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"The Obstructionists": Congress Can Still Mess Up The Iran Deal

“Now, Congress takes up the matter” are words that are ensured to send shudders down the spine, so shudder away: We’ve just entered the congressional phase of the Iran talks, with a Senate hearing next Tuesday, after which it’s up to Mitch McConnell to decide how fast and aggressively to move with the bill from Tennessee Republican Bob Corker that would bar the administration from making any changes to U.S. 986 more words


An Open Letter To Senators McCain and Flake

Dear Senators McCain and Flake,

I am writing to ask you to push to the Senate floor a motion that would disallow Hillary Rodham Clinton from becoming president. 298 more words


"I Don’t Follow That Every Day": Selma's Senator Not Really Sure What's Going On With That Voting Rights Stuff

It was just last weekend that people flooded into Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights marches there — marches that led to the Voting Rights Act. 539 more words


Sen. Jeff Flake bravely comes out against federal funding of CT scans for sharks

In case you haven’t heard, billionaire Mark Cuban and conservative pundit Ann Coulter have been cast to play President and Vice President of the United States in Sharknado 3.  84 more words

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Enough is Enough-DHS Funding

First post.

Conservatives are loved by those in office just about once every two years.  We sweat, bleed, and break our backs to elect these Republicans but once they’re in office they turn their backs on us.   478 more words


America awaits first Black female AG

America is waiting for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to become the first African American female Attorney General. The Brooklyn prosecutor is standing on the threshold of history following in the footsteps of Attorney General Eric Holder, who became the first Black AG. 827 more words

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Bordow: Travis Flake, Snowflake get redemption in Division III win

Travis Flake placed his right hand over his heart and waited for the national anthem.

The music began and Flake stood still for a moment. But his nervous energy got the best of him. 840 more words