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We did not get Osama bin Laden because of Gitmo and waterboarding. or “Fight back against the ridiculous claims from the right wing”

We did not get Osama bin Laden because of Gitmo and waterboarding. or “Fight back against the ridiculous claims from the right wing”

I keep hearing from bitter Republicans that we got bin laden because of the information from Gitmo detainees. Well, I saw the CIA director under BUSH on CNN today, and he said no. It was from other CIA sites. I’ve also seen other counter-terrorism experts say that we got a lot of information from various different sources.

Why do many people think ‘birthers’ are motivated by racism?

Why do many people think ‘birthers’ are motivated by racism?

For the first time since I began writing, I’m finally writing about the birthers. I’ve largely avoided them because of just how completely nutty and racist their cause is. Their blatant conspiracy theory that President Obama is a secret muslim who was born in Kenya has been nothing more than a racist attempt to defraud him and invalidate his Presidency.

The Elephant In The Room On The Budget- Military Spending

The Elephant In The Room On The Budget- Military Spending

We are currently griping about the sheer size of our government’s budget, and the debt we have accrued over the years. Republicans complain about social programs, and want to cut them to make up the shortfall-when the real problem is, and has always been- The military spending.

Keep Your Government Hands Off My Medicare!

Keep Your Government Hands Off My Medicare!

Senior citizens, even those in the Tea Party, LOVE Medicare. But if Republicans have their way, senior citizens won’t have Medicare for much longer. Now that the GOP is in the hands of extremists, Republicans are taking aim at Medicare in an effort to shatter the middle class and senior citizens once and for all.

End Game for the Birthers

End Game for the Birthers

Ronald Reagan’s birth certificate was issued in 1991, but he died in 2004. Does that mean he was 13 when he died, or that Presidents sometimes need new copies of their birth certificates?

Which Party’s Presidents Created The Debt? Anyalysis From 1938 – 2004

Which Party’s Presidents Created The Debt? Anyalysis From 1938 – 2004

Which Party’s Presidents created a majority of our debt, between 1938 and 2004?

What…Republicans Hate Poor Kids Now?

What…Republicans Hate Poor Kids Now?

Jan Brewer signs legislation intended to make it harder for same-sex couples to adopt.

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Overthrowing Democracy One City At A Time

Last week, Benton Harbor, Michigan was subjected to a hostile government takeover by a single individual. Just over a month after Republican Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation that gave broad new powers to emergency financial managers appointed by the state of Michigan to run struggling cities and schools and the ability to terminate union contracts, it has finally happened.

The Corporate Nanny State

The Corporate Nanny State

The cries of ‘End the nanny state!’ can be heard from yachts, to mansions, to airport bathrooms around America. Where did people develop, or should I say ‘invent’, this idea that we live in a ‘nanny state’?

The Ten Accomplishments of Bush

The Ten Accomplishments of Bush

I found this on the weekly standard, and I thought it would be worth sharing with all of you, along with some special commentary.

The Tennessee Bubble: Gay Prohibition

The Tennessee Bubble: Gay Prohibition

By keeping children in that bubble you are creating a very volatile situation for very fragile lives. You are not only saying that being gay is not okay, but you are making it the law.

Treasonous Republican Sabotage ??

Treasonous Republican Sabotage ??

…It is well known that the Ryan Budget Proposal will have a real and negative affect in devastating the middle class, on whose backs the recovery is built and depends on. The hypocrisy…and no surprise… is that Paul Ryan is also a recipient of the same Social Security program he now wants to destroy…

The LAW Behind Obama’s Birth Certificate

The LAW Behind Obama’s Birth Certificate

What is the law regarding birth certificates that the ‘birther’ movement is clearly unaware of? This is it…

How Republicans “Win” Elections or Support the “Voter Shooter Law”

How Republicans “Win” Elections or Support the “Voter Shooter Law”

How Republicans win elections through fear and election manipulation and how they don’t go nearly far enough in keeping the unclean from voting.

Tea Party Lies about Raising the Debt Ceiling

Tea Party Lies about Raising the Debt Ceiling

The Tea Party confuse the debt ceiling with spending ‘on the Obama Agenda.’ The Tea Party implies that if the debt ceiling is not raised, then President Obama will not be able to spend any money on his agenda. The Tea Party ignores that most U.S. government spending is for programs mandated by law or for functions of the U.S. government that existed before Obama.

The Return Of The Confederacy

The Return Of The Confederacy

‘The South shall rise again!’ Who knew these words would be so prophetic? Indeed, not only has the South risen, but it has also brought the Confederacy with it. However, this time it isn’t the Democratic Party that is bringing up the Confederacy, it is in fact, the Republican Party.

Which 10 Corporations Pay Zero Dollars In Taxes?

Which 10 Corporations Pay Zero Dollars In Taxes?

10 multibillion dollar corporations last year paid zero dollars in income taxes. Some even received a tax refund. Senator Bernie Sanders compiled a list of the 10 companies, and here it is.

Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Questions and answers from Raul Grijalva, progressive representative from Arizona, his caucus’s progressive budget, and his work for Tucson and the nation’s people.

CEOs Are Richer Than Ever. So Where’s The Trickle Down?

CEOs Are Richer Than Ever. So Where’s The Trickle Down?

It is practically carved in stone among conservatives and the GOP that the more money the rich and corporations make, the better off everyone else will be. This is called alternately “Reaganomics”, “Supply Side Economics”, “Trickle Down Economics” or, as Bush Sr., the far more intelligent of the Bush presidents, put it: “Voodoo Economics”.

Shutting ‘Birthers’ Up For Good

Shutting ‘Birthers’ Up For Good

Was President Barack Hussein Obama II born in Hawaii? Yes. Is there proof of this? Yes. Instead, where do the ‘Birthers’ (those that believe President Obama was born outside of the U.S.A.) believe the President was born? Africa… of course.