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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. Not long ago, same-sex marriage was a certain loser. Now courts in...More

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DECEMBER 2013 December 2, 2013: A cruise fundraiser is held for Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) December 3, 2013: Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) hosts a luncheon fundraiser in Washington, D.C. December 3, 2013: Reps. Mark Amodei (R-NV) and Louis Capps (D-CA)...More


Moderate Republicans In Denial


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


When A Tornado Isn't The Only Destructive Force


We grieve for those lost in Oklahoma's tragedy, as we did for victims of recent hurricanes and tornadoes, but denial of science keeps us from addressing climate change's role in these unnatural disasters. We commit to helping Oklahoma rebuild but...More


Bad Gas Not Normally This Much of A Problem


Its March 18th, do you know where your podcast is? On this date in history back in1937, 298 school children experienced the worst gas of their lives, and not the kind that would provide their schoolmates with smirks, giggles, and...More


Governor Fallon and other Governors Turn Down Federal Dollars for Health Care


I live in one of the states whose governor decided to refuse cooperating with the federal government on implementing ObamaCare — in Oklahoma. I am also one of many who do not have health care but needs it. My income...More


Recall Election Today! Will Anger at Gov. Scott Walker Motivate Voters?


Citizens of Wisconsin finally have their day at the polls and a chance to win a recall of Governor Scott Walker who, since taking office, has targeted public unions, forcing them to take cuts to their benefits while also taking...More


Hate is Easy


This article is a repost from a wonderful writer and a friend of mine, Roy-Gene who has a website called Roygeneable. Roy is a recent ORU graduate and writes a great deal concerning gay issues. You can follow his blog...More


Why ask scientists for ideas when politicians are so great at making things up? [erv]


There are two groups of people I would be perfectly happy if they all just disappeared. Like, right now. 1-- Politicians 2-- Clergy/reverends/pastors/whatevers Even the shittiests, hipsterish of musicians contributes more to positive to society than those two groups of...More


Senator Susan Collins (R) plays political games with pandemic preparedness... and your life [erv]


February 2009-- Republican senators, led by a Susan Collins (R-ME) stripped Obamas stimulous package for funding to the CDC and pandemic flu preparedness:"Everybody in the room is concerned about a pandemic flu, but does it belong in this bill? Should...More