Category Archives: conservatives

Sanders Bill S.1982 to Fund Veterans Programs Is More Proof That Both Parties Are NOT the Same

The meme below is fresh from this morning’s Facebook feed. It inspired me to do some research. The result is more evidence that the two major political parties are simply NOT the same. So here’s my suggestion: Add the question about … Continue reading

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Young (and Old) People: Do Not Be Fooled by Rand Paul

I’m all for…. ….putting the NSA and the CIA back in their cages, ….taking drones out of the hands of presidents, ….spending tax revenues in wiser ways, ….legalizing marijuana (which, btw, Paul is NOT in favor of doing; see here … Continue reading

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Mr. Limbaugh if you’re nasty: How right-wing mean media keeps conservatives on the fringe

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Outrage sells.Rush, Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity might make megabucks and have real influence, but there’s a limit (‘Outrage media’ as lucrative response to political, technological, and economic shifts since 1980s Greg Russak‘s insight: It’s … Continue reading

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Republican Voters: You’re Shutting Down Yourselves and Your Neighbors

Whether shutting it down temporarily or shrinking the government permanently, the facts are that doing so tends to hurt the people in Republican states more than other states and to greater degrees than Republican voters seem to realize or are … Continue reading

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BREAKING: NC GOP Turns Motorcycle Safety Bill Into Abortion Bill With No Public Notice

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst WASHINGTON — North Carolina House Republicans are pushing legislation that would restrict abortion access, attaching the measure to an unrelated motorcycle safety bill on Wednesday and giving neither the public nor Democratic legislators any advance … Continue reading

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Jim Hightower | Texas GOP unleashes political quackery on women’s reproductive rights

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst In 2007, a Texas school superintendent rejected any need for sex education classes. Noting that many students in his district live on farms, he said: “They get a pretty good sex education from their animals.” … Continue reading

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Reformish Conservatives

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Meet the handful of conservative writers who are suggesting, respectfully, that the GOP change its policies. Greg Russak‘s insight: "Frankly, the Republican reformists face an extremely steep climb. In the ’80s, the Democratic reform project … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Rewriting The Constitution

There was a hearing on Thursday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Forces on the legality of the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that I suspect went unnoticed by most Americans. Fortunately, Common Dreams staff writer Lauren McCauley … Continue reading

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A Response to All Regarding “A Letter to Liberals”

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst My last post received more than the usual amount of attention, and that’s putting it mildly…. The point of the post was not to discuss John’s political leanings; it’s pretty obvious that most on the … Continue reading

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Researchers Finally Replicated Reinhart-Rogoff, and There Are Serious Problems. | Next New Deal

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Greg Russak‘s insight: “They Pollin of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst> find that three main issues stand out First, Reinhart and Rogoff selectively exclude years of high debt and average growth. Second, they use a debatable … Continue reading

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