Tag Archives: Republicans

‘Dossier’ deception: Whom to believe?

Although most traditional politics and news media are ignoring the Russia scandal implicating Democrats’ national committee and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, there is robust discussion on social media. There is some comedy in this debate, with current Democrat party … Continue reading

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Major source of divisiveness for Trump voters overlooked by media and both parties

After the attempted assassination of approximately 20 Republican lawmakers on Wednesday, the pundit class weighed in. Most chose to emphasize the need for unity. Many called for an end to the divisiveness that worsened after the 2016 presidential election didn’t … Continue reading

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After shooting in Alexandria, social media explodes as shooter’s politics revealed

It was not surprising. Within moments of news breaking about the shootings in Alexandria (VA), Twitter, Facebook, and other social media exploded. Republicans were reportedly targeted by the shooter. 

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Details emerge after shootings at congressional baseball practice; five injured

Ed. Note: I will be updating this as news comes in. I will place updates below the original story. News is breaking about shootings at an early morning congressional baseball practice in Alexandria (VA). Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) was shot … Continue reading

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What’s Next: After House success with AHA, can Senate do the same?

Yesterday’s success for House Republicans and embattled speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is the first step in health insurance reform. Now a new question arises. Can the Senate come together and enough members agree on provisions to move the bill on? … Continue reading

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Why Obamacare and Ryancare won’t solve our healthcare issues

Democrats had good reason to gloat when Republicans failed to pass House Speaker Paul Ryan’s replacement for the PPACA/Obamacare tax bill. After all, Republicans campaigned on repeal-and-replace for years. Ryan couldn’t get votes he needed from his own party. Although … Continue reading

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Booker, Warren likely have eye on White House 2020

You don’t have to look hard to find two senators, Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), in the media spotlight these days.  New York’s US senator Chuck Schumer (D) is in the media a lot too, but he’s always … Continue reading

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