Category Archives: Congress

Taking Attendance for #Selma50

If all you did was scan headlines or look at memes, you could be excused for thinking that Republicans were completely absent this weekend from Selma. You’d also be wrong.CNN originally reported… Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John … Continue reading

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How Our Laws Are Made [infographic]

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the national debt and budget issues monopolize the airwaves, it strikes me how little I remember from my undergraduate government courses. I can rattle off the names of several key representatives and senators, but … Continue reading

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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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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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Excerpts from “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress”

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress” is a comprehensive primer on international trade in general and on the scope of the TPP. I highly recommend it to everyone. “This report examines the issues related to the proposed TPP, the state … Continue reading

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