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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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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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Gov. Walker RAMS through ANTI-Rights Bill in WI

WI Governor Walker and 18 State Senators turn back 50 years of worker’s rights. Is this the way democracy should operate, by eliminating worker’s rights to collective bargaining? Will State Senators be recalled as a result of their actions? Continue reading

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Time to Pass the New START Treaty in December 2010

According to former Republican arms control negotiator Richard Burt, Republicans may be stalling on passage of the New START because they have never passed an arms control treaty under a Democratic Congress and/or a Democratic President. It has nothing to do with the merits of the Treaty and it’s all about partisan politics. Burt and 5 former Republican Secretaries of State urge passage of the New START Treaty for the sake of improved national security. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Senator Kyl to Ratify the START Treaty Now

An Open Letter to Senator Jon Kyl: Dear Senator Kyl please join together with Republican Senator Lugar and ratify the New START Treaty as soon as possible in this current session of Congress. This Treaty has broad bipartisan support amongst military leaders and foreign policy experts of both parties. This Treaty will make the U.S. safer and promote peaceful relations between the U.S. and Russia in reducing the threat of nuclear weapons that affects all people around the world. Do the right thing by putting aside petty partisan politics and fearmongering and pass this treaty now. Continue reading

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Speaker Pelosi Will Run for Minority Leader of House

Speaker Pelosi announced she will run for Minority Leader. She says Republicans attack her because of her effectiveness in passing legislation. She has ushered through over 400 pieces of legislation since becoming Speaker of the House. Obstructionist Republican tactics in the Senate have blocked much of legislation passed by Congress to date. Speaker Pelosi knows how to get things done and bring people together. She is a true Lioness of the House. Continue reading

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What Will Get More Voters To Vote Democratic on November 2nd?

What Do Voters Want from their Political Leaders in Congress and the White House? We’re making progress for all Americans now. The Obama Administration and Democratic majority House and Senate have passed landmark legislation that benefits all citizens of all … Continue reading

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