Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

Things fall apart: FL tea party feeling ignored on immigration

Sure, the right wing Republican Florida legislature did the tea party’s bidding by giving away the state’s high speed rail money. And they’re getting busy gutting public education, forcing teachers into the unemployment line, privatizing Medicaid, drug testing hated public … Continue reading

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President Obama visits Ground Zero, meets with firefighters, police, 9/11 families

President Obama visits Ground Zero, and lays a wreath at the site where the Twin Towers were struck on September 11, 2001.

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Bin Laden is dead. That’s supposed to be a good thing … right? **UPDATED**

Osama bin Laden is dead. But the second guessing, accusations and conspiracy-theorizing among the liberal-libertarian and Fox News crowds — who now appear to be coming into perfect harmonic convergence when it comes to President Barack Obama — is just … Continue reading

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Latest GOP anti-abortion bills could impact rape, incest victims

It’s almost inconceivable – House Republicans, with a handful of Democrats – have passed a bill that could force rape and incest victims to prove to the IRS that they were impregnated by force.

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The GOP blinks on Vouchercare … or do they? **UPDATED**

Republicans may be rethinking those “draft Ryan in 2012″ plans, in light of their walk … no, their run-back on his Medicare voucher scheme.

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