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Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Sep - 22 - 2014 130 COMMENTS

I spend a lot of time at whack-a-troll at but one does get a little weary of all the Barack Obama naysayers..so every now and then I like to remind myself (and others) of why I continue to support him.

Posted by Nirek On Sep - 15 - 2014 26 COMMENTS

    Every single Republican Senator voted to allow billionaires to continue buying their votes! “Koch Brothers Win Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked a constitutional amendment that would have restored limits on big money in politics and overturned the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Americans must […]

Posted by Nirek On Aug - 6 - 2014 32 COMMENTS

What do you suppose he is hiding? Why is all the information about him classified? Was he treated differently than other POW’s? Why is he such a “hawk”?

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Aug - 5 - 2014 8 COMMENTS

John Boehner has had one goal during his Speakership: Keep the Speaker’s Gavel. That’s it. So he did what he had to do to get past last week’s Immigration Crisis vote to avoid a vote of confidence on his Speakership.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 27 - 2014 22 COMMENTS

  Have you noticed that the people who rant about the size of our government are from States that receive the most assistance from the government? http://247wallst.com/special-report/2012/08/03/states-that-get-the-most-federal-money/2/ http://247wallst.com/special-report/2012/08/03/states-that-get-the-most-federal-money/3/   “No state in the U.S. received more money per person from the federal government than Alaska. One contributing factor is that […]

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 25 - 2014 24 COMMENTS

The automatic impeachment declaration uses blank lines in the areas where charges against a future Democratic President should appear, and terms like “Enter Scandal Here”, “List Connections to Terrorists” and “Fill In Traitorous Act” are placed beneath the blanks, in parentheses.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 16 - 2014 72 COMMENTS

There is a lot of federal money that is supposed to go to the States highway funds to repair roads and bridges. The Tea Party controlled House has held up those monies.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 4 - 2014 48 COMMENTS

We are “responsible for the greatest trust ever confided to a political society.” (Patrick Henry) But as polling demonstrates the American Public has shirked its responsibility in failing to be the informed electorate that John Adams believed was the foundation of any democracy.

Posted by Beatriz09 On Jul - 3 - 2014 40 COMMENTS

If you want to correct the error Matthews and so many other people have been making for years now, you will have to stop talking policy and start explaining strategy and the way our democracy functions.

Posted by Zeke On Jul - 2 - 2014 41 COMMENTS

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.

Posted by Mopshell On Jun - 30 - 2014 41 COMMENTS

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 […]

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jun - 27 - 2014 62 COMMENTS

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.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 26 - 2014 94 COMMENTS

Since it is Republican policy to do nothing for America and since Obama is doing something for America…which contradicts their policy, they are seeking to sue him. I believe the charge is “Driving Policy While Democrat…and Black”.

Posted by confuseddemocrat On Jun - 26 - 2014 25 COMMENTS

McDaniel warned that this is a war, and they will not “surrender”. He promised that they (conservatives) will eventually win control of the Republican party and the country. Paraphrasing what the late Maya Angelou once said “ when someone shows you who he is…believe him.”

Posted by phoenixdoglover On Jun - 20 - 2014 39 COMMENTS

Americans’ current confidence in Congress [7%] is not only the lowest on record, but also the lowest Gallup has recorded for any institution in the 41-year trend.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 19 - 2014 105 COMMENTS

Studies of how much Americans understand the workings of the government at all levels show that most have only the vaguest idea of how bills become laws. Thus Obama’s support among Hispanics has eroded because HE has not gotten immigration reform through Congress.

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