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by Diane Rufino

As we all know, most of the problems that the country faces right now stem from the fact that the federal government has become a leviathan; that is, it has become too large, too domineering, and too intrusive.  1,711 more words

Is One Local Daily Baker Dozin'?

Today’s Boston dailies have two different views about GOP gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker’s campaign-finance prospects – one good, the other not so much.

The Boston Globe’s Frank Phillips has  437 more words


WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014 – Harry Reid called Americans who support Cliven Bundy “Domestic Terrorists” on the Kelly File on Thursday, April 17th:

“These people who hold themselves out to be partriots, are not. 13 more words

GOP DEBATE: Three Senate Hopefuls Weigh In On Issues

The 2014 Iowa republican primary is less than two months away.

US Senate candidates made their pitch to young voters in Des Moines Wednesday evening. 302 more words


Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 4-14-14: Recent Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes Unemployment Benefits Extension – Passage – Vote Passed (59-38, 3 Not Voting)
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Tortured Reports

There are some problems with the apparent leak of the Senate torture report findings summary. I’m going to point those out and then flip the whole thing on its head to what I really want to discuss, mostly the bigger domestic picture as it relates to intelligence community abuse of power in general. 912 more words

Update:Mitch McConnell asks"who do you want to lead the Senate"on FB. Commenters release the kraken

via Update:Mitch McConnell asks”who do you want to lead the Senate”on FB. Commenters release the kraken.

Although their record in office was limited to a fraction of local Council seats and leading a small number of those councils, the much missed Official Monster Raving Looney Party in the UK acquitted itself better than this lot has… 736 more words

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