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#NCSEN: Why won’t @SenatorHagan give direct answers to Qs about #Obamacare?

Posted by: ST on February 25, 2014 at 9:31 am » 1 Comment

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) officially filed for re-election yesterday at the State Board of Elections here, but according to News and Observer journalist John Frank, she wasn’t too keen on answering specific questions about Obamacare: U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, who has been under fire from conservatives over the federal health care law, refused on Monday […]

 

Democrats plan aggressive demagoguery on minimum wage issue, in spite of CBO report

Posted by: ST on February 24, 2014 at 11:27 am » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Democrats believe they are winning the battle over the minimum wage, despite an official budget report this week that found it would cost the economy a half-million jobs. House and Senate Democratic aides told The Hill they believe they can discredit and overcome the CBO report, which offered ammunition to Republicans who […]

 

Tennessee VW workers rejected the UAW because of… racism!

Posted by: Phineas on February 23, 2014 at 3:37 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas But, of course. According to MSNBC pundit Timothy Noah, workers at the Chattanooga Volkswagen assembly plant rejected membership in the United Auto Workers union because they were a bunch of mouthing-breathing, knuckle-dragging, Southern racists: “The South has always been hostile territory for union organizing. Y’know, as Harold said, the culture war in […]

 

The Washington Post declares @ScottWalker a leading 2016 contender

Posted by: Phineas on February 20, 2014 at 4:01 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And how do we know that? Because they’ve launched the official smear campaign. From Jim Geraghty: The story [...] points out that of the two criminal investigations mentioned in the lead, one “is closed and found no wrongdoing by the governor” but has “the potential to embarrass him.” One revelation is that […]

 

LA restaurant imposes surcharge to pay for #Obamacare

Posted by: Phineas on February 18, 2014 at 5:59 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas What is it we like to say, folks? That’s right, “Elections have consequences!” When you vote for a party that insists against all sound reason on passing legislation that raises a business’ cost, said business is likely to pass that cost along to the consumer — us. It’s called economics, progressives. You […]

 

Political chameleon @WendyDavisTexas softens on 20 wk abortion ban

Posted by: ST on February 12, 2014 at 12:41 pm » 5 Comments

Well, she’s flip flopping on everything else, so why not her signature issue, too? The Dallas Morning News reports: Wendy Davis said Tuesday that she would have supported a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, if the law adequately deferred to a woman and her doctor. Davis, a Fort Worth senator and the […]

 

#NCPOL: NCDP Chair to nominate anti-Semite w/ sexual harassment issues as exec. director (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on February 11, 2014 at 2:49 pm » 5 Comments

Hey, don’t take my word for it. Via the Raleigh News and Observer (bolded emphasis added by me): A day after ousting the executive director, the chairman of the N.C. Democratic Party appears poised to nominate former civil rights and Nation of Islam leader Benjamin Chavis to the post, a contentious pick that may not […]

 

Oh, gee. Another illegal #Obamacare delay by King Barack I

Posted by: Phineas on February 11, 2014 at 1:45 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Legal dictionaries define the word “usurpation” thus: The illegal encroachment or assumption of the use of authority, power, or property properly belonging to another; the interruption or disturbance of an individual in his or her right or possession. The term usurpation is also used in reference to the unlawful assumption or seizure […]

 

WH pondering whether to “allow” people to keep plans another 3 years

Posted by: ST on February 7, 2014 at 11:22 am » 6 Comments

Unreal: The Obama administration is considering an extension of the president’s decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, industry and government officials said Thursday. Avalere Health CEO Dan Mendelson said Thursday that the administration may let policyholders keep that coverage for as […]

 

Sandra Fluke one step closer to running for Waxman’s House seat

Posted by: ST on February 4, 2014 at 6:58 pm » 1 Comment

Via Politico: Women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke has filed paperwork to seek the congressional seat being vacated by the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman with the local party, but her team says she’s just keeping her options open and hasn’t made any final decisions. The California Democratic Party lists Fluke’s name as having officially filed with the […]