Category Archives: Politics

Please, say it aint so! – NYT: Weiner Can’t Say Twitter Photo Is Not of Him.

Sigh. I’m crying/dying/hurting/scared inside as I write these words. Just as I felt comfortable and kinda smug that Weiner-gate was nothing but a right wing conspiracy, the NYT and other news outlets report that maybe the “hard left leaning” photo … Continue reading

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Obama on DC schools

President Barack Obama said DC public schools were below the standards needed for his kids.  True. Definitely, his prerogative.  But as president of the United States speaking on a national/international stage, it seemed like a cheap shot. You can’t compare … Continue reading

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John Stewart on ‘the Pledge’. Hilarious (It’s who I am, baby!)

Republicans just announced their ‘Pledge to America,” a plan for how they’d lead if they win a majority in Congress. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart straight up skewers the plan and the horse it rode in on. Click the photo to … Continue reading

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Health care reform. If you voted for it, stand by it.

Congress approved health care reform because our system has been broken for decades.  Millions needed and still need coverage.  It was a leadership move to make life better for all Americans. This new part of the law  that takes effect … Continue reading

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Republican’s agenda: tax cuts, tax cuts, tax cuts and tax cuts.

For the two years, Democrats have been pushing a range of middle class policies — health care reform, unemployment insurance funding, jobs legislation and even 9/11 first responder health money.  Did Republicans support those policies ? Nooooooooooooo. But what are … Continue reading

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What’s the small gov flip-flop? Oppose stimulus money, then show up at the ribbon cutting.

When Congress approved stimulus legislation, the small government crowd sat on their hands and expressed outrage. Oddly, they managed to show up for local  ribbon cuttings, ground breaking events and press opportunities.  If you don’t believe me., just read one … Continue reading

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Believe in Democratic change? Ok. Take Action. Vote in November!

Remember when Obama was elected?? Those were the good ole days. People cried, jumped up and down, and celebrated like it was 1999.  In case you forgot, watch this video. Well, it’s been about two years.  The hype is gone. … Continue reading

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