Post Tagged with: "sequester"

Republicans Fighting To Expand The Pentagon’s Already Bloated Budget While Still Cutting Food Stamps

Republicans Fighting To Expand The Pentagon’s Already Bloated Budget While Still Cutting Food Stamps

Republicans want to have their cake and eat it, too. But only if they can make sure the poor can’t eat at all.

by Justin Rosario· · News
6 Reasons Why John Boehner Is The Worst Speaker EVER

6 Reasons Why John Boehner Is The Worst Speaker EVER

House Speaker John Boehner, the worst speaker ever, is currently the third most important person in the U.S. government. If, gods forbid, anything were to happen to President Obama and Vice-President Biden, Boehner would be in charge. That is a truly frightening thought if one has been paying any attention […]

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Rachel Maddow: Republican Shutdown Planned For Two Years (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow: Republican Shutdown Planned For Two Years (VIDEO)

Republicans are doing what a misinformed base elected them to do, shutdown the government. Rachel Maddow provides an excellent insight.

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Those spending cuts Republicans love – and are willing to hold the country hostage to extort more of – are actually harming the economy. Graphic @ IngredientNews

While Republicans Demand Spending Cuts, Their Real Economic Harm Is Being Ignored

Those spending cuts Republicans love – and are willing to hold the country hostage to extort more of – are actually harming the economy.

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New Accusations Against Zimmerman Jurors As Sheriffs Office Admits It Allowed Unsupervised Access

The Zimmerman trial is called into question as the sheriff’s office confirmed that jurors had unsupervised access to family and friends during trial.

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President’s Approval Rating Up – America Not Buying GOP ‘Scandals’

President’s Approval Rating Up – America Not Buying GOP ‘Scandals’

The President’s poll numbers has remained constant even through manufactured scandals. Let’s do the job of saving the vanishing middle class and the poor.

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The Sequester Just Might Burn Your House Down; Ability To Fight Fires Slashed

The Sequester Just Might Burn Your House Down; Ability To Fight Fires Slashed

Fire season is going to be bad in the western U.S. this year, and worse — sequestration has limited what resources are available to stop the fires.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Businessman Schools GOP Congressman & Delusional Constituents (VIDEO)

Businessman Schools GOP Congressman & Delusional Constituents (VIDEO)

Middle-class America has a new hero. His name is John Mullins, a 57-year-old businessman from Auburn, Alabama.

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America In Decline: No American Airport In Top 25– You Won’t Believe Who Beats Us

America In Decline: No American Airport In Top 25– You Won’t Believe Who Beats Us

While we continue to cut and cancel projects to upgrade our infrastructure, we are being passed by many, and now no US airport is listed as a top 25 in the world.

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FAA Cuts Staff Because Of Sequester, GOP Blames President Obama (VIDEO)

The sequester strikes again, and the folks on Capitol Hill don’t like it. Especially those of the Republican persuasion.

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Obama Voluntarily Takes 5% Pay Cut To Show Solidarity With Those Affected By Sequester

Obama Voluntarily Takes 5% Pay Cut To Show Solidarity With Those Affected By Sequester

Will all those TEA Party Republican members give back part of their salaries, as President Obama has done?

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As Pentagon Feels Sequester Cuts, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Volunteers Pay Cut In Solidarity

Knowing the impact pay cuts will have on the people who work with and support him, Hagel is showing his mensch moves by putting his money where his honor is.

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The irrelephant in the room is burying its head in the sand. Photo from Pastor Sky McCracken. http://revdsky.blogspot.com/2012/06/inconvenient-truths.html

10 Reasons Why Even This Baby Elephant Has More In Common With The American People Than The GOP

The majority of Americans disagree with Republicans on today’s hot-button issues, and all the gerrymandering and voter suppression in the world can’t change that.

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Michele Bachmann Wants To Cure Alzheimer’s By Lowering Taxes (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann Wants To Cure Alzheimer’s By Lowering Taxes (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) sounded almost like a Democrat (or at least a heal the sick sort of Christian) for nearly a minute and 20 seconds.

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GOP Whip Tells Fox Obama Cares About Basketball More Than Federal Budget (VIDEO)

Did House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) really say that President Barack Obama cares more about the March Madness college basketball spreads than about balancing the federal budget?

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Jobless Claims Continue To Fall Despite GOP’s Continued Attempts At Austerity

Jobless Claims Continue To Fall Despite GOP’s Continued Attempts At Austerity

Considering our recent growth in the jobs market, despite a tax increase and uncertainty about the sequester, it’ll be interesting to see what happens in March and April.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Newt Gingrich Offers To Fund Canceled White House Tours With Donald Trump’s Billions

Newt Gingrich Offers To Fund Canceled White House Tours With Donald Trump’s Billions

The Donald’s amenable, but are White House Tours essential to the Secret Service’s mission? And can the President accept private donations to cover programs cut by the sequester?

by Rika Christensen· · News
Republicans Crying In Their Beer – How The Grand Old Party Became The Pity Me Party

Republicans Crying In Their Beer – How The Grand Old Party Became The Pity Me Party

Nothing says being the tough party like crying when the President tells them to clean up their own messes.

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Plllllease let these fools listen to me!

Paul Krugman: The Big Bad Deficit Is Gone

Who are you going to believe? The Nobel Prize winning economist who’s been right about everything for years on end or the people that crashed the economy and made billions off our suffering?

by Justin Rosario· · News
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White House Cancels Tours To Save Money, And Boy Are Republicans Ticked Off (VIDEOS)

Boehner announced that visitors can still tour the Capitol building, but who wants to see a bunch of nasty GOP congresspeople cooking up mean-spirited laws that are totally batsh*t crazy?

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