more

 

Petition to impeach the speaker of the House John Boehner?

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That's right there's a petition to impeach Speaker of The House John Boehner. As I was on Twitter going through my feed I saw a post about a petition to impeach the Speaker of the House. Now I'm all...Read more

Dave Brat Professor of Economics & Business, Randolph-Macon College
 

Who Is Dave Brat?

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Dave Brat is a Professor of Economics & Business and Randolph-Macon College.Read more

 

UPDATE: Eric Cantor Plotted to Sabotage US Economy in Secret Meeting with Hensarling & Luntz

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I think today we should all remember that on January 20, 2009 (inauguration day) GOP House Leaders & GOP Senators plotted to sabotage the US Economy along with failed candidate for President,...Read more

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Obama's Top 10 Jokes from the White House Correspondences Dinner

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On Saturday, May 3rd 2014 President Barack Obama delivered his last White House Correspondents’ Dinner performance, coincidentally it's also the 100th anniversary of the White House Correspondents’...Read more

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Party Leadership Message War Via Twitter

This morning I took a look at the different tweets from the party leadership (Democrats and Republicans). You will notice something very interesting about Mitch Mcconnell's tweet. He doesn't mention...Read more

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The Main Trouble in Politics

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I have given a lot of thought of late about what is ailing our dysfunctional political system, and have come to the conclusion that it boils down to one significant thing: Ideology .Read more

 

Congress Brakes for Break, But Is Already Broken

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A year after the Newtown massacre, Congress still hasn't passed sensible gun laws. A year after the GOP announced a change of heart, Congress has done nothing on immigration reform. A year after...Read more

 

The Party of Nope vs Hope and the Pope

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While Fox News trumps up a War on Christmas, the Corporatocracy wages a war on Thanksgiving, expanding Black Friday into Bleak Thursday as workers leave family tables for retail spectacles. While...Read more

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