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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? Here's what these people have to...More

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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

 

Political Leaders On Twitter

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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. Republicans are focused on the ACA rollout...More

 

The Good Guys Get Traction

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President Obama, Senator Reid and Representative Nancy Pelosi pulled off an epic victory for the American people this week when they held strong against the Tea Party’s best efforts to sabotage our government. After fifteen long days of the government...More

 

Let Them Eat Cake

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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. While firefighters were scrambling through the...More

 

Green Eggs and Sham

Ted Cruz did cram all the words he could ram as he tried to slam and sought to damn a health program to hep your fam, invoking Sam from Green Eggs and Ham. His ideas have dust and opinions rust,...More

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Ted Cruz Cures Rush Limbaugh's Erectile Dysfunction

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Right around 12 pm EST today, Party of One Ted Cruz wrapped up his pointless nonfilibuster so he could appear on the Rush Limbaugh Show . The right wing talk show host is the poster boy for limp noodles, having...More

 

Dialogue: Is It Possible In This Political Atmosphere?

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With the talks already ongoing to try and avert a government shutdown in the face of another debt ceiling crisis, I have decided to look at the broader question of whether it is genuinely possible to have an actual dialogue,...More

 

Birther Argument Debunked

We have all been seeing for years now the arguments put forward by some that President Barack Obama was ineligible to run for President because he was not a "natural born citizen" as his father was from Kenya. Despite Hawaii...More

 

Supreme Court Nomination Hearings: Joke or Serious Exercise?

I recall vividly in the summer of 1987 when Court of Appeals Judge Robert Bork was before the Senate Judiciary Committee going through the ordeal of a hearing on his nomination to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court...More