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Guns for Me, Not for Thee

Not too long ago, Democrat Charlie Rangel said members of Congress “deserve and need” people with firearms protecting them in the U.S. Capitol building, but he does not want… 1,109 more words

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…That’s how we make an appeal to what is right and decent, and without anger. I did it for the framers of the Constitution, who intended that we would treat each other in a civil way.

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Out first job as Democrats must be not to do any more harm. True, we have to remain vigilant in getting rid of programs that don’t work.

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Lewis Is WAY Out Of Line

From where I sit, some 2,344 miles from the US Capitol building, Georgia Representative John Lewis is dead wrong. Period. His incendiary comments made over the weekend have fanned flames of racist proportions and have drawn into question the positive actions he took in the fight for civil rights some fifty years ago. 551 more words

I tell them I can yield on a lot of in which my district is not particularly emotionally involved. The liberal part of my party might have an ideological problem with some of these concessions, but if you can exploit the glaring need for decent education and employment opportunities, I’ll take the hit as the price of politically practical consensus.

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It is so easy for those of us who can no longer remember not being surrounded by professional people to take this simple truth for granted: You cannot imagine and dream what you haven’t been informed of.

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Rangel, Boxer Propose Constitutional Amendment Abolishing Electoral College

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) — Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) has introduced a bill proposing a constitutional amendment that would abolish the Electoral College.

The move would allow future presidential elections to be decided by the popular vote. 223 more words

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