Tag Archives: Congress

tRumpian policy and the triumphalism of the LIV / LoFo legions

 By ann summers Donald Trump makes great strides forward on the winged feet of many tireless RWNJs in $1500 Princetown shoes by Gucci   Naive, rather than critical realism is the norm in US politics at least at the Congressional level, … Continue reading

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What the Global War on Terrorism(sic) National Monument should embody

 By ann summers I wrote a very early story a couple of years ago on trying to think about a virtual or actual monument to this war and thought that even though we have ceased(sic) combat operations, that a national monument … Continue reading

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Spree Killings in Colorado Springs & San Bernardino: 2 types of not dissimilar political extremism

Let’s be clear: These spree killings are all, in their own ways, acts of terrorism. Certain kinds of weapons, like the slightly modified combat rifles used in California, and certain kinds of ammunition, must be outlawed for civilian ownership. It … Continue reading

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They Killed the GOP Party – You Bastards!

“Oooh, thats a bingo!” (Inglourious Basterds – Col. Hans Landa) By ann summers With the continued dithering of the GOP over who will be its next Speaker of the House of Representatives, although my bet would be on Paul Ryan … Continue reading

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Bill Maher on Republicans, Country-of-Origin Meat Labeling, and the United States of You Don’t Wanna Know

By Elaine Magliaro Last night, Bill  Maher did a funny “New Rules” segment about the Republican party’s “fondness for axing both country-of-origin meat labeling and the estate tax…” He talked about House Republicans pushing “for a measure that would ban meat … Continue reading

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Pope Francis vs. Dumbass American Politician: Senator James Inhofe Says That the Catholic Pontiff Should Butt Out of the Climate Change Discussion

By Elaine Magliaro Last Thursday, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) told “a conference of global warming skeptics” at the Heartland Institute “that the fight against climate change is really about global control with little accountability.” Inhofe, the chair of the Senate environment … Continue reading

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Norman Solomon Writes about Jeffrey Sterling and the CIA: “An Untold Story of Race and Retribution”

By Elaine Magliaro Norman Solomon has an article titled Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA: An Untold Story of Race and Retribution over at ExposeFacts. Sterling is the former CIA officer and whistleblower who was convicted of leaking classified information to New York … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for May 28, 2015: Regarding Senator Joe Barton of Texas, Climate Change, and the “Great Flood”

Posted by Elaine Magliaro  

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NEWSFLASH: Michael Hiltzick of the Los Angeles Times Says That Congress Is Plotting to Pay for Trade Deal by Raiding Medicare

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, Michael Hiltzick of the Los Angeles Times wrote in his article Congress plots to pay for a trade deal by raiding Medicare that “Medicare means many things to many people.” He said, “To seniors, it’s … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for April 17, 2015: Mitch McConnell and the Minimum Wage

Posted by Elaine Magliaro At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills. (The Nation-August 26, 2014)

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