Category Archives: Congress

Quote of the Day

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 “If you could depend on the government for one thing it was that you had to be able to trust the water that our kids drank and the food that they ate. But this is the … Continue reading

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Chelsea Clinton ‘Actively Considering’ a Run for Congress

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Dynasty Alert! Talk of the Sound is reporting Chelsea Clinton, 31, the only child of former president Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is “actively considering’ a run for the U.S. Congress. Chelsea has … Continue reading

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Americans Plan to Replace Their Rep in Congress

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 When it comes to our Congressional representative, most Americans are profoundly unhappy and plan to replace them. The relationship is worse than a bad marriage. A new National Journal Congressional Connection Poll finds 31% of Americans … Continue reading

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Rep. Anthony Weiner and the Porn Star

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 NY Congressman Anthony Weiner exchanged “scores of emails,” with former porn star Ginger Lee, asked her to lie, and offered her public relations help — a possible ethics violation, TMZ reports. On June 2, Weiner emailed Lee: … Continue reading

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Congress Extends Patriot Act

Thursday, May 26, 2011 In two lop-sided votes, the U.S. Congress voted on Thursday to approve a four-year extension of key provisions of the Patriot Act. Because is President Obama is roaming through Europe, a White House official said the … Continue reading

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Republicans Want to Pass ‘War Without End’ Bill

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 While the blogosphere obsesses over such foolishness as Newt Gingrich’s ridiculous campaign for president and Bristol Palin’s plastic surgery, a much more serious matter is unfolding on Capitol Hill. Congress may soon vote on a new … Continue reading

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The ‘Do-Nothing’ Congress Delays Vote on Cuba Travel Ban

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 The ‘do-nothing’ U.S. Congressional committee postponed a vote on a measure that would abolish the decades-old ban on travel to Cuba, leaving little time this year for the proposal to advance in Congress. Supporters of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Exempted BP’s Gulf Drilling Operation from Environmental Impact Study

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 As the cable news media basks in the diversionary story of the Times Square Bomber, the Washington Post — to it’s credit, today reports shocking details of how the US Interior Department exempted BP’s Gulf of … Continue reading

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How Health Lobbyists Influenced Reform Bill

Sunday, December 20, 2009 Please read the Chicago Tribune’s excellent piece on the influence the health lobbyists played on the final reform bill approved by both the House and the Senate. For example: David Nexon had a big problem. An … Continue reading

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No DOMA Repeal in 2010, Says Nadler

Friday, December 11, 2009 Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) says he doesn’t think there will be enough support to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) this year, or in 2010. Nadler, who sponsored of the DOMA repeal … Continue reading

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Destroying the So-Called “Unit Cohesion” Argument

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 On this Veterans Day, it seemed like a perfect time to destroy one of the dumbest arguments used by people opposed to the repeal of the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” … Continue reading

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Saturday Review

Saturday, November 7, 2009 · On Friday, the Obama administration allowed that the national unemployment number had reached 10.2 percent in October, but quickly pointed out the number is still lower than the early 1980s peak of 10.8 percent. According … Continue reading

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Congress Refuses to Defund Muderous Blackwater

Sunday, September 27, 2009 From Raw Story: Congressional lawmakers wasted no time taking swift action to defund the community activist group ACORN but, Congress is incapable of acting as decisively when it comes to defunding Blackwater. According to military-affairs reporter … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Thursday, August 20, 2009 “As for the Congressional Democrats, what a bunch of losers — weak, scared, stupid. They had better get a clue pretty quick or the Dark Forces will return.” — Director Michael Moore, when asked by the … Continue reading

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Friday, June 19, 2009 Just a reminder, folks. As of today, according to the good people at Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), since Barack Obama became president, 257 gay men and lesbian woman have been summarily kicked out of the … Continue reading

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DiFi’s $25 Billion Dollar Conflict of Interest

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 DINO Democrat, Sen. Dianne Fienstein (CA), has a troubling history of engaging in behaviors that some might say meet the definition of conflict of interest. A few years ago, during the run-up to Iraq war, Sen. … Continue reading

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NSA Wiretap Records Rep. Jane Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC

Monday, April 20,2009 News that the NSA had illegally wiretaped a member of Congress sent a chill down the spines of civil libertarians in this country and stood as a reminder that privacy is an enshrined ideal for most Americans. … Continue reading

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Pelosi: DOMA Repeal Not a Top Priority

Friday, April 17, 2009 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the Bay Area Reporter on Wednesday, that repealing the viciously homophobic, Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is not a top priority of hers right now. The Speaker said that her two … Continue reading

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