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THE GOP SHUTDOWN IS SEDITON AND SHOULDN’T BE FORGIVEN

THE GOP SHUTDOWN IS SEDITON AND SHOULDN’T BE FORGIVEN

The behavior of the House GOP in the current showdown—whether or not they reach some sort of deal–makes make them guilty of sedition.



What the Republicans Want Obama to do is Unconstitutional and They Know It

What the Republicans Want Obama to do is Unconstitutional and They Know It

The ACA was passed by Congress, signed by the President, and found Constitutional by SCOTUS. It is the law.



GOP “Economics” Demolished in 167 Words

GOP “Economics” Demolished in 167 Words

If people can’t save, no politician can “reform” Social Security and Medicare like Republicans say we have to. Plus, demand for programs like Food Stamps necessarily grows, together with the taxes to pay for them.



Stand Up for Trayvon Martin’s Good Name

Stand Up for Trayvon Martin’s Good Name

The baseless rumors that Trayvon Martin was some sort of dope-crazed thug when he was a kid with a 3.7 GPA and a full college scholarship are straight out of the gutter politician’s handbook.



Enough Scandal and Hoo-Hah. How About Some Real Patriotism?

Enough Scandal and Hoo-Hah. How About Some Real Patriotism?

We are faced with the necessary conditions to make the state, and its role of protecting its citizens from any number of dangers to their rights and well-being, irrelevant.



Solve America’s Fiscal Problems In One Simple Step

Solve America’s Fiscal Problems In One Simple Step

Want to straighten out the nation’s finances, eliminate poverty, and end the income tax?



Conservative DC Court Throws the Country into Chaos on a Technicality

Conservative DC Court Throws the Country into Chaos on a Technicality

This has been a fine example of rigid, right wing ideologues adopting what could be called the Samson Option—causing incredible damage, and perishing in the attempt, just to make a point.



The NRA’s Lie About Guns, the Constitution, and History

The NRA’s Lie About Guns, the Constitution, and History

In the old days the NRA did their job by emphasizing hunting and gun safety, but I guess that didn’t sell enough units for their constituency–gun manufacturers



The NRA and the GOP: The Right Goes Down in Flames

The NRA and the GOP: The Right Goes Down in Flames

Faced with 27 coffins in Newtown, Ct.– 20 of them tiny—the NRA president and his Republican friends displayed the worst tin ears in American politics.



Romney’s Tax Secret: 1500 Percent Profit Using TARP Funds to Ship Delphi Jobs Overseas

Romney’s Tax Secret: 1500 Percent Profit Using TARP Funds to Ship Delphi Jobs Overseas

The investment used TARP funds in part to ship at least 25,000 jobs overseas and short-change pensioners. Republicans then blamed it all on the Obama Administration