Daily Archives: March 23, 2010

Another talking point dies: poll shows most Americans favor health reform

USA Today/Gallup has bad news for the GOP: Nearly half of Americans give a thumbs-up to Congress’ passage of a healthcare reform bill last weekend, with 49% calling it “a good thing.” Republicans and Democrats have polar opposite reactions, with … Continue reading

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McCollum’s useless suit to stop healthcare reform, a history

Bill McCollum’s totally political, waste of Florida taxpayers’ time, junk lawsuit against healthcare reform kicked off today. Legal experts agree it has no shot (except this guy) but he’s moving forward anyway, along with Republicans in the Florida legislature, who … Continue reading

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Joe Biden is f%#^g awesome: healthcare reform blooper edition

Biden makes a boo-boo at the historic healthcare signing, and it’s AWESOME!

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Taking crazy up a notch: did a Virginia tea partier threaten a Congressman’s safety?

…by trying to send a Lynch(burg) mob to his home? It seems, from this Politico story, that Rep. Tom Perriello, who voted for historic healthcare reform, was saved by the sheer stupidity of a tea party member who got his … Continue reading

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History LIVE: President Obama signs historic healthcare bill (updated)

Yes they did. President Obama  signs healthcare reform into law as V.P. Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Leader Harry Reid, Michigan Rep. John Dingell, 11-year-old Marceles Owens and others look on. Goosebumps not inappropriate. The president signed historic … Continue reading

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The most powerful woman in America

Love her, hate her, who cares. (I for one, love her.) Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in America, and in that sense, the world. Full stop. (Or as Thomas DeFrank calls her, Lyndon Johnson in a skirt.) Even … Continue reading

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The Corcoran files: Marco Rubio and the ’12 disciples’ partied like rock stars on donors’ dime

Chartered jets to Washington … overnights at the Mandarin Oriental with the wife and kids … $4,600 for “electronics” … hand-crafted chairs for “top GOP lawmakers” … and a $6,773 junket to a Georgia resort for a Rubio family reunion. … Continue reading

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