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You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

Statistically, you’re most likely to be a gun owner if you’re an older, white, conservative, married, Southern man. Know what else you’re more likely to be? Republican, especially a conservative Republican.   Why is that? Is it really grown men … Continue reading

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Republicans have a major demographic problem. And it’s only going to get worse.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst 2016 will be a tough election for the GOP to win. 2024 might be impossible. Greg Russak‘s insight: Writing at Commentary magazine on Monday, former Bush Administration official Pete Wehner concludes:   It’s an undeniable … 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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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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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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Capitol Hill’s Brain Drain?

“This caused fears that staff would suddenly face sharply higher healthcare costs and leave federal service, causing a “brain drain” on Capitol Hill.”   “UPDATE 1-U.S. Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies” by David Lawder <Insert snarky joke here.> … Continue reading

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