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Maybe Obama Should Take Up Painting

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The left criticizes Obama over NSA surveillance, lack of action on climate change and immigration, and being too conciliatory with the big banks. The right attacks him over expanding healthcare, pushing for fair wages and pay equity, defending contraception and...More

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Seven Million - Check. Untold Millions - Unchecked.

The healthcare push led to 7 million sign-ups, surpassing the Administration's targets, and giving a boost to this new program, while getting more Americans covered. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court struck down limits on individual overall campaign donations, giving a boost...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 Healthcare. Why is that? Here's what these people have to...More

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Is Money Speech?

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A short while ago I was asked my opinion of Citizen’s United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 US 310 (2010), and some of the new cases coming before the Supreme Court regarding campaign finance laws. While this article is short,...More

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Healthcare Reform (ACA) Is Here to Stay

Listen up Moderate Democrats and Far Right Republicans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed. Why? Let me break it down! Right now 5 million people have signed up for healthcare insurance with the ACA. The...More

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The Weight of the World, The Wait of the World

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Russia has annexed Crimea. Ukraine is pulling out its troops. The world knows it has the burden to respond yet everyone waits to see who will go first. Obamacare open enrollment ends soon and public perception rests heavily on these...More

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Mid-term voting

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I am sorry, but, I don't get it. Why would Democrats sit out the special election in FL#13 and not elect Alex Sink? There was only a 39% voter turnout and nearly 9000 voted for the Libertarian candidate. Jolly only...More

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Russians Rush In. Europe, You're Up.

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After upheaval upends Ukrainian government, Putin's put in a new position, Russians rush in and if you think we are jumping to conclusions you can Crimea river... Kerry carries on talks, Merkel's murky about actions, McCain's manic, Graham's self-aggrandized while...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