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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 Healthcare. Why is that? Here's what these people have to...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 .More

 

From Endured To Insured, Though Not Yet Assured

We survived a year of stalemate and shutdowns, shouting matches, sideshows and sh*t-storms, and somehow, despite setbacks and silliness, millions of Americans begin the new year insured. We made it through bogus budget battles, callous compromises, cave-ins and calls for...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 Hurricane Sandy's devastation Congress has avoided any...More

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NSA Task Force Recommations - File Attached

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President Obama’s National Security Agency task force offered some major reforms for the beleaguered National Security Agency (NSA). Download the full report now. Do you think these recommendations will help?More

 

The Good Guys Get Traction

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President Obama, Senator Reid and Representative Nancy Pelosi pulled off an epic victory for the American people this week when they held strong against the Tea Party’s best efforts to sabotage our government. After fifteen long days of the government...More

 

John Boehner Needs to Break Bad

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It has become apparent that House Speaker John Boehner has lost control of House Republicans. So the question becomes what should he do? From my estimation the speaker has two options. One, he can continue to be rebuffed by his...More

 

Money Madness: Why and How College Athletes Should be Paid

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Free markets and college football. Deeply embedded into the sociocultural fabric of American life, these two time-honored traditions are incompatible. Why is scandalous headline after scandalous headline born from the act of receiving compensation for working hard, an act that...More

 

When History Is Repeated, We Are Defeated

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Another gunman, another senseless massacre. A reprise of calls not to politicize the tragedy. Will we find the fortitude for sensible solutions or fall to the familiar fate of silent stagnation? Another budget "crisis" created by Congress, more showdowns and...More

 

Dialogue: Is It Possible In This Political Atmosphere?

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With the talks already ongoing to try and avert a government shutdown in the face of another debt ceiling crisis, I have decided to look at the broader question of whether it is genuinely possible to have an actual dialogue,...More