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Archive for the ‘Congress’ Category

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 5 - 2011 65 COMMENTS

Considering the Tea Party’s candidates and leader’s (deliberate?) misconceptions about our founding fathers and what they truly believed, I am writing this in the hopes that some of them may read this. Today, we are presented such distortions about everything from religion to government and politics and the beliefs of […]

Posted by Marion On Jul - 4 - 2011 8 COMMENTS

I’m not a great fan of Cynthia Boaz, but I’ll give her fair due. She’s written a cracking piece which you can see on TruthOut.org’s website, entiled “14 Propaganda Techniques that Fox ‘News’ Uses to Brainwash Americans.” It’s a pretty inclusive article, but she should have added how elements of […]

Posted by Marion On Jun - 13 - 2011 19 COMMENTS

New Rule: If we stop treating politicians like the celebrities they’re not, maybe then they’ll act like responsible people we trust to represent us, instead of the celebrities they’re not. May ended well for the Democratic party.  For the first time in an eternity, they’d captured a Congressional seat from […]

Posted by invient On Jun - 7 - 2011 8 COMMENTS
capitol rotunda on house of cards

I believe that socialism is the only system that we may subjugate ourselves to and still be able to call ourselves human and that society will slowly evolve into socialism, followed by the C-word, which I still have an unnatural reflex to.

Posted by ADONAI On Apr - 29 - 2011 4 COMMENTS
John Boehner

  ADONAI: Congressman Boehner, I’m so happy you decided to agree to this interview! I have so many questions I want to ask you. Congressman Boehner: Wha ….. where am I? Who…. Oh no! No, no, no!   ADONAI: So, where to begin. Do you mind if we go back […]

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 22 - 2011 17 COMMENTS
snake-oil-salesman wide

Step right up! Try Republican Ryan’s Remarkable Remedy! It’s just the thing for what ails ya! One taste of this and whatever you were concerned about before will become the least of your worries!

Posted by Keramos On Apr - 20 - 2011 32 COMMENTS

It’s my observation that the country as a whole has a serious case of what can best be termed American Attention Deficit Disorder – (AADD).  A really good example of how this works is actually occurring right now in the Congress. The Rs captured the lower house in the 2010 […]

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 11 - 2011 157 COMMENTS

Especially in the old days of movie making, when an actress was as tall or taller than her leading man, a trench might be dug for her to stand or walk in so that on camera, she could look up at him and he could look down at her. The […]

Posted by Marion On Mar - 31 - 2011 6 COMMENTS

In asserting that the House rules supreme and supersedes the Senate, Eric’s either patently ignorant or pandering patently.

Posted by Pepe Lepew On Mar - 29 - 2011 167 COMMENTS
None of these douchebags went to jail

Four major tobacco companies were subpoenaed and steadfastly refused to budge an inch that they knew cigarettes were addictive and were killing people. They all claimed they did not believe this.

Posted by Marion On Mar - 23 - 2011 76 COMMENTS

OK,  Congress is mad at the President. I get it. They’re mad because he didn’t ask them for their permission to join two other permanent members of the UN Security Council in effecting a no-fly zone over Libya in order to dissuade a brutal dictator from committing what would, effectively, […]

Posted by PocketWatch On Mar - 7 - 2011 13 COMMENTS

Here is a little ammunition and something to think about the next time you hear that raising taxes on “business” will stop them from hiring or squash their ability or willingness to invest or to upgrade their equipment or infrastructure.

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 28 - 2011 18 COMMENTS

Today’s opinion and news from around US-opolis.

Posted by ghostrider On Feb - 26 - 2011 5 COMMENTS

The current attack on Planned Parenthood and what it means to the rights of women.

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 25 - 2011 45 COMMENTS

Hello! Here is a roundup of some of the most interesting items from a very few of my favorite sites. I hope you find them interesting. _____________________________________________________________   TAKE ACTION   Join our nationwide display of progressive solidarity. For too long, conservatives have dominated the debate over the economy. But […]

Posted by 2ndClassCitizenPundit On Feb - 22 - 2011 36 COMMENTS

That word doesn’t mean what you think it means. But that’s okay, it can’t be offended by you, because it’s dead.

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