Category Archives: Congress

John Boehner: Cheaters never starve.

Via The New York Daily News: WASHINGTON — New York Democrats lashed out at House Speaker John Boehner Thursday after he accused New York and four other states of “cheating” and “fraud” for sidestepping billions of dollars in federal food … Continue reading

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Catching up: Filibusters, Iran and Thor.

I’m currently deep into editing “Glengarry Glen Styx”. (First assemblage is done.  I still have fine cutting, sound mixing and color correction ahead of me.) So, I’m going to make this quick. THE NUCLEAR OPTION: Yes, it could wind up … Continue reading

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@RepGregWalden lies on Fox News.

At 1:40 of this segment on the October 10th episode of “Hannity”, Rep Greg Walden comes right out of the gate lies by saying this country “We have a huge deficit problem, a huge spending problem”. When actually, we didn't. … Continue reading

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The shutdown continues and the pressure is on us.

We are now entering the second week of this shutdown and Boehner is dug in like an Alabama tick. (Via HuffPo.) House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday that there are not enough votes in the House of Representative to … Continue reading

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Obama, indefinite detention and a call for some form of unity.

Let me say this right up front.  Odds are this post will piss you off. Half of you will say that I’m a ObamaBot, willing to let this slide because  he’s my personal Jesus Christ. (Not true.) And half of … Continue reading

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Protect IP and Indefinite Detention OR “Why did the Senate pick this week to break my balls”.

Okay, here’s the fucking shot! Two bills are hitting the Senate this week and both are an affront to Democracy as we know it. The first is the  National Defense  Authorization Act.  In itself, usually not controversial.  It’s just re-authorizing … Continue reading

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The Super Committee hits Kryptonite.

You didn’t need to be Kreskin to see this endgame coming. (H/T to The Political Carnival for the video.) A couple of encouraging takeaways. 1) That Obama acknowledged the the failure of the Super Committee was purely due to the … Continue reading

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The President’s budget speech: A bump or a pivot?

Okay, I admit it.  I was impressed. It’s like the Obama from 2008 finally clawed his way out of the attic, punched out the guy who’s been playing him since, let’s say, just after the Health Care Reform fight started … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: FEB 2, 2010.

-My take on the State of the Union?  Eh. Not terrible but not great.  Yeah, I love the fact that President Obama wants to more fully in infrastructure.  But how he intends on doing it with a five year spending … Continue reading

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“So you vote for television, and everyone else, as far as your eye can see, votes to fuck you with switchblades.”

(H/T to Warren Ellis for the “Transmetropolitan” quote.) Well, it’s official.  The GOP has taken hold of The House and already, the fuckery is underway! -Darrell Issa (R-CA.) who’s the new chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government … Continue reading

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