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My Declaration Of Independence (From The Two Party System)

My Declaration Of Independence (From The Two Party System)

A long time ago, the British were imposing taxes on American colonists. The first step in this was Parliament taxing the colonies for their defenses. The colonists protested, not because of the amount that they were taxed, but by the fact that they had no representation in Parliament.

by Daniel Wood· · Political Rants
Rick Perry: Conservative Dishonesty and Hypocrisy at its Finest

Rick Perry: Conservative Dishonesty and Hypocrisy at its Finest

This article’s purpose is to prove that Rick Perry is one of the most dishonest and hypocritical politicians in America. SPOILER ALERT: Rick Perry does a lot of the work for me!

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Twice As Many Americans Still Blame Bush Over Obama For The Economy

A new poll released today by Quinnipiac University confirms that not only do Americans still blame Bush for the economy, but twice as many Americans blame Bush as the number of Americans who blame President Obama for the economy. 54% of Americans blame former President Bush but only 27% blame President Obama.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Last Year A Majority Of Minnesotans Surveyed Said They Think Michele Bachmann Is ‘Embarrassing’

Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann represents Minnesota’s 6th District in the House of Representatives, and recently announced her candidacy to be the Republican nominee for President in 2012. According to a survey taken last year, a majority of Minnesotans said they think Congresswoman Bachmann is ’embarrassing’.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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GOP Denies Jobs Creation Bills, Wastes Taxpayer Money, and An Open Letter To Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs!

In this meeting several issues were raised. The Democrats argued that if they can pass redistricting and several other bills in extraordinary session, they might as well pass some old bills that had bipartisan support and had the sole purpose of creating more jobs. Of course, the GOP said they did not want to work on the jobs creation bills they would rather work on quickly pushing through bills that hurt people rather than help.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Jeff Stone Admits to Disenfranchising Students and GAB Suspicion

Jeff Stone Admits to Disenfranchising Students and GAB Suspicion

So, I got out of the hospital earlier this week and back off to work. On one of my first days at the Capitol I got a rare interview with Assembly Representative Jeff Stone, who introduced AB7 or the Wisconsin Voter Disenfranchisement Act. One aspect of this bill that was not very widely covered was the disenfranchisement of students.

Update on the Memorial Union and Disability Harassment

Update on the Memorial Union and Disability Harassment

This is about selectively targeting and enforcing policies they never care about on solely me. And it all started just because I want to live a normal life and not let my cardiac condition hinder my life so therefore use a Segway for mobility. An injustice to one is an injustice to all.

Dr.’s Getting Away With Murder and Disability Harassment!!!

Dr.’s Getting Away With Murder and Disability Harassment!!!

The funny thing about Wisconsin Legislative Committee meetings is that the GOP is trying so hard to sneak as much as they can without publicity that you barely ever know what is actually going on. Today was another one of those days and tomorrow I will post video of the committee meeting, but please do share this blog post so that everyone know’s what is going on.

Great News: America Is Not Broke!

Great News: America Is Not Broke!

The Republicans keep peddling the lie that Democrats spend too much, which is laughable when you consider how much the last Republican administration expanded government and spent money. They used to tell us their bad decisions were all okay because we were ‘at war.’ Now they tell us that their bad policies are okay because we ‘are broke.’

Barack Obama, Flake, or Master Dope Roper?

Barack Obama, Flake, or Master Dope Roper?

There has been a big push from the left for some time against our president, and many see themselves as justified in this pushing.

by Socialist Nutjob, Catalina· · News
The Tea Party Lies

The Tea Party Lies

I have always considered the Tea Party to be a little suspicious. Maybe it’s because I am originally from England, and cannot get over the naughty colonies dumping our precious tea into the sea in 1773. But in all seriousness the Tea Party, as we know them today, sprang forth soon after Barack Obama took office, and suddenly started protesting our terrible tax burden and seemed to believe that they had something in common with the colonists of 1773.

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Are Evangelicals Always Conservative?

Evangelicals are the most conservative group in America and are the founding backbone of the Tea Party. However, evangelicals have still impacted liberal policies and some have been supporters of leftist movements. How could this be?

Progressive Pundits Punching Down: K.O. KO’s Disabled Lady

Progressive Pundits Punching Down: K.O. KO’s Disabled Lady

Keith Olbermann get on Twitter to attack an elderly disabled viewer, about her comments regarding Medicare.

by Marion· · News
This is my concerned face. I only use it when rich people have to pay taxes. Won't anyone think of all those poor rich people?!

Cantor Sets A New Standard For The Word “Chutzpah”

Eric Cantor redefines conservative hypocrisy by whining about how much the GOP has to ‘sacrifice’ to even DISCUSS raising the debt ceiling.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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No Way Out: Private Prisons Or Conservative Sponsored Gulags?

Ever heard of private sector prisons? Up until a couple of years ago, I had always assumed that prisons were owned and operated by state and federal government. It was only while researching the Arizona death panels that I discovered the existence of privately run prisons.

Writers of the ‘Marriage Vow’ Remove Offensive Slavery Reference

Writers of the ‘Marriage Vow’ Remove Offensive Slavery Reference

After what to them had to be an unexpected back lash a conservative group called The Family Leader has removed controversial language in it’s Marriage Vow. The controversial language referred to black children and said they were better off during slavery.

by George L. Cook III· · News
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More on Jobs: The LA Times on Romney’s Record

Mitt Romney has a record on creating jobs. Unfortunately for him, it’s not a good one.

by Xenocrates· · Information and Resources
Senator Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell: Hard At Work Putting Us Back Into Recession

It’s not that Republicans hate America, they just don’t give a damn about it.

Republicans & Decepticons: Strategically Parallel

Republicans & Decepticons: Strategically Parallel

Either, the Republicans have taken a page from the Decepticons’ playbook, or the Decepticons have taken a page from the Republican’s playbook, because the two strategies appear to be of the same philosophical bloodline.

Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

The Madness Of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

There are many people in this country who think that Michele Bachmann would make a good President, but it would seem that a majority of them are unfamiliar with some of the crazier things that she has said. Use this post to familiarize yourself with some of her most outrageous statements.