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The Republican's Waterloo?

Former Bush speechwriter David Frum says that while he opposes the health care reform plan, its passage is a major defeat for the Republican Party. In his words, it will be the GOP’s "Waterloo." Frum points out "radical" Republicans like Jim DeMint who made the decision to not negotiate with President Obama, and instead they all focused on a strategy of obstruction, failed the Republican Party.

The Republican's Waterloo?

republican imagesFormer Bush speechwriter David Frum says that while he opposes the health care reform plan, its passage is a major defeat for the Republican Party.

Healthcare: everything half price?

healthcare is right imagesEver seen a local rug company with a huge sign out front that says, "Going out of business - everything half price"?  And they keep that sign out for a year or two?

Here's a 1967 Flashback: "Gov. Romney Would Quit Church For Social Justice"

angry imagesHere's a 1967 Flashback: ‘Gov. Romney Would Quit Church For Social Justice’. Faux News Mormon Glenn Beck warned his listeners to “run as fast as you can” if their church preached “social justice,” claiming it is a “perversion of the Gospel.” In 1967, Michigan Gov.

Hand germs to help identify criminals and victims?

bacteria imagesA new study by the UCLA-based Center for Health Policy Research shows 1 in 4 Californians under the age of 65 had no health insurance last year.  8.2 million people were without coverage in the state during 2009.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's wife is launching a 'tea party' group

tea party imagesSupreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's wife is launching a 'tea party' group.

Pay Cuts for Congress? & "Big" Governments Republicans Mandating Marriage......

budget imagesRep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) introduced a bill last week to slash pay for members of Congress 5% or $8,700 a year — and freeze their automatic cost-of-living increase.

Why are we the only stupid industrialized country in the world?

mail box imagesThe postal service this week announced it would be cutting as many as 30,000 jobs through attrition - using hiring freezes as workers retire or quit. According to American Postal Workers Union president William Burrus, cutting the U.S.

Even Mountaintop Miners can love Cats and Dogs

cat imagesAppalachian activists are very upset that the U.S. Humane Society has announced that it will give its “2009 Humane Legislator of the Year” to the greatest congressional defender of mountaintop removal — House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall (D-WV).

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