Category Archives: Republicans

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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.@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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#Independents, #Democrats, and Rational #Republicans: You control November and the Senate

Left-leaning Independents and Democrats, if you stay home this November, a Republican Senate will basically be on you. Republicans can be ousted, but only if you show up and vote against them. You can be damn sure that our fellow … Continue reading

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Republicans are the real moochers and takers. Check that. It’s duped citizens who think they’re Republicans.

One of the most hilarious talking points coming from far-right Republicans and the Tea Party is that when “red states” like Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are asked to bail out California or Massachusetts, that’s when they will finally become “fed … Continue reading

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