Category Archives: GOP

As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the number of people who are enrolling in the ACA’s private insurance plans surges towards 7 million, Republican Sen. John Barrasso and Fox News Sunday teamed up to claim that President Obama is cooking … Continue reading

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Unhappy Anniversary, Citizens United

Today is the 4th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s infamous “Citizens United” decision. Why should you care? Watch the 2 1/2 minute video at… …http://unitedrepublic.actionkit.com/event/cosponsor/9815/ to get a sense of what money in politics is doing to us and to … Continue reading

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It’s On #MiddleClass America to Save America

I can’t imagine anyone arguing that America does not need a healthier, more economically viable, active, and growing middle class. Sadly, I also can’t imagine much argument that the exact opposite is dramatically evident. The question now is what are … Continue reading

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Senate Republicans are just wasting time.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Last night, Republicans in the U.S. Senate stayed up all night to delay a vote on a federal appeals court judge. Greg Russak‘s insight: Precisely…. “Just to put this in perspective, the Senate Republicans did … Continue reading

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5 reasons why the American people can’t stand the Republican party

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst “The Republican party often has people scratching their heads and it’s not just “liberals” who are doing it. With The Republican party splitting into multiple factions, the once proud political party has been thrown into … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan is not coming back, Republicans. Accept it.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The Republican Party is still waiting for their beloved head coach, Ronald Reagan, to come out of the locker room and lead them to another victory. Greg Russak‘s insight: Ahem…..   "Like any politician, Reagan … Continue reading

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More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

The brouhaha over “keeping the plans you like” and “forcing healthy young men to buy policies with maternity benefits” are simply the latest examples of political red herrings being used by the GOP and detractors of the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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Bills Blocked by Republican Filibusters | Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Is there a fact-based explanation as to how opposing any of these directly benefited Americans? Greg Russak‘s insight: Is there a fact-based explanation as to how opposing any of these directly benefited Americans? See on … Continue reading

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GOP is literally killing its base

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Slashing food stamps will decrease the life expectancy of poor rural whites, many of whom put Republicans in office Greg Russak‘s insight: "The late journalist Joe Bageant (a self-described “redneck leftist” and author of the … Continue reading

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A Plea to Ordinary Republicans

Here’s a peek into how our elected officials were working for us last week…….or not. We all know now how Toomey and the rest of the Senate voted. The Republican junior senator from Pennsylvania voted to send our government into … Continue reading

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