Category Archives: GOP

The lies we are told about “free trade”

Last week didn’t go as hoped for by the President. The House, thanks mostly to a demonstration of leadership by Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats, put the brakes on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), also known as fast track authority. In … Continue reading

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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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#DoTheMath

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.@SenRandPaul and @NJGovChristie blow #vaccine dog whistle to #GOP base, playing them for fools

Rand Paul and Chris Christie are playing to the lowest common denominator of the GOP base and, IMHO, playing them for fools…..again. Rand Paul: Vaccines Can Lead to ‘Mental Disorders’ Even if the chances of a vaccination going wrong are … Continue reading

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Will 2015 be the year that right and left unite?

Robert Reich had this to say about a New York Times article, “Auto Industry Galvanized After Record Recall Year” His closing question got me thinking about the corruption of money in our news and in our politics. I often feel like what … Continue reading

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