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Posted by AdLib On Aug - 1 - 2009 4 COMMENTS

What seems to be shaping up as the ultimate national internal conflict for the United States is not Republican vs. Democrat, Conservative vs. Liberal, Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice or Family Values vs. Republican Politicians. It is Stupid vs. Smart. The Washington game, most played by Republicans and recognized and sanctioned by […]

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Posted by AdLib On Jul - 22 - 2009 3 COMMENTS
Posted by AdLib On Jul - 21 - 2009 2 COMMENTS

It really shouldn’t be surprising that the Republican Party is focused right now on winning nothing, the biggest nothing in recent times. The GOP’s goal, what they are campaigning full bore to provide to Americans, is absolutely nothing…in terms of health care reform. What is bewildering is how a party […]

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Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Jul - 16 - 2009 1 COMMENT

What a difference having the president in the country makes.

After a tumultuous and uneven week last week this week has been a major perhaps historic step forward on healthcare reform.

Two bills have advanced this week to the general assembly in each chamber of Congress. The three committees working on healthcare reform have joined together to forward a bill for markup to the floor of the House. While the Senate HELP committee in somewhat of a surprised outflanked the Fiance committee and passed a bill on a 13-10 partisan vote.

Posted by KevenSeven On Jul - 12 - 2009 5 COMMENTS

Holder’s trial balloon describes a course of inquiry worse than no investigation at all. While what little we know we know due to carefully leaked comments, the fact that the leaks were coordinated to several newspapers simultaneously and that the story was consistent indicates that this is a course of […]

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Posted by AdLib On Jul - 10 - 2009 3 COMMENTS

It seems far too many Americans live by the phrase, “Don’t pee on my leg and tell me it’s raining…unless you’re really, really convincing.”

Many people WANT to be sold on bullshit, they just don’t like thinking about things that make them feel bad or insecure and welcome any and all attempts to re-label reality. This is endemic in politics but just as intertwined in most other parts of society.

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Jul - 8 - 2009 2 COMMENTS

There have been numerous developments on the healthcare reform front since congress has returned from July 4th recess. The biggest development is that the Democrats now have a so called “super majority” since they now have 60 seats in the Senate thanks to the addition of progressive Senator Al Franken of Minnesota.

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Posted by KevenSeven On Jul - 5 - 2009 2 COMMENTS

This week’s latest installment in the soap opera of Sarah Palin has given again the opportuinity to reactionaries (the people who detest Bill Clinton or Barack Obama) to again ask in a plaintive voice: “Why are Liberals so hateful toward (whoever) Sarah Palin?    (Next week there will be a new […]

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Posted by AdLib On Jun - 30 - 2009 1 COMMENT

Dear God, We humbly write to you, our great and omnipotent Lord because we’re not sure you’re aware of what’s been happening lately. We’ve done everything to follow what you want. We hate all the right people. We promote Christian values especially when we cheat on our wives, get caught […]

Posted by KevenSeven On Jun - 9 - 2009 23 COMMENTS

I tired, almost two months ago, at the foolishness of my fellow liberals, working the meme “President Obama is playing three-dimensional chess” when discussing the pending (0r NOT!) investigations into the crimes of BushCo. Particularly at a site that shall remain nameless (but some would call it FaRT) I found […]

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Posted by AdLib On Jun - 7 - 2009 2 COMMENTS

Okay, one of the bullshit arguments that Republicans trot out on Health Care should be blown up for once and for all. I was watching Bill Maher Friday night and a dweeby Republican Woman, feigning a sense of humor (which Republicans often do since they don’t understand how to intentionally […]

Posted by KevenSeven On Jun - 6 - 2009 8 COMMENTS

For me there is nothing more tedious than a jingoistic expression of pride in America.    The less often one needs to say that America is the greatest nation ever, the more likely it is to be true. Now I need to figure out how to insert a photo…..

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Jun - 5 - 2009 14 COMMENTS

People committing domestic mass murder is almost commonplace in today’s American society.

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