Archive for the ‘Party of Life’ Category

Republicans Can’t Devise a Health Care Plan because they DON’T WANT a plan

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Republicans are using “Reconciliation” to revise the existing healthcare law. But when Republicans are split between those who was to fix it and those who want to kill it, how do you “reconcile” those extremes?

 
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July 10, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Party of Life, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

GOP Healthcare Plan Would Be Largest Shift in Income From Poor to Rich in History

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The GOP’s proposed elimination of the Medicaid Expansion in ObamaCare to justify a massive tax cut for people making over $300 Million dollars a year is not just obscene. It’s historic.

 
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May 8, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Party of Life, Right-wing Facism, Taxes

GOP Leads in ‘Unprecedented’ Behavior re: SCOTUS Nomination

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Republican say a SCOTUS filibuster would be ‘unprecedented’, but so would repeal of the rule they’d have to repeal to prevent it.

 
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April 3, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, myth busting, Party of Life, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

 
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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War

Thanksgiving With My Conservative Family Explains A Lot

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When you’re the only Liberal in a family of Conservatives living in the South, getting together for the holidays can be a tricky thing. But mostly, it has taught me a lot about the Conservative Mind and particularly why they believe what they believe. First, you start with a foundation of bigotry. It may not be very deep, but […]

 
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November 30, 2015
Posted in: General, Healthcare, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Same People Telling Us More Guns Is Solution to Gun Violence Have Given Us 15 years of War in Mid East

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WHILE President Obama was en route to Oregon to meet with families of the last mass school shooting at Umpqua Community College, TWO MORE school shootings took place, one at Northern Arizona University (one dead, three wounded) and one at Texas Southern University (one dead, one wounded). And as I pointed out last week, all the GOP candidates […]

 
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October 12, 2015
Posted in: Crime, Election, Guns & Violence, Middle East, National Security, Party of Life, Politics, Racism, Religion, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War

Boehner Ousted by the Tea Party He Helped Create. Lesson Learned? Doubtful.

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In 2010 during the first mid-term election of Obama’s presidency, House Minority Leader John Boehner knew that in order for the GOP to retake the majority (and make him the Speaker), he would have to court the Tea Party crazies that were seizing control of the GOP, adopting their insane ramblings like “BenghaziTM“, threatening to sue […]

 
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September 28, 2015
Posted in: Election, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Insanity

Two more cold blooded gun murders, one on live TV, and nothing will change (once again.)

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“Any chance of sane gun-control legislation in this country disappeared the moment we decided the brutal mass murder of 20 innocent school children was acceptable.” An acceptable price to pay to protect the availability of guns. We did that. I wish I could take credit for this quote, but I read it and can’t remember where. It’s not exact […]

 
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August 31, 2015
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, Party of Life, Rants, Right-Wing Insanity

Republicans want to repeal the 14th Amendment? Maybe we should let them.

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The question of whether or not to amend, or even flat-out repeal, the 14th Amendment… passed in 1868… is suddenly a hot topic in 2015. Donald Trump has put the issue of whether or not to continue “Birthright Citizenship” front & center in the debate over next years’ election. But the “14th Amendment” covers a lot more than just […]

 
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August 24, 2015
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, Immigration Reform, myth busting, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Unconstitutional

GOP Frontrunners Reveal Their Moronic Dark Agendas for the Country

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The presidential candidates of BOTH parties descended upon the Iowa State Fair this past weekend, but when reporters asked the GOP frontrunners for policy specifics, their horrifying agenda should send shivers down the spine of any sane voter. Donald Trump said the problem of illegal immigration has become SO bad we have “no choice” but to round […]

 
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August 17, 2015
Posted in: Abortion rights, Economy, Election, Immigration Reform, Jobs, Middle East, Money, Party of Life, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Unconstitutional

21 Things I (Re)learned From the GOP Debates

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All SEVENTEEN Republican presidential candidates took part in at least one of three GOP debates last week (one on CSPAN & two on Fox.) I don’t know how many of you also watched the full 2-hour Prime Time GOP debate on Fox last Thursday, but I definitely wasn’t surprised by anything I heard (other than the […]

 
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August 10, 2015
Posted in: Election, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Religion, rewriting history, Taxes

Let’s Face Facts: Spike in violence against Blacks tied to Right Wing hostility toward Obama

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After news broke of the mass murder of nine African-American members of the AME Church of Charleston, SC last Thursday, the “discovery” that the shooter was a Confederate Flag waving racist gun nut, surprised no one. What WAS surprising was the lengths to which Fox “news” went to to suggest that this might have been an attack on […]

 
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June 22, 2015
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, myth busting, Party of Life, Politics, Racism, Rants, Religion, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism