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  • Date: 3/25/17 6:04 PM
  • Number: 2146022
  • Recommendations: 1
- A lotta fake news, alternative facts, and straight-up lies.
- A lotta Fox-watchers, Rush listeners, Breitbart readers.
- A lotta comfortable conservatives/libertarians who expect every Republican to lower their taxes, and they don't

  • Date: 3/25/17 7:42 AM
  • Number: 2145911
  • Recommendations: 60
... as the mainstay of your political strategy does less than nothing to prepare you to, you know, actually govern.

Who could have predicted?

  • Date: 3/23/17 3:30 PM
  • Number: 2145580
  • Recommendations: 3
There is no healthcare system to the right of Obamacare that would be acceptable to the American people.

This obvious fact has been obscured by a terrible journalistic practice, which is to poll and report approval/disapproval of the
  • Date: 3/7/17 4:00 PM
  • Number: 2142576
  • Recommendations: 77
We all remember the GOP's bitter complaints about how Democrats "rammed through" Obamacare.

Well, here we have a nice concise comparison of that process, and the Republican's current plan to pass TrumpDontCare:
  • Date: 3/5/17 9:22 AM
  • Number: 2142034
  • Recommendations: 8
Connecting the dots:

Dot 1: Trumpís empire was bailed out by shady Russian financiers in the 2000ís
Dot 2: Close Trump associates have had deep ties to Russia (Manafort, Roger Stone)
Dot 3: Trump requested exactly one change to the
  • Date: 3/1/17 8:35 AM
  • Number: 2141206
  • Recommendations: 4
So, we have apparently reached the point in this country where we have to actually ponder whether there are as many as 3 Republican Senators who will be willing to face a somewhat increased* risk of losing their jobs in return for having 10s of
  • Date: 2/15/17 7:32 PM
  • Number: 2138636
  • Recommendations: 3
This is a White House that cannot get it's story straight or stick to one story for more than a few hours.

A common problem among people and organizations that do nothing but lie.

  • Date: 2/8/17 8:24 AM
  • Number: 2136773
  • Recommendations: 31
No president should be allowed unreviewable authority to take actions merely by pretending those actions pertain to "National Security."



ps, If you believe the legal issue at hand is a
  • Date: 2/2/17 7:32 AM
  • Number: 2135357
  • Recommendations: 0
The better approach, for now, would be to question this nominee rigorously and vote against him in toto, but not filibuster.

I like the idea. The rationale could still be "we are all voting en masse against any nominee who is
  • Date: 2/2/17 7:22 AM
  • Number: 2135355
  • Recommendations: 1
I agree that they shouldn't filibuster "anyone but Garland", but that doesn't mean they shouldn't filibuster, IMO. The reasoning should be "his writings in this or that area are of a concern and we cannot support
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