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The Wrath of Fools: An Open Letter to the Far Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, mccain, media, military, news, politics, propaganda, republicans, SupremeCourt, troops, terrorism, war )

- 2693 days ago -
I'm talking to you, Sharron Angle, you walking punch-line, who talked about "Second Amendment remedies" being necessary if you didn't get your way on health care reform during your failed Senate campaign.
John McCain's Lasting Anger
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, constitution, DADT, democrats, dishonesty, dream act, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, mccain, media, military, obama, news, propaganda, republicans, START )

- 2711 days ago -
Railing against Don't Ask Don't Tell, shooting down an immigration bill he once sponsored, pushing his own changes to START--the tougher John McCain who emerged in the primaries may be here to stay.
Senate Votes to Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, DADT, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, goodnews, government, mccain, media, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 2714 days ago -
In the end, the contentious bill passed by a lopsided 65 to 31as 57 members of the Senate Democratic caucus and eight Republicans voted to end the ban. "This is the defining civil rights initiative of this decade," said Aubrey Sarvis...
DADT - At Long Last?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, mccain, media, military, news, obama, politics, lies, propaganda, republicans, troops, war )

- 2717 days ago -
"We'll soon find out if promises made will be promises kept," said Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, an advocate of repealing the law.
Senate GOP Blocks Cloture On Repeal Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, civil rights, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, iraq, lies, mccain, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, troops )

- 2724 days ago -
The bill could theoretically be brought up again before the end of the lame duck session, but a Democratic leadership aide tells TPM that negotiations are basically at an impasse.
McCain Calls Pentagon's 'Don't Ask' Study Flawed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DADT, military, politics, obama, mccain, government, republicans, democrats, corruption, u.s. )

- 2731 days ago -
Sen. John McCain rejected a Pentagon study on "don't ask, don't tell" as flawed and said it would be dangerous to allow gays to serve openly in the military during a time of war.
A Final Push To Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rights, gayrights, DADT, don't ask don't tell, military, congress, usa, politics, society, republicans, military, politics, congress, ethics, media, news, u.s., usa, americans, mccain )

- 2733 days ago -
The fate of the 17-year-old law known as "don't ask, don't tell," which bars openly gay Americans from serving in the military, is expected to be decided before Congress goes home prior to year's end.
McCain Moves the Goal Posts Again on DADT, Now Claiming the Pentagon Study Isn't Good Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, DADT, democrats, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, lies, mccain, media, military, propaganda, republicans, war )

- 2747 days ago -
Last month, reports surfaced that the study had found that a majority of American service members would not object to serving alongside openly gay troops. ** The old fool continues to talk to Old Ideas and Wrong Ideas. Retire McCain, he's a fool.*
Why Did George Washington Want a "Zero Party" System of Government?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, government, lies, mccain, media, propaganda, republicans, usa )

- 2785 days ago -
Because political parties "serve to distract the Public Councils, and enfeeble the Public Administration....agitate the Community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms; kindle the animosity of one....against another...."
Never Forget: Bad Wars Aren't Possible Unless Good People Back Them
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, mccain, media, military, news, obama, politics )

- 2809 days ago -
We invaded Iraq because most Americans -- including good liberals like Al Franken, Nicholas Kristof & Bill Keller of the New York Times, David Remnick of the New Yorker, the editors of the Atlantic and the New Republic, Harvey Weinstein...->GREAT READ!
Arizona's New Immigration Law Is Unconstitutional -- But This Right-Wing Supreme Court May Have Other Ideas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, AZ, congress, constitution, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, Govtfearmongering, lies, mccain, media, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 2871 days ago -
Arizona's controversial SB 1070 attempts to make immigration policy that differs from federal law. Precedent suggests it will be shot down. Racial profiling is implicit in this law, even if not so stated.
GOP: No More Help for Jobless; But Rich Must Keep Tax Cuts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, media, mccain, military, news, obama, lies, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, war )

- 2872 days ago -
Republicans almost unanimously oppose spending $33.9 billion for extended unemployment benefits for some 2.5 million people who've lost them, because they say it would increase federal budget deficits. *** Instead spend millions on WAR!!
ACTION ALERT:Tell McCain to Take His Own Advice on "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: McCain, Don't Ask Don't Tell, military, gay rights )

- 2986 days ago -
At Iowa State University in 2006, Arizona Sen. John McCain said: "The day that the leadership of the military comes to me and says 'Senator, we ought to change the [Don't Ask, Don't Tell] policy,' then I think we ought to consider seriously changing it."
Palin's "Death Panels" Charge Named "Lie of the Year"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, lies, mccain, media, news, obama, politics, propagan )

- 3071 days ago -
Former Alaska GOP Gov. Sarah Palin's Facebook allegation that the Democrats' health-care overhaul would include "death panels" to decide whether seniors and disabled people were worthy of care was named "Lie of the Year" by fact-checkers

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