• by Lahdee

    Senate republicans have decided that if they can’t take their ball and go home then there damn well won’t be a game. Beginning today republicans have tossed a grenade into the workings of the U.S. Senate by not allowing vital committees to do their work. Amanda Terkel at Think Progress has the news. The bottom […]

  • by Lahdee

    David Weigel has a piece up at The Washington Independent entitled “Scenes from the Code Red Rally.” He reports he did not see the smears and epithets some sites are reporting. He looks past the sense of pessimism displayed by the speakers, and also by some of the attendees. Many Republicans who spoke out at […]

  • by Lahdee

    Just finished watching J.D. Hayworth on Rachel Maddow’s program. J.D. got off to a bombastic start on her opening salvo to his Jack Abramoff connection. On and on went J.D., his thrust was to discredit RM. He busted her researchers and he busted her producers. He was quite proud of himself in that smiling, slimey […]

  • by Lahdee

    In light of the dishonest report from AHIP in advance of the U.S. Senate Finance committee vote on health care the Democrats are striking back by seeking to revoke the industry’s anti-trust exemption. Senator Patrick J. Leahy, D-VT has introduced S.1681 Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009. It is described as A Bill(PDF) […]

  • by Lahdee

    Apparently Massachusetts lawmakers are set to debate a bill that would allow Governor Deval Patrick to make an interim appointment to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Ted Kennedy. Democrats, who hold overwhelming majorities in both chambers, are hoping to push through the bill quickly allowing Patrick, who supports the […]

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