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INSKEEP: As you know, Democrats are already pointing to things that are changing in America because of this bill. They will point to the fact that college seniors, who would have been kicked off their families’ insurance plans when they graduated, will get to stay on. Insurance companies are now saying they’re going to end the practice of “rescission,” where they take, or at least modify…

BOEHNER: Both of those ideas, by the way, came from Republicans, and are part of the common sense ideas that we ought to have in the law.

INSKEEP: Well, are you […]

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FauxNews lies and I sigh:

Facts are such mushy things.? Same as it ever was.

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Looking like today will be an historic day.? Years of battles with obstructionist GOPers and recent intense months of continued obstruction and tea bagger insanity gives way to the passage of healthcare reform.? Marcy Kaptur backs away from the Stupak bridge to announce she’s on board.? John Larson says the votes are in hand.? We’ll know this evening whether this was true.? I’m hearing 217-214 in a stunning display of partisan obstructionism on the part of Republicans.

The good news is that our own John Boehner will be proved a spectacular failure in declaring the bill will “ruin […]

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Finding GOP hypocrisy and political grandstanding is about as tough as finding melting snow outside today.

At first, the Dem HCR proposals were too damned long:

Now they’re too damned short:

“The White House’s ‘plan’ consists of an 11-page outline, which has not been scored by the Congressional Budget Office or posted online as legislative text. So they want to reorganize one-sixth of the United States’ economy with a document shorter than a comic book, and they’re complaining that they can’t find our plan on their own website? C’mon,”

You’ll note John says in the above video […]

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“I pledge not to fuck you.”

On December 17, 2009 By

Funny, funny stuff.

(And, I can’t believe I used “fuck” in a headline. I’ve been spending too much time with these Plunderbund guys!)

F the Vote w/ Zach Gilford & Eva Amurri from Zach Gilford

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This Stupak amendment is going to have to get changed greatly or jettisoned all together.? 41 Dems have now signed on to voting against a bill that contains Stupak.? Greg Sargent has the letter:

November 7, 2009

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker
U.S. House of Representatives
H-232 Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Madam Speaker:

As members of Congress we believe that women should have access to a full range of reproductive health care. Health care reform must not be misused as an opportunity to restrict women?s access to reproductive health services.

The Stupak-Pitts amendment to […]

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The Obama We Need on Wednesday

On September 7, 2009 By

If this is a warmup, I want to see the speech NOW! Damn:

Bring some of this on Wednesday, Barack. This will cure the Van Jones funk. Lose battles. Win wars.

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God Love Barney Frank. LOL

On August 20, 2009 By

Takes it right to the crazy:

LOL. Kitchen table. Best. Line. Ever.

Note: The tone deaf crazy bitch is holding up a photo of Obama as Hitler in front of a JEWISH CONGRESSMAN! Duh.

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