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The United States of America gained its independence in 1776. Citizens of the “Land of the Free” celebrate that triumph on the Fourth of July. 85 more words

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CoC Tom Donohue's BFF Senator Orrin Hatch Says Chief Justice Roberts "Remarkable" and "Tremendous" For Saving ObamaCare...

Don’t forget, we have Senator Orrin Hatch because Representative Jason Chaffetz took Tom Donohue’s 2011 Chamber of Commerce bribery money and agreed not to challenge Hatch in Utah’s 2012 primary (state delegate convention, not election). 273 more words

How To Steal An Election – A Guide To Gerrymandering

Winning elections is hard work and some people would rather skip the inconvenient issue of getting a majority of votes and would instead rig the system in their favour. 1,107 more words

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The Presidential Quarterback: It Takes a Village to Run a Country

Originally written November 2012 following Pres. Barack Obama’s reelection ]

My two cents: I have a hard time believing that the President of the United States, whoever it may be, has an overwhelming ability to make all their political ideology and policy preferences the new status quo in the country. 477 more words

My Fellow Americans

Senate Decepticons Advance Trade Maneuver To Give Obama New Power in TPP Trade Deal...

Tell me again what benefit there was to re-electing Mitch McConnell, or giving Republicans the victory in the Senate?

Trade Promotion Authority or TPA contains fast-track provisions would allow Congress, under strict timelines, to consider trade deals with a simple up-or-down vote without any amendments or requirements of a Senate super-majority to end debate. 434 more words

Former CIA Head Mike Morell: Foreign Governments Have Everything From Hillary's Non-Secure Email Servers...

Former interim CIA Head Mike Morell was part of team Hillary both before and after her tenure as Secretary of State so this admission carries a little more sting….  116 more words

Bread and Butter Politics

The Sun splashes photos of Ed/
Consuming some bacon in bread/
And dreams of a land which/
Lets pix of a sandwich/
Determine the way it is led.
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