Category Archives: Senate and Congress

If GOP Shuts Down the Government will they Lose Congress in 2014?

Robert Reich on the Effects of the Sequester and What President Obama should do Now Economist Robert B. Reich says our biggest economic problem is not the U.S. Deficit because “the Federal Budget Deficit is down 5% of GDP.” Rather, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act a Blow to Civil Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5 to 4 Decision, split along party lines, undermined the heart of the Voting Rights Act which has helped protect voters from discrimination since its passage in 1965. The Roberts Court said that the … Continue reading

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Who Wrote the “Monsanto Protection Act Rider” into HR 933, Section 735?

HR 933 is a bill to keep the government running. However, in legalese below you will see gobbledygook terms that may mean next to nothing on the surface. However, Monsanto got some people in Congress to enable them to have … Continue reading

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Bill Moyers is Back and That’s Good for America

Bill Moyers & Company Premiere Program:“How America’s Gross Inequality is no accident, but was in fact “politically engineered”” Moyer’s talks with authors of the book, “Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer – And Turned its Back on the … Continue reading

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Has Congress been taken over by Pod People?

What Could Possibly Explain the Craziness in Congress & the Senate and the Delay to Raise the Debt-Ceiling? The Pod People were installed as Tea Partiers and they have revealed their true intent — to tank the economy and gut … Continue reading

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Boehner talks about being “Serious” about Budget Plan but is he playing Edward’s Game?

Boehner walks out on Budget Talks Today…Here’s what is really going on: Can Boehner and the people he claims he represents get beyond party politics? Negotiation 101: In an optimal negotiation both sides listen to each other’s point of view … Continue reading

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The Gang of Six Proposal Cuts Medicare, Social Security & Medicaid

Devil is in the Details While the bipartisan effort of the 3 democrats and 3 republicans making up the Gang of Six is a great start, what does it mean? According to Senator Bernie Sanders, (VT), the draft outline of … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole. Does the Dept. of Defense Know Where their Money Goes?

Possible Gold Mine of Untracked Money in DOD The accounting practices of the Department of Defense are so ridiculous that it should be a Saturday Night Live Skit.  This assessment comes from the DOD’s own Inspector General! Here are some … Continue reading

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Senator Sanders Exposes the Well-Funded Koch Echo Chamber

Senator Bernie Sanders Exposes the Koch Brothers PR Campaign to Attempt to Raise Age of Social Security to 70 Years Old! Why are the Koch Brothers so determined to use think tanks, the media and public officials to force their … Continue reading

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Suppressing the Vote by Anti-Freedom Voter ID Laws

Invoking Dorothy’s Magic Red Slippers to get rid of the Repressive Voter ID Laws Everyone. Click your heels together 3 times and say: There is no such thing as voter fraud. There is no such thing as voter fraud. There … Continue reading

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