November 19, 2013

Husband of Former Fla. Official Katherine Harris Commits Suicide

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Former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris’ husband reportedly committed suicide Tuesday.

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November 15, 2013

Harry Reid Eviscerates John Boehner, ‘Nobody knows what he’s talking about.’

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I totally to agree with the Senate Majority Leader…

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is fed up with Speaker of the House John Boehner. Reid let loose in an interview, and claimed that nobody knows what Boehner is talking about.

In an interview with Fusion, Sen. Reid didn’t pull any punches when talking about Boehner and immigration reform. Reid said, “I’m stunned. How could anybody in good conscience tell one group he’s trying to do immigration reform, and a few minutes later, say ‘I’m not going to do anything about a conference?’… I mean, this House of Representatives might just as well not exist. They don’t do anything. And then to do this intellectual yoga drill where nobody knows what he’s talking about is like some of the yoga moves I’ve tried and can’t do.”

The Senate Majority Leader was talking about immigration, but what he described fits Speaker…

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November 1, 2013

Food Stamp Cuts Starting Friday Will Leave 47 Million Families Hungrier

November 1, 2013

Snyder Proclaims November ‘Hire A Veteran Month’

CBS Detroit

LANSING (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder has declared November “Hire a Veteran Month” in Michigan.

In a statement Thursday, the governor also announced a series of career fairs for veterans.

Called “Operation Vet Connection 2013,” the fairs will take place next week. More than 100 Michigan businesses have registered to participate.

The events are free for veterans, and registration isn’t required. Veterans who attend should bring a current resume, transcripts or training records and a photo ID.

Snyder says he wants Michigan employers to consider veterans when making hiring decisions and to help returning veterans make the transition from military service to employment.

In the statement, Snyder says “the returning heroes bring real-world work experience and transferrable skills to the job.”

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October 28, 2013

Federal Judge: Texas Abortion Limits Unconstitutional

October 24, 2013

GOP: Website woes create fresh opening to go after Obamacare

CNN Political Ticker

(CNN) — Even though polls show House Republicans got much of the blame for the government shutdown triggered by the fight over Obamacare, there are no signs they are giving up on that fight.

With fresh data and the acknowledgment from President Barack Obama that the web portal to enroll in new health care plans isn’t working, Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders told House Republicans on Wednesday the website’s bumpy rollout gives them an opening to seize public attention.

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October 23, 2013

Man Owns $10 Silver Certificate Valued at $500,000

October 22, 2013

Weirdest Ads For and Against Obamacare

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We knew Obamacare would create big changes in the healthcare system. We didn’t know Obamacare … or should we say Brobamacare…would beget “brosurance.”

On Tuesday a Colorado group launched a “got insurance?” campaign trying to lure bros to sign up for the system. It’s an odd attempt to reach out to the high-value “bro” demographic—the young men who need to sign up for the system in order to make it work, because in the near term they will tend to pay in much more than they take out in benefits.

But in the anthology of our national conversation about Obamacare, Brobamacare isn’t the weirdest appeal. Not by a long shot. Here are our favorite appeals in favor of, and against, Obamacare:

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YOLO: This ad created by the right-wing Crossroads GPS (a nonprofit linked to Karl Rove) mocks the Obama administration’s efforts to reach out to young people about…

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October 20, 2013

“Invincible Arrogance”: Ted Cruz’s Conceit And Fringe Politics Is A Recipe For A Very Scary Personality

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Since we are for the time being required to think of Sen. Ted Cruz as a significant force in American politics, it’s helpful now and then to consider how the world looks from his perspective. TPM’s Josh Marshall suspects that being told his whole life how incredibly smart he is has not been good for his character:

[B]ack when he showed up at Harvard Law School in 1992, he stunned his fellow classmates by putting up flyers around campus for an ‘elite study group’ with the instructions ‘only magnas from top Ivys need apply.’ In other words, at a place where arrogance is like air and self-awareness a precious commodity, Cruz managed to stand out on day one as a triple-ply arrogant ass.

Cruz never seems to have grasped that there are people every bit as sharp as him who didn’t go to an Ivy League School (even a ‘top…

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October 15, 2013

Is It Racist To Want A “Caucasian Republican” In The White House?

The Militant Negro™

 

By Jueseppi B.

Winter Storm

 

 

Let’s not be stupid America. Every single adult American knows the reason Americans disrespect and dislike, (that dislike is my way of being kind), this Black American President Of The United States Of America.

 

His skin color.

 

Joe Wurzelbacher, better known to many as Joe the Plumber, a 5th rate moron who gained his 15 seconds of fame in 2008, posted this on his web site and I thank Rev. Al Sharpton‘s Politics Nation for this piece….

 

From Politics Nation:

“If you wish the man living in the White House were a white Republican, you’re still not racist. That’s the claim being pushed by Joe Wurzelbacher, better known to many as Joe the Plumber after he rose to fame during the 2008 .

 

Since that moment in the political spotlight, Wurzelbacher has made a failed run for…

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