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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper: ‘The Case For Paying Congress A Lot More’: Because Government Doesn’t Waste Enough Money?

Source:The New Democrat  “A common populist attitude in American politics is the idea that public service should not pay well. By this view, being a politician shouldn’t be about grubby paycheck comparisons, but instead high-minded public virtue. State legislators in … Continue reading

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The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Off Easy’

Source:The New Democrat  “Mitch McConnell says Jon Stewart is ‘bent out of shape’ for asking Congress to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Here to comment is Jon Stewart.” Source:The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate … Continue reading

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CNN: Jon Stewart- ‘Chokes Up, Gives Angry Speech To Congress: Telling Congress To Do Their Jobs?

Source:The New Democrat  “Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart chokes up and slams Congress over health care for the 9/11 first responders during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. ” Source:CNN: Jon … Continue reading

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American Thinker: Michael Nollet- ‘Not All Conservatives Are Defenders of Joe McCarthy’

Source:The New Democrat  “On April 6, 2019, AT published the article, “On Joe McCarthy, Washington Post Gets It Embarrassingly Wrong,” by the estimable Jack Cashill. It drew hundreds of comments, which were overwhelmingly laudatory of McCarthy. The relatively few anti-McCarthy … Continue reading

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Audio Productions: U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy- ‘Traitors Are Not Gentlemen’: March 17, 1954

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Raymond “Joe” McCarthy (November 14, 1908 — May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

. Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is … Continue reading

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The Onion: ‘Trump Base Celebrates President For Standing Up To The Constitution’

Source:The New Democrat From The Onion, which is not necessarily the news, but to be fair to Onion News that can also be said about The National Enquirer and Fox News. From The Onion “Enthusiastically praising the commander-in-chief for holding firm … Continue reading

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