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    Republicans Campaign in Their

    As part of their attempt to soften their image with voters just ahead of of next week’s election, top names from the GOP have donned their Halloween costumes and are offering a trick…or treat…for America.

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    CNN, MSNBC and Fox News to Sue

    “We and the other networks are suing because of the incredible losses we’ve suffered due to Americans not suffering incredible losses.”

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    Should Voting in the U.S. Be M

    For those who believe in American Exceptionalism and in America as being the world’s greatest democracy, how can that be the case when so many other countries have greater democratic participation than America?

  • Can you smell what the economy is cooking??

    Great News on the Economy! (M

    Essentially the economy has been left alone to heal itself for almost 4 years.  It is a testament to the American spirit and work ethic that we’ve managed to heal ourselves to the extent we have.

Cowardly Boehner - PPOV

As part of their attempt to soften their image with voters just ahead of of next week’s election, top names from the GOP have donned their Halloween costumes and are offering a trick…or treat…for America.

ebola suits

“We and the other networks are suing because of the incredible losses we’ve suffered due to Americans not suffering incredible losses.”

voters flag

For those who believe in American Exceptionalism and in America as being the world’s greatest democracy, how can that be the case when so many other countries have greater democratic participation than America?

Can you smell what the economy is cooking??

Essentially the economy has been left alone to heal itself for almost 4 years.  It is a testament to the American spirit and work ethic that we’ve managed to heal ourselves to the extent we have.

Thomas_P._Rossiter,_Signing_of_the_Constitution

If one engages with a theocrat and takes the time to debunk enough of their claims, eventually, they will get into ambiguous territory like what was the “Real” intent of the founders.

Is The United States Of America A Christian Nation?

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 2 - 2014 91 Comments
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So many, many times I hear so many of my fellow Americans claim that the United States is a Christian nation, as our founding fathers intended it to be. They continue to claim that our founders were god fearing, Christian men who for all intents and purposes designed our nation […]

children borders

Suddenly, unaccompanied children are pouring across the border from Mexico. They are not all from Mexico but from Honduras and other Central American countries. Where do we start to end the crossings?

Hobby Lobby, Contraception and Bearing False Witness

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jun - 30 - 2014 83 Comments
Scotus - Hobby Lobby protest

Speaking of Christian values, whatever happened to bearing false witness? Hobby Lobby set up shop in a state where they’d have to pay for employee healthcare including emergency contraception.

Corporations Are Religious Extremists Too!

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 30 - 2014 195 Comments
SCOTUS - Hobby Lobby

This is as close to a declaration of a Zombie Apocalypse we have gotten from this Supreme Court to date. It is The Night of the Living Religious Corporation…they’re alive! And they have more rights than the actual people who work for them! Get the canned food and the shotgun, they’re coming to your neighborhood next!

The Whys And Wherefores Of Suing The President

Posted by Mopshell On Jun - 30 - 2014 41 Comments
Obama and Boehner

In his weekly press conference June 25, 2014, House Speaker John Boehner confirmed that he will initiate a lawsuit on behalf of the House against President Obama over the administration’s use of executive actions. Boehner asserted: “This is about defending the institution in which we serve. What we’ve seen clearly […]

The Price Of Everything

Posted by phoenixdoglover On Jun - 30 - 2014 7 Comments
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Ah, the good old days, 1965 – when you could leave your doors unlocked, the temperature was a balmy 80 degrees, and your new Mustang convertible sat eagerly waiting for you in the carport. You had $10 burning a hole in your pocket, and Betty Lou was getting out, or […]

The 2018 Congressional Republican Orientation Handbook

Posted by phoenixdoglover On Jun - 28 - 2014 13 Comments
Support Your Party

TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome from the Speaker Dress Code Lodging and Meals Committee Assignments Franking Fact-Finding Missions Personal Appearances Legislation Welcome from the Speaker As Speaker of the 2018 House and Grill, I would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members. We look forward to meeting with […]

The Weekend Music Thread-Creatures Great and Small

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jun - 28 - 2014 461 Comments
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Welcome folks to another Weekend Music Thread! Since we’ve recently been discussing the animals in the world around us, I thought a music thread about animals would fit nicely. It is surprising to realize the vast amount of songs human beings have written about the world’s critters, both great and […]

Vox Populi – 6-27-2014

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 27 - 2014 Add Comments

             AdLib : Yep, a good time to wrap a great Vox! Take care slm and have a great weekend! AdLib : slm – Time and again, the wealthy are hung on their petards through their hubris. In fact, I think their favorite dish is hanging petards over hubris. sillylittleme […]

Vox-Populi

There’s a lot on the Vox Populi menu tonight, your table is reserved and you are invited to join the banquet of weekly live chat about the week’s events.

Why I Am Against War

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 27 - 2014 96 Comments
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I don’t believe we should commit our military to war without first giving a lot of thought and research into why we should or shouldn’t put them in harm’s way.

Where’s the Headline on Human Extinction?

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jun - 27 - 2014 62 Comments
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The warming we’ve seen is setting feedback loops that guarantee higher levels of warming. The melting of the Siberian permafrost means thousands of gigatons of methane (more damaging as greenhouse effect than carbon dioxide) released into the atmosphere.

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