Tag Archives: 114th Congress

The Onion: John Boehner To Paul Ryan: ‘I Was Once Young And Beautiful Too’

Source: The Onion: John Boehner To Paul Ryan: ‘I Was Once Young And Beautiful Too’ Anyone worried about looking too cute and too young for their age, I got a healthier way to age than to take up tobacco and … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15 I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget … Continue reading

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CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

  Source: CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion- Albert Carnesale- Deal or No Deal: The Choice Before Congress

The National Interest: Opinion-Albert Carnesale- Deal or No Deal: The Choice Before Congress Albert Carnesale, in his National Interest piece, makes a good point about Congressional Republicans. And maybe the problem they’re having is that America unlike Europe and a … Continue reading

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Reason: Opinion: Steve Chapman: Planned Parenthood and Our Abortion Choices

Reason: Opinion: Steve Chapman: Planned Parenthood and Our Abortion Choices What is very typical in Washington especially in Congress is that when something controversial happens that puts one party on the defensive like the Planned Parenthood videos, the other party … Continue reading

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CNN: Video: U.S. Senator Rand Paul: The Right to be Left Alone is The Most Precious

. First of all, the Patriot Act is going to expire at midnight in less than two hours from the time this piece is posted, because of Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and his Neoconservatives in his caucus. They could’ve spent … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Panel- What Will Happen After Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Retires?

It must be a slow news day if I’m blogging about the retirement of a U.S. Senator. Even Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the most powerful Democrat in Congress and most powerful Democrat in Congress since 2005. Leader Harry Reid … Continue reading

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