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Sorry, Republicans. You can’t call out Northam for racism and give Trump a pass.

They don’t actually care about what the governor did. This is an opportunity to score points and accuse liberals of hypocrisy. That’s the only reason why the right is interested in this story. “But while Democrats, and decent people everywhere, have a right to demand that Northam step down, Republicans who continue to support a […]

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Utah Voters Approved Medicaid Expansion At The Ballot Box. The GOP Is Trying To Undo It.

The Utah GOP is more concerned with what the funding class wants than what the voters voted for. “The Utah GOP clearly is prioritizing overturning the voters, considering the Legislature has been in session since just Monday and the bill made it out its Senate committee Tuesday and to the floor Wednesday. The fact that […]

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Rand doesn’t stand

Rand doesn’t stand If Paul really wanted to help the cause of reining in the NSA, critics say he could have broken with his party and voted to let the bill move ahead — a headline-grabbing moment that would make him stand out from the rest of the Republican presidential field. Instead, the Kentucky senator […]

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It’s fine to be unconcerned that the rich are getting richer, but blind to deny that ­middle-class wages have stagnated or worse over the past dozen years. In the aftershock of 2008, large numbers of Americans feel exploited and abused. Rather than workable solutions, my party is offering low taxes for the currently rich and […]

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US Politics | 2012 Election – AMERICAblog News: VIDEO: 71-year-old taken to the ground for questioning Paul Ryan

US Politics | 2012 Election – AMERICAblog News: VIDEO: 71-year-old taken to the ground for questioning Paul Ryan If this was at an Obama event, how would Fox News cover it?

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GOP101

The overall governing strategy for the GOP from the mid 1990s to today seems to be Create a problem via inaction, negligence or partisanship grandstanding. Blame the problem on the democratic party and liberalism in general Insist on solution that doesn’t actually address the problem, but does benefit the tiny minority of wealthy families and […]

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Senate GOP filibusters oil company subsidy repeal bill.

Senate Republicans successfully filibuster oil company subsidy repeal bill. From Senate GOP filibusters oil company subsidy repeal bill. When government helps you it’s godless socialism. When government helps me, it’s just common sense.

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46% of Mississippi Republicans believe interracial marriage should be illegal

The PPP polled Mississippi and found a very interesting response about marriage. 46% of these hardcore Republican voters believe interracial marriage should be illegal, while 40% think it should be legal. From CrooksAndLiars I think this is a case of racists tending to the GOP rather than republicans being racists.

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GOP’s Continuing Resolution Cuts Funding for National Weather Service, FEMA

Back in February 2009, Republicans found a lot of risible spending in the stimulus bill. In his response to the State of the Union, Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., derided the stimulus for including “$140 million for something called volcano monitoring.” The gripe was mostly that the funding, mostly for U.S. Geological Survey upkeep, wasn’t stimulative. […]

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Anyone want to bet that this video is as phony as the Acorn and other O’Keefe videos are?

The Tea Party Patriots, an umbrella group for state and local Tea Party groups around the country, is rallying its supporters against NPR in response to hidden camera footage of an NPR executive, Ron Schiller, describing the movement’s members as “seriously, seriously racist people.” The video was filmed by James O’Keefe’s group, Project Veritas, and […]