Republicans

 
 
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Getting My Mail

I love getting my mail each day. Usually, there is an assortment of junk items that go directly into the garbage. But, sometimes I need to get something delivered right away and I can count on my USPS to do the job correctly. Now, some are seeking to privatize the USPS.

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Peace is Piecework

The last fourteen years of American politics are said to be the most divisive since the pre-Civil War era. Having paid attention to the news over these difficult years, this seems fairly accurate to me.

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.

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THE POLITICUS: STATE OF AFFAIRS

Today, May 7th 2014 at 7pm EST we will host a discussion on the following topics via Google Hangout: * ACA: Will it be a net negative or positive for Democrats in 2014 midterms?

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Obama's Top 10 Jokes from the White House Correspondences Dinner

On Saturday, May 3rd 2014 President Barack Obama delivered his last White House Correspondents’ Dinner performance, coincidentally it's also the 100th anniversary of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Below is the President's top 10 jokes as reported by Politico.

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Seven Million - Check. Untold Millions - Unchecked.

The healthcare push led to 7 million sign-ups,
surpassing the Administration's targets,
and giving a boost to this new program,
while getting more Americans covered.

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

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?

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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 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed.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.

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.

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Around my community of Southwest Washington all eyes are on the Oregon Legislature this week as committees decide the fate of the Columbia River Crossing (CRC).