Tag Archives: U.S House

Winning is Everything

Thursday, September 10, 2009 Rob Miller, Election: South Carolina District 02, 2010 19,133 Supporters Raised $701,061 One benefit of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) being a boorish asshole and shouting “You lie” at President Obama during last night’s healthcare address to … Continue reading

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60 House Dems School Obama: No Public Option, No Healthcare Reform

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Just when you thought they had gone the way of the DoDo bird, House Dems decide to surprise everyone and jump feet first into the healthcare debate and school President Obama! Their message?  No Public Option … 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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House Prepares to Legalize Payday Loans With 391%

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 You have to admire the chutzpah of the U.S. House of Representatives led by Nanny “impeachment is off the table” Pelosi. A House subcommittee wants to legalize so-called payday loans with interest rates of up to … Continue reading

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Bush’s Damage to the U.S. Economy Continues

Friday, February 6, 2009 The nation’s unemployment rate is 7.6 percent and the U.S. economy lost another 598,000 jobs in January — a larger-than-expected number, as companies continue to cut costs and reduce payrolls. The damage from eight years of … Continue reading

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Markets Bounce Back

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Despite the gloom and doom efforts by the Bush administration to frighten Americans into thinking the sky would fall if the House failed to approve his $700 billion dollar bailout of Wall Street criminals, U.S. stock … Continue reading

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U.S. House Formally Apologizes for Slavery and Jim Crow

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 The U.S. House on Tuesday issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the wrongs committed against them and their ancestors who suffered under slavery and Jim Crow segregation laws. “Today represents a milestone in our … Continue reading

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