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What Happened to Congressional Deliberations?

Something that has made me uncomfortable for years has been the partisanship that exists at all levels of government, especially, in Congress. Yes, I like the concept of a two party system to permit the government to have discussions between differing factions to, theoretically, enable Congress to make more thoughtful ...

U.S. House Speakers Pelosi and Gingrich Urge Immediate Action on Climate Change

Emblem courtesy of "JudyGr" on Flickr website Second 'Unlikely Alliances' Ad Launched by the We Campaign The We campaign announced today that the "Unlikely Alliances" ads launched the second in its series. This ad contained House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) discussing their shared interest in seeing ...

FDA Charged With and Observations About Unnecessarily Restricting Drugs From the Public

Emblem courtesy of Itchmo on Flickr website The escalation in the cost of clinical trials, which now take an average of one billion dollars and require 10 years for approval according to the Cancer Cure Coalition (CCC), occurred partially because

Barack Obama Supporters Launch Online Campaign Slogan Search

Drawing courtesy of Scan and Plan Extra website After his primary win in South Carolina, Obama supporters are saying, come Super Tuesday we will "Barack and Roll!" Senator Barack Obama's fans are mobilizing an online campaign to

Protect Our Freedom in the USA

Diagram courtesy of Teachers vs. Union website Even though this post is not a description of an historical event, it does remind me of some similarities with current life in the U.S.A. Thursday this past week, our national holiday of Thanksgiving was celebrated across the land. This day may also be ...

July 13th 2014
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JustGiving Unveils Social Currency

JustGiving has unveiled The Care button, social currency to allow anyone to express what they care about on the JustGiving platform and beyond. The Care button, which will be rolled out across charity pages on JustGiving over the next few weeks, allows a user to show they care about a cause ...
January 20th 2014
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Wendy Davis Caught Lying in Bio

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who is running for office of Governor of Texas, has been caught red-handed lying about facts in her bio--and she admits it. Wendy Davis may have also even lied under oath, "testifying in a federal lawsuit over redistricting that "I got divorced by the time I ...
January 13th 2014
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Tye Thomas, Youngest Mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas Dead at Age 35

Photo of Tye Thomas courtesy Texas Monthly. Randal "Tye" Thomas, the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, and also a member of the Electoral College in the 2000 Presidential Election, has died at the age of 35. In 2000, Mr. Thomas was the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, ...
January 12th 2014
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Southwest Airlines Jet Flight 4013 Lands at Wrong Airport in Missouri

A Southwest Airlines jet, carrying 124 passengers and a crew of 5 people landed at the wrong airport in Missouri. They flight was scheduled to go from Chicago's Midway airport to Branson Missouri. Instead, the flight landed at M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport instead of the Branson Airport, which is ...
January 11th 2014
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Artists Create Photos Depicting Chris Christie on George Washington Bridge

In the wake of the Governor Chris Christie scandal with the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, various artists and photoshop gurus have been creating images reflecting the scandal. Here's one that has popped up on social media: And there is another on the Political Carnival blog: Have any photos that you'd ...

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