Tag Archives: President Obama

Over/Under: Years Before Republicans Start to Claim Credit For Obamacare

The Heritage Plan: 1989. All citizens should be guaranteed universal access to affordable health care. Many states now require passengers in automobiles to wear seatbelts for their own protection. Many others require anybody driving a car to have liability insurance. … Continue reading

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Congress, the White House, and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad 2013

By: Bridget Bowman It’s Friday the 13th, in 2013 for the 113th congress. Here are 13 things that went terribly wrong this year for our nation’s lawmakers (or right, depending on which side you’re on). Photo by Getty Images As the House of Representatives… Continue reading

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New Backbone

Two Democratic Congressmen, Frank Pallone – NJ and Alan Grayson-FL, have recently and creatively expressed their frustration with behavior their Republican peers. Both men are not only Democrats but they are liberals; you remember that derisive label that President ‘Saint’ Ronald … Continue reading

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Harold Cook (Letters From Texas): If the birthers’ old, tired narrative had been accurate – that Obama was born in Kenya to a mother from Kansas – that would have put Obama’s eligibility to be President exactly where it currently … Continue reading

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The President Responds to the Trayvon Martin Murder and Racism in America

Extended transcript excerpt from WashPo: But I did want to just talk a little bit about context and how people have responded to it and how people are feeling. You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that … Continue reading

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Republican Running For Gabrielle Giffords Seat Calls For War Against Politcal Opponents

This is completely outrageous.  The Republican currently leading in his party’s primary to replace Gabrielle Giffords has compared the political situation in America with the fight by Kuwaiti’s to remove Saddam Hussein from their nation during Desert Storm.   Frank Antenori  (Lunatic, AZ)  said:  … Continue reading

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Congress Looking to Cut Military Health Benefits

The government’s promise of lifetime health care for the military personnel is suddenly a little less sacrosanct as Congress looks to slash trillion-dollar-plus deficits. According to the Associated Press, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) sent a letter to the bipartisan budget … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart Ridicules Republican’s Criticism Of Obama’s Ending of The War In Iraq

On the Daily Show, Jon Stewart cheered President Obama’s announcement last week that he’ll withdraw all remaining U.S. soldiers in Iraq by year’s end, a date originally set by President Bush in 2008. Stewart played clips of Romney, Graham, McCain, … Continue reading

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