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Summer Hopes, Some Are Hopeless

From Egypt's Arab Spring to Morsi's sudden fall, peaceful possibility turned to clash & confrontation as democratic dreams are dashed by death & devastation. Momentum on immigration reform hit a stalemate, talks of job creation turned to threats of a...More

 

Mourning After Obama's Morning After

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The President got in bed with Republicans to help him pass gun control legislation, but it was no love-match, they screwed him over & the morning after has left us with no new laws. He continues to court conservatives on...More

 

Are They Ignoring or Just Ignorant?

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As the GOP tries to connect to Latino voters, they first apologize for a Congress member's slur -- which he says he didn't realize was a slur. While Congress considers steps on gun violence, conservatives oppose action, deny the facts...More

 

The Grand Old Party or A Gay Old Party

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As arch-conservatives cling to definitions of marriage as between a man and a woman, more and more Americans come to believe that people have the right to marry whom they love. While the Supreme Court's right flank seems uncomfortable recognizing...More

 

These Rats Are Still On Their Sinking Ship

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Instead of stalling senseless sequester slashing, the GOP prefers to prove a point by sinking a ship instead of saving it -- but it's their Party's that's submerging slowly. The 75 Republicans who speak for repealing DOMA are former players,...More

 

Drones and Droning

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After years of attacks by unmanned drones -- a practice that has seeded fear & enmity -- it takes a confirmation hearing for the Senate to finally question the White House about it. After years of increasing tension & confusion...More

 

The GOP's Immigrating, But Will They Get Amnesty?

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GOP views on immigration are immigrating, and taking up new residence left of center, but after years of xenophobic crusading will they find a home among reformers? On guns, some conservatives cross the border from the realm of paranoia to...More

 

Let's Get Fiscal -- And Get Physical

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The GOP say the only way to address the debt is to weaken Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security, but we know that healthy, secure Americans make a healthier, more secure America. Deficit hawks want to stop investing in our country...More

 

Medicare Age Requirement Should Go Down, Not Up

Recently there has been talk by Republican lawmakers and the media about a deal to help solve the Fiscal Cliff issue and they think that Medicare’s age requirement should be lifted to 67 years old. As far as I am...More