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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

 

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

 

The GOP: Contortionists and Extortionists

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Ted Cruz's exhortation against Obamacare and the House GOP's explosion of democratic process turn out to be part of a long-term right-wing plan for the exploitation of a government shut-down. Bohner's lost control of the House while regular Americans are...More

 

Bead-Reader #1: Weeping Boehner Should Find Better Reasons to Weep

We all know that U.S House Speaker John Boehner is well-known to break out in tears, as he did recently after being reelected as House Speaker. John Boehner is a weeper, the only thing is, what he weeps about usually...More

 

Congress Avoids Fiscal Cliff – Now the Debt Ceiling

Though it took going past the deadline into the New Year, the United States Congress managed to settle on a deal that raises taxes on the wealthiest Americans who make over $400 thousand a year for individuals and $450 thousand...More

 

Fiscal Cliff Saga: Game of Chicken

For those of you not familiar with the game of Chicken, it is a very dangerous game where drivers in two different cars drive straight at each other, and the one who swerves off the road first, loses. Sometimes two...More

 

ObamaCare is Off the Table in “Fiscal Cliff” Negotiations

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Those who poured out in droves to vote for President Obama, who by the way, won a second term in office, deserve to have what they stood in long lines on Election Day for. The Affordable Care Act, also known...More

 

Four More Years - Many More Beers

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A historical, exhausting and costly campaign led to victory for a President who spent 4 years not tackling global warming, taxing billionaires, jailing bankers or reforming immigration. As a dozen toss-up races were decided, the new Senate bolsters the same...More

 

My Personal Account of Private vs Government-Public School

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Unlike many kids, I had the privilege to attend both public and private school. Here is an account of the stark difference, from what I remember, between the two. I attended private school in 1st and 5th grade. It was...More

 

Transportation Bill: Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure Will Improve the Economy

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Most of us would agree that our infrastructure is crumbling , with bridges and roads, sewer systems, and our electric gird is falling apart all across the country.More