Post Tagged with: "Partisanship"

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National Review Warns Republicans Not To Govern Because It’s A ‘Trap,’ Says Focus On 2016 Instead

Not even a day had passed after the 2014 Election came to a close, and it already looks like Republicans are preparing to NOT govern for the next two years.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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GOP Lawmakers Vote ‘No’ On Fiscal Cliff Legislation While Quietly Hoping It Would Pass Anyway

House Republicans could be divided into three groups: those who voted ‘yes’ and meant it, those who voted ‘no,’ and meant it, and those who voted ‘no,’ but meant ‘yes.’

by Rika Christensen· · News
1811 political cartoon with map of gerrymandered districts in Massachusetts.

Congressional Gridlock Due To Hyper-Partisan Districts?

Maybe the problem with the GOP Congress isn’t that they’re not listening to the people. It’s that they are listening to the wrong people, thanks to gerrymandering.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Susan Rice ‘Not Qualified’ Says The Man Who Picked Sarah Palin For VP

Susan Rice ‘Not Qualified’ Says The Man Who Picked Sarah Palin For VP

For the man who inflicted the ‘not very bright’ Ms. Palin upon the electorate, there appears to be an extreme disconnect at play here.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
What Is The Enemy Of Republicanism? A Government That Works — Just Ask Chris Christie

What Is The Enemy Of Republicanism? A Government That Works — Just Ask Chris Christie

Are we so partisan that the words ‘common good’ have no meaning whatsoever?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Is America’s Reign Of Terror Coming To An End?

Is America’s Reign Of Terror Coming To An End?

America has always been prone to spasms of attacks on the rights of average Americans. Several scenarios from the last sixty years come immediately to mind.

by Deborah Montesano· · News