The Republic of T.

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February 4, 2013
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The GOP & Obama’s Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class, Pt. 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Rage of an Unprivileged Class

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Rage of an Unprivileged ClassLike I said in the first post in this series, Obama didn’t waste time talking to Republicans in his inaugural address because he didn’t need to … Continue reading

January 30, 2013
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The GOP & Obama’s Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class, Pt. 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Rage of an Unprivileged Class

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Rage of an Unprivileged ClassIn Part 1 of this series, I wrote that Republicans who were incensed that President Obama had nothing to say to them in his inaugural address … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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The GOP and Obama’s Second Term: Rage of an Unprivileged Class, Pt. 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Rage of an Unprivileged Class

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Rage of an Unprivileged ClassIt was, of course, to be expected that Republicans would not like President Obama’s inaugural address no matter what said. In fact, it’s safe to say … Continue reading

January 7, 2013
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"Death Panel" of GOP Governors Refusing Medicaid Expansion Grows

A growing number Republican Governors are refusing to expand their state Medicaid programs. The Supreme Court weakened the Medicaid expansion written into the Affordable Care Act, when it ruled that the federal government can’t penalize states that refused the expansion … Continue reading

October 12, 2012
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The BFD of the VP Debate

Man, that felt good. And it was fun, too. Vice President Joe Biden certainly looked like he was having a good time. In fact, Republicans’ biggest complain seems to be that Biden was having too much fun. He laughed too … Continue reading

June 27, 2012
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A Subprime Mortgage For Your Mouth: A “Market-Based” Solution for Dental Care

The hubby and I were channel surfing last night and ended up watching Frontline. The feature story was "Dollars and Dentists". The more I watched, the more stomach churning it got. If the Supreme Court does a number on health … Continue reading

June 1, 2012
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Re-Post: Conscience & Dr. Tiller, Pt. 3

Ed. Note: Jessica Valenti’s post at The Nation alerted me that yesterday was the third anniversary of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller. Valenti asks “What Would George Tiller Do?” about the recent attacks on women’s reproductive freedom. Today is … Continue reading

June 1, 2012
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Re-Post: Conscience & Dr. Tiller, Pt. 2

Ed. Note: Jessica Valenti’s post at The Nation alerted me that yesterday was the third anniversary of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller. Valenti asks “What Would George Tiller Do?” about the recent attacks on women’s reproductive freedom. Today is … Continue reading

June 1, 2012
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Comments Off on Re-Post: Conscience & Dr. Tiller, Pt. 1

Re-Post: Conscience & Dr. Tiller, Pt. 1

Ed. Note: Jessica Valenti’s post at The Nation alerted me that yesterday was the third anniversary of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller. Valenti asks “What Would George Tiller Do?” about the recent attacks on women’s reproductive freedom. Today is … Continue reading