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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

 

Moderate Republicans In Denial

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Mickey Edwards steals a page from those early Progressives who believed the cure for democracy was more democracy. Joining a long list of Republican "reformers" who are trying mightily to help the GOP avoid a rendevous with hostile demographics, the...More

 

Tangled Up In Blue: Values Vs. Politics

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Can Conservatives and Moderates get along? Could a Liberal be friends with a Republican? Is inter-political party love possible? Of course- these things happen every day. But if relationships are built on common values, how is this possible? Many Congressmen...More

 

America’s First Gay President: Coming Out Sometime in the Future

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This may seem farfetched at this time in our history but I assure you, America will someday have an out-of-the-closet and into your hearts, gay president. As a gay man, I found it exciting when Barack Obama — the first...More

 

Senate Filibusters Should Have a Strong Defense

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When a senator or senators from our United States Senate decide to oppose a bill from being voted on by blocking it with a filibuster , then that senator or senators should have to provide a strong defense on why...More

 

The Republican Party Sees Conspiracy Theories

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I find it fascinating but frightening that the GOP is falling so far out of step with average Americans, that it now resorts to underhanded legislation, not meant for the good of the people they serve but to overcome the...More

 

Obama Economy Working: Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.8 Percent

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Patience; this is what I have been recommending all along. The economy has been improving for a while now, the stock market has recovered and making money, and now Americans are going back to work. It was just reported ,...More

 

The Multinational Takeover of American Elections

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Mitt Romney’s overseas trip has been fodder for the press and media as quite a source of humor and more example of fumbling and mumbling we have seen from the candidate since the primary season kicked off. Something that has...More

 

Why Bain Matters

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We have had 30 years of what has turned out to be horrible economic policy. All of the facts, when reviewed, will show that the system is failing the majority of Americans. But instead of admitting that failure, we are...More

 

Evil, Rich People Don’t Have Rights

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Rich people may be evil but they have rights This post is to remind people that rich people have rights, too. They should not be treated differently because of their status for logical, moral and Constitutional reasons. The federal government’s...More