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Republicans mine for votes, infrastructure investment, The NSA mined for data
 

Feckless Mining, Reckless Undermining

As Republicans mine for votes, their focus on undermining the President prohibits progress on national priorities from job creation to infrastructure investment.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

#BringBackOurGirls.............. ALL OF THEM!

Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Conservative Performance Art Convention

CPAC 2014 is over, and the hard core rightists of our nation have had their fill of entertainment for another year.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news, What is Ideology?
 

The Main Trouble in Politics

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
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

When Definite Meets Defiant

One day, the Ukrainian leader definitely stood firm. The next, he was ousted by a defiant nation and is on the run as the world races to react.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

They Raised the Ceiling, Now Raise the Floor

Boehner's buddies bucked the Tea Party to lower the insanity and raise the debt ceiling.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

In Some Events the US Should Not Go for the Gold

As the Olympics begin in a country that is a leader in silencing dissent and imprisoning citizens, it would be a good time for the United States to close Guantanamo and reform policing tactics.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

When Politics and Religion DO Mix

It’s something I do about once a week: share a quote from the Dalai Lama with my Facebook friends.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Washington Has Joined The Jersey Bridge-and-Tunnel Crowd

Chris Christie's not the only one with a bridge to sell you: in Washington, some argue the NSA never went to far, that Food Stamps promote a culture of dependency and that we'll get better internet
 

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.
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