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Obama Can’t Win. No Matter What He Does.

Obama Can’t Win. No Matter What He Does.

Barrack Obama was everyone’s favorite candidate in 2008. Today, despite a well played effort to be a better president than anyone could hope for amid the numerous crises he faces both inherited and new, he is a whipping boy for every man woman and child in this nation. It seems […]

by Socialist Nutjob, Catalina· · News
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What Can You Really Pass to Your Children?

The right wing NEEDS this process of inherited political thinking. The policies they endorse make no sense, so they need to create an army of followers that don’t question anything.

by Xenocrates· · Political Rants
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A Well-Informed Electorate Elects a Responsible Government? Ask Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor makes a major gaffe, showing he has no idea how a bill is passed. Cantor is the Republican Majority Leader in the House of Representatives.

by Marion· · News
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Delaware Senate Approves Medical Marijuana

At around 4:20 (Yeah, really) on 3-31-2011, Delaware moved one giant step towards legalizing medical marijuana for suffering patients. The Delaware State Senate has passed SB17 by a vote of 18-3. I got word from Senator Anthony DeLuca’s legislative aide, Valarie McCartan. The bill now moves to the State House […]

by Sean Conners· · News
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Georgia GOP Pushes Lower Taxes for Corporations, Higher Taxes For Girl Scouts

GOP controlled legislatures all across the country are facing huge budget deficits. The GOP in Georgia has a solution; higher taxes for girl scouts and lower taxes for corporations.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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Joe Bageant and James Webb: Virginia’s Loss

Early Monday morning, I heard about Joe Bageant’s passing.  Joe, along with Senator James Webb, provided me with a seminal epiphany regarding both my political and biological heritage this past year. I was born in Joe’s hometown of Winchester, Virginia – basically because at that time, the mid-1950s – Winchester […]

by Marion· · News
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Disastrous Dependence

The need for energy has never been more important. America has been dependent on oil to meet its energy needs for over a century now and as the rest of the world aspires to be like us, it is clear that the worlds supply of oil is thinning out and running dry.

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So Here We Are…

Republicans took control of the House in January and it’s March 30, 2011. I have to ask: where are the jobs?

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Weekly Standard: The Koch Brothers Are Innocent Victims of Liberal Hate

The Weekly Standard, that fair and balanced website, has written an embarrassing love letter to the Koch brothers.  It’s a bit lopsided so I took the liberty of pointing out some of the more…glaring issues with it. About the now-infamous prank call to Gov. Walker: Anger washed over David like […]

by Walt Dismay· · News
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The Fires Of Ignorance

If Republicans have their way, education funding will be cut down to a bare minimum in their effort to trim a budget that they inflated by their wars. But instead of trimming a tremendous amount of defense spending, they have chosen to focus on destroying education.

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No One Listens to the President

Tonight, when the President speaks to the nation about Libya, let’s do something different.

Let’s listen.

by Marion· · News
Other Official State Items We Need in Arizona

Other Official State Items We Need in Arizona

Arizona Now has a state gun. It’s the Colt Single Action Army Revolver the state firearm. While that’s a great historic firearm, it’s tame next to today’s standards.(link) What we really need for the state gun is the Pfeifer .600 Nitro Express Magnum. (Learn more here) Not only is this gun […]

by Tex Shelters· · News, Political Humor
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The Fools on the Hill

For the record, yes, the Constitution specifically gives Congress the power to declare war, but it also gives the President, as Commander-in-Chief, to make war; and the last declared war we fought, involving Congress’s declaration, was World War II

by Marion· · News
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Oliver North mad at Obama for sidestepping Congress. No, seriously.

Oliver North, a convicted felon stemming from the Iran-Contra affair. You know, the one where President Reagan “forgot” to mention he was breaking the law by going against the Congress’ explicit directions?

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Bryan Fischer: Muslims not protected by the 1st Amendment!

On his radio show, Bryan Fischer said that the 1st Amendment was only meant for Christians, not Muslims. Fischer is known for his outrageous remarks regarding religion.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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New Law; Mandatory Ultrasounds to Get an Abortion

Many states now require or offer an ultrasound of the unborn child before an abortion is performed.

by Socialist Nutjob, Catalina· · News
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Is Religion Becoming Extinct?

In a recent study, a trend has emerged in religious identity in the world. It’s shrinking. Overall self-identification with a religion has gone down in nations who’s census data reflect religious affiliation.

by Socialist Nutjob, Catalina· · News
Big Business Loopholes and Bipartisanship

Big Business Loopholes and Bipartisanship

This is something you might not want to hear. If you don’t think you can keep an open-mind for about thirty seconds while I explain my position, you should probably be a conservative. I’m not suggesting anything drastic, just a partial ceasefire.

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Newt Gingrich Would Only Enforce No-Fly Zone If Obama Wouldn’t

Gingrich says if he were Obama he would enforce a no-fly zone. Once Obama enforced the no-fly zone Gingrich criticized Obama for it, and said he wouldn’t have done that.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Michele Bachmann’s Lies About Her History– Is She Hiding In Plain Sight?

Michele Bachmann’s Lies About Her History– Is She Hiding In Plain Sight?

Since she is a public employee, the public has the RIGHT to know. Who is Michele Bachmann really? This is a strange woman hiding in plain sight. Why is the media or even journalists not taking this information and running with it?