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The GOP Blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act Because . . .

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserts that the Paycheck Fairness Act “was going to be helpful to trial lawyers.” I developed a small headache as I tried to unravel the web of contradiction while she spoke about how pro-women’s equality the … Continue reading

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Jobs for Democrats – Newest Listings!

I updated our listing of Democratic and Dem-friendly organizations and job banks today. The listing contains everything from official Democratic Party orgs to organizations that support issues important to Democrats. Jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in D.C., NYC, and many other locations. Check … Continue reading

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Obama-Era Jobs: The Beat Goes On

Unemployment has now dropped to 6.7%. That’s a pretty impressive feat considering that conservatives in banking and on Wall Street nearly destroyed our economy with reckless gambling and lending fraud. Plus we had Republican obstructionism for all these years that … Continue reading

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New Job at Jobs4Dems – NGP Van

Check out the new job post at Jobs4Dems by NGP Van: National Account Executive Responsibilities: As a member of our Sales Team, you will sell our software products and technology services in a designated territory within the U.S. You will … Continue reading

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Latest Republican “Lipstick on a Pig” Legislation

Republicans have passed their latest piece of  Not-At-All-What-the-Title-Suggests-Legislation (You know, like all those “jobs bills” they’ve proposed), and it’s misleadingly titled the “Working Families Flexibility Act”. Eric Cantor, the second ranking Republican con-man in the House had a few words … Continue reading

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A Glaring Omission In the Plan For Immigration Reform

First, let’s get the jargon out of the way; immigrants who are living and working here illegally are referred to as “illegals”, undocumented workers”, “out of status”, and “undocumented migrants” to name a few. When immigration hearings began earlier this … Continue reading

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Republicans Link Reagan/Bush Layoffs to Obama’s Re-election

Well, not really… not yet anyway, but give them time. The conservative blogosphere has decided that any lay-off, for any reason, in any industry, that occurs from now on, is the result of President Obama’s re-election. Conservative sites are full … Continue reading

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Still Undecided? The Romney Recap For Voters, Part 1: Bain Capital

Who Is Mitt Romney? In 2008, John McCain’s campaign staff put together an exhaustive, 200 page dossier on Mitt Romney while vetting candidates for Vice President. That dossier is a major reason McCain didn’t choose Romney, and contains plenty of … Continue reading

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Republicans Demand More Money For Defense, Just Not For the Defenders

So much for those über-patriotic, military-supporting, love-our-vets Republicans. “After everything our veterans have done for us, the least we can do is make sure they are afforded every opportunity to thrive here at home.” So said U.S. Senator Dean Heller … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Five Point Scam

Before the Arrogant Jackass Tape blew up in his face, Mitt Romney had started hawking what he calls his “5 Point Plan”, which is every bit as vague as the campaign itself, save this: he’s as creative with the plan’s … Continue reading

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I’m Mitt Romney, and I Approved This Lack of a Message

Mitt Romney is spewing nonsense from atop his little perch again. Call out the media because Mitt’s got something to say…oh, it’s another condemnation of something or other…okay media, you can go back home now, because Mitt’s not actually going … Continue reading

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Sorry Mitt, Republicans Responsible For Women’s Unemployment Numbers

Mitt Romney has tried to deflect attention from the Republican War on Women by claiming it’s really the President’s policies hurting women. Romney devotes an entire page on his campaign website to pointing out the dismal employment statistics for women … Continue reading

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