Tagged State of the Union


Nancy Pelosi Let Us Know This House Is Not Accepting a Shoe-in Dictator from a Reality Show

Your repeated ripping – don’t miss this, folks – let us know that you were not having it; this House is not accepting a shoe-in dictator from a variety-reality show/rally. Your calm, deliberate hands, here in the last few seconds of this game, will become an iconic image of discipline, restraint, civility, and yes, diplomacy. Historic. Heroic. Classic. Classroom stuff.

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Obama Blasts Republicans During SOTU and Dares Them To Try Living On Minimum Wage

Of course, nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages. That’s why this Congress still needs to pass a law that makes sure a woman is paid the same as a man for doing the same work. Really. It’s 2015. It’s time. We still need to make sure employees get the overtime they’ve earned. And to everyone in this Congress who still refuses to raise the minimum wage, I say this: If you truly believe you could work full-time and support a family on less than $15,000 a year, go try it. If not, vote to give millions of the hardest-working people in America a raise.

Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann Caters to the Birthers…sort of

They were literally seconds from accomplishing the vote, so they could move to more important things. Things like Republican Thadeus McCotter’s bill to force President Obama to apologize (down on your knees, boy!) — clearly a much better use of their time; Michigan must be so proud — when at the very last second, Republican Rep. Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann tried to be a “good Republican” (oxymoron or just moron?) who would save the birthers by blocking the vote! Go, Michelle!!

A Method to Michele Bachmann’s Census Madness

It seems that there might actually be a method to Rep. Michele Bachmann’s Census fear mongering madness. Since Bachmann derives most of her reelection campaign funds from outside of her district, and she is struggling to raise cash, could it be that Bachmann is using Census paranoia to refill her campaign coffers for her reelection bid in 2010?


Five Governors Who Could Be Obama’s VP

ImageBarack Obama has a wide range of Democrats to choose his running mate from. In recent years the Democratic Party has been able to elect 28 of the nation’s 50 governors. These state executives represent some of the party’s best talent. If Obama decides to add a governor to his ticket, here are five excellent choices.


John Edwards: No VP for me!

ImageAccording to an article by Sinead Carew of Reuters, on Thursday, April 3rd, John Edwards closed the book on the presidential chapter of his life. After delivering a speech to the big fish of the nation’s wireless industry, Edwards was asked point blank by someone in the audience whether or not he would accept the VP slot on either the Clinton or Obama ticket.

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