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The Tea Party and Move On: Finding Common Ground? No, Not Where It Matters

This was an interesting conversation. (The audio kicks in correctly at 1:30, so be patient) First, I applaud the idea of not losing sight of the fact that we’re all human beings. As National Tea Party Patriots co-founder and Citizens … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Taxing Truths, Especially for Conservatives

And taxes stayed pretty much just that way for the next 15 years, until the early 1960s. Importantly, this was one of the most successful eras in US economic history. The middle class boomed, the economy boomed, and the stock … 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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My Unreasonable Rant as I Watch Congress Make a Mockery of America

My Unreasonable Rant as I Watch Congress Make a Mockery of America. The above blog is spot on. The only thing the rich and powerful manufacture these days are crises that divert our attention so that they can keep diverting … Continue reading

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Opponents of Voter ID Rally Before Monday Trial

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Groups opposed to the state’s voter ID law are gearing up for Monday’s trial of the law in Commonwealth Court. The full panoply of liberal political See on wesa.fm

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Bill Maher RIPS APART Ronald Reagan: ‘The Original Teabagger. 6/7/2013

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A look at the tangle of money in politics: the IRS and its tea party tempest – Washington Post

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The Internal Revenue Service is feeling the sort of heat that targeted taxpayers feel from the tax agency. It’s the sense that a powerful someone is breathing down your neck.   Republicans in Congress are … Continue reading

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