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ok, so i guess not EVERY day. it’s hard to keep up with this thing! for anyone out there paying attention, thanks for hanging in there, and i hope you had a good thanksgiving holiday relatively free from drama! 116 more words

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Former Members Of Senate Credentialing Committee Alarmed At Bannon's "Shady" Relationship With Breitbart

Breitbart.com’s request for permanent Capitol Hill press credentials is sparking concern from former members of the committee that approves those passes, who say Breitbart executive chairman Steve Bannon’s new White House advisory role could pose a “shady” conflict.Politico recently reported that Brei… 15 more words

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Senate speaker strikes down last-minute Tory bid to rejig tax rates


Sorry, senators: No major last-minute rewrites of proposed changes to federal tax policy for you.

Senate Speaker George Furey has nixed a bid by a Conservative-controlled committee to rejig the tax rates underlying the Liberals’ much self-touted plan to “put money back into the pockets of Canada’s middle class” on the grounds that it strays outside the parliamentary boundaries of what the non-elected chamber can do. 416 more words

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Scope Of Democracy's Loss

The Scope of Democracy’s Loss

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Republican Nomination of Conservative Only Justices in US Supreme Court

Our checks and balances system, with the Republican controlled branches, may falter. 450 more words

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Thoughts on the outcome of our recent elections in the states from Tammy Mezera

Cory Bernardi Pledges To 'Make Australia Great Again' By Staying Overseas

Conservative Senator Cory Bernardi has decided it is time to ‘Make Australia Great Again’ by extending his overseas posting indefinitely. The Senator, currently in New York to observe and heckle the United Nations, made the announcement in his weekly podcast. 198 more words

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Senator Roberts Unveils New Line Of Tin Foil Straitjackets

One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts has unveiled his new line of tin foil straitjackets at a press conference turned fashion show at Parliament House. Taking a break from attacking the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology , the Senator announced his surprising move into the world of fashion. 207 more words

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