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Liberals Really Need To Stop Falling For Rand Paul’s Pandering Filibuster Schtick

Liberals Really Need To Stop Falling For Rand Paul’s Pandering Filibuster Schtick

He’s fundraising… that’s it. Stop falling for his sleazy tactics.

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Everything Bernie Sanders Predicted In 2010 Has Come True Or Will Come True

Everything Bernie Sanders Predicted In 2010 Has Come True Or Will Come True

Almost everything Bernie Sanders predicted in his historic filibuster five years ago has come true or is on the horizon.

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Once Again It’s Left To A Comedian To Call Ted Cruz Out To His Face (VIDEO)

Once Again It’s Left To A Comedian To Call Ted Cruz Out To His Face (VIDEO)

It’s becoming clear it’s up to comedians to ask the questions the media won’t.

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President Obama Rips Mitch McConnell A New One After He Tries Taking Credit For Economic Turnaround (VIDEO)

Image via Adam Glanzman

President Obama absolutely demolishes Mitch McConnell for trying to take credit for the economic turnaround, and it’s everything we could have hoped for.

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Top 10 Craziest Conservative Contradictions

Top 10 Craziest Conservative Contradictions

There’s a lot more than 10 but the internet just isn’t big enough to fit them all!

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About That Other Drug People Smuggle Over The Texas Border (VIDEO)

Image: Composite/Video screen grabs via the Texas Tribune.

Actually, transporting misoprostol across the border is perfectly legal…except when it isn’t.

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Mitch McConnell Planning Another Government Shutdown Just To Screw With Obama

Photo by Elliott Schwartz

Do Republicans hate Obama enough to risk everything just to sabotage a presidency they’ve already been obstructing since day one? Yup.

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Wendy Davis Brilliantly Welcomes Texas GOP To Her Hometown

From Zap2it.com

If Wendy can do all that for Fort Worth, just imagine how the state of Texas will look after she’s been Governor a couple of terms.

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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Is The Change To The Senate Filibuster Rule A Good Thing?

John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

Senate Democrats voted to change the rules so the GOP can no longer abuse filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, the future looks really scary.

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Senate Democrats Grow A Pair, Vote ‘Nuclear Option’ On Filibuster Reform

Harry Reid warned the GOP that he'd use the 'nuclear option' if they kept abusing filibusters to block Obama's appointments. Now, he finally did it. Photo of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) from Wikipedia. Photo of nuclear explosion from Wallpapers Lot. Collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Harry Reid warned the GOP that he’d use the ‘nuclear option’ if they kept abusing filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, he finally did it.

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Secret Meeting Between Ted Cruz And Tea Party: Will They Sabotage Bipartisan Negotiations?

Secret Meeting Between Ted Cruz And Tea Party: Will They Sabotage Bipartisan Negotiations?

Sources in Washington, D.C. are reporting that a group of House Republicans held a secret meeting with Sen. Ted Cruz late Monday night at Tortilla Coast, a favorite haunt of lawmakers. The group of 15-20 included: Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Steve King (R-IA), Jim Jordan (R- OH), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Raúl R. […]

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Wendy Davis Makes The Announcement Texas Women Have Been Waiting For

From Zap2it.com

On Thursday afternoon, Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis did what her jazzed up fan base hoped she’d do, and announced she’s running for governor.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill Mocks Ted Cruz For Misunderstanding ‘Green Eggs And Ham’ (VIDEO)

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) received 'an earful' from Democrats about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the flight to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's funeral. - Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Senator Claire McCaskill points out that Ted Cruz clearly doesn’t get the meaning of the now-infamous children’s story “Green Eggs and Ham”

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Republican Aide Torches Ted Cruz, Says Wendy Davis Has More Balls Than He Does

Republican Aide Torches Ted Cruz, Says Wendy Davis Has More Balls Than He Does

House Republicans have declared war on Senate Republicans after they refused to filibuster Obamacare, saying Ted Cruz should borrow a pair of balls.

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Red State Haikus

Red State Haikus

Was it difficult to squeeze down the anger and hate of the right in haiku form? Not really. Bigotry is the provenience of a small mind, after all.

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After Two-Year Stalemate, Senate Reaches Agreement To Vote On Presidential Nominees

After Two-Year Stalemate, Senate Reaches Agreement To Vote On Presidential Nominees

The deal is favorable for Democrats but of course, at the end of the day, nothing has changed about how the Senate operates.

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Texas Republican Says Senator Wendy Davis Is A Terrorist For Filibustering Anti-Abortion Bill (IMAGE)

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Because Wendy Davis followed procedure and took a stand for women in her state, Republican Bill Zedler took to Twitter and called her a ‘terrorist.’

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The Top 12 Crucial Moments From Texas Senator Wendy Davis’ Filibuster (VIDEOS)

Photo from Wendy Davis' facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/wendy.davis.790?fref=ts

Blocking the restrictive abortion law was a long shot, but someone had to do it. Here are the top 12 moments from Wendy Davis’ filibuster.

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State Senator Wendy Davis For Governor Of Texas? Epic Filibuster Inspires Democrats

From Wendy Davis for Senate

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis inspired women to fight back against the assault on their rights, and many hope she will run for Governor in 2014

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