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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on Finding a GOP Anti-Cruz, Middle East

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Right now House Republicans can’t get past their Tea Party base on anything. And that is led and known by the House Republican Leadership who don’t have the balls (to put it bluntly) to take them on, on anything. 154 more words

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Dr. Ben Carson says he may run for president in 2016

Dr. Ben Carson says he may run for president in 2016

Dr. Ben Carson, the former celebrated neurosurgeon who became a conservative superstar about two years ago, has moved towards a possible run for president on the Republican side in 2016.  29 more words


Victoria Jackson: A Comprehensive Timeline Of A Descent Into Madness

Victoria Jackson turns 55 tomorrow, but most of us would like to fondly remember her as the bubbly blonde 20-something Saturday Night Live castmember with nice gams. 1,275 more words


Teabagged Again

My love affair with hating republicans begins with their deity, Ronald Wilson Reagan.

Republicans appear so honest and upstanding holding back the tidal wave of terror and immorality that they tell us is about to deluge our nation. 203 more words


"Another 'Do Nothing' Embarrassment": House Fails To Pass Immigration Bill, Asks Obama To Act Alone

House Republicans pulled their embattled immigration legislation on Thursday, after failing to find enough Republicans to vote for the pared-down funding bill. The embarrassing defeat for Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) greatly increases the odds that the House will not do anything to act on the border crisis before leaving Washington for its August recess. 618 more words


Dances with Insanity

Once upon a stormy night (The beginning of the Presidency of Barack Obama) established Republicans were so mired in shock, they made a fatal mistake. They invited the Tea Party to dance with them. 114 more words

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McCarthy: 'We're In Very Good Shape' On Revised Border Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. 926 more words