Posts Tagged ‘ Partisanship ’

Desperate Times in DC: Health Summit Craters and Madness to Follow

February 25, 2010
By John

So it would seem the only way to pass a health reform bill that the public deeply reviles is to misuse Senate rules requiring 60 votes to pass policy legislation, and to cajole, threaten or bribe enough endangered House members to vote once again for this effective nationalization of the health industry.  Well folks,...
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Here We Go Again: Clueless in the Capital Goes Bipartisan

February 11, 2010
By John
Here We Go Again:  Clueless in the Capital Goes Bipartisan

I Wanted to Write About Something Else, But They Gave Me No Choice According to the New York Times today, Senator Max Baucus, Democrat of Montana and chairman of the Finance Committee, and Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the committee’s  senior Republican, have agreed on the elements on yet another fake stimulus bill that...
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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Restoring Civil Government in the United States

February 7, 2010
By John
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Restoring Civil Government in the United States

Pollsters and pundits across the political spectrum tell us that the public is fed up with politicians, personal attacks and hyper-partisanship.  They tell us that we are being divided into camps by special interests and power hungry pols, and that the volume and intensity of their disputes could splinter the country.  Many make the...
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