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 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed.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

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Did Hell Just Freeze Over?

As America shivered through a historic freeze, Obama warmed up the discussion of poverty, the Senate passed unemployment benefits and debate shifted from austerity to inequality.

 

Go Pro Camera Raffle Contest

To all current and potential users,

THE POLITICUS would like to announce a raffle contest to win a brand new Go Pro Camera pictured above. How do I enter?

 

Thankful for Nuclear Options and New, Clear Options

The Senate addresses historic obstruction by dealing with dramatic filibuster dysfunction, enraging the GOP and engaging democracy to move forward on Presidential appointments.

 

Political Leaders On Twitter

Politics today is all about messaging. So I took a quick look at the Twitter account for Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate. What I found will not surprise you.

 

Let Them Eat Cake

Lately a memory has been haunting me a little bit. It was a television image that I noticed during the frantic, wall to wall TV coverage of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Is Rush Limbaugh the Puppet Master Behind the Government Shutdown?

Want to know where the recent flurry of House Republican bat shit is coming from?  

Look no further than right wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh.