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

Feckless Mining, Reckless Undermining

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As Republicans mine for votes, their focus on undermining the President prohibits progress on national priorities from job creation to infrastructure investment. The NSA mined for data so aggressively that it undermined Obama on privacy handing Rand Paul and a...More

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Enough Global Climate Change, How About Political Climate Change?

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Reports are conclusive about climate change and the President is taking and urging new actions, but denials and distractions will stall progress until there's a change in the climate in Washington. The world offers help and holds onto hope for...More

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Gases and Gasbags

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The Supreme Court has upheld the ability of the EPA to regulate greenhouse gases. Will the President uphold his responsibility to offer more action and less hot air on this issue? Oklahoma has evolved beyond the gas chamber, using untested...More

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Healthcare Reform (ACA) Is Here to Stay

Listen up Moderate Democrats and Far Right Republicans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed. Why? Let me break it down! Right now 5 million people have signed up for healthcare insurance with the ACA. The...More

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Obama Time, Overtime or Out Of Time?

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The Prez pushes overtime pay for more Americans as he realizes he may be running out of time to address growing inequality in our country. He and Putin stake out a stand-off in Ukraine, but as Crimea rushes a Russian...More

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Conservative Performance Art Convention

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CPAC 2014 is over, and the hard core rightists of our nation have had their fill of entertainment for another year. The convention also provided a week of really solid material for comedians like Jon Stewart, who had his audience...More

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news, What is Ideology?
 

The Main Trouble in Politics

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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 .More

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Republican Michael Grimm Threatens to Break Report in half (Video)

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Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) got in a reporter's face and reportedly threatened him after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.More

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The Polar Vortex of US Politics

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While another deep freeze engulfs the country, a deeper freeze permeates US diplomacy, as critics cast a chill on negotiations with Iran and create slippery conditions for Syria talks.More