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Wisconsin—A Laboratory of Democracy?

Republicans argue that states are the "laboratories of democracy" that should be charged with developing new, innovative ways for delivering quality health care more efficiently. [Truthout] First time I’ve ever heard that states were laboratories of democracy. Be that as … Continue reading

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GOP attack on Medicare/Medicaid

Will U.S. Reps. Joe Heck, Dean Heller Vote to End Medicare/Medicaid As We Know Them For Nevada Seniors, Children, and People With Disabilities … While Giving Millionaires and Big Corporations Another Tax Break The Nation Can’t Afford? IRRESPONSIBLE: Congress Expected … Continue reading

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Republican Paul Ryan plans cuts to Social Security

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. will unveil in a few weeks a 2012 budget plan that will include a way to rein in the costs of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Last year, Ryan released "A Roadmap for … Continue reading

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GOP is slippery

Can’t win for losing. The GOP continues playing a political game. Daily Kos reports today that Yesterday, Democrats said they would be willing to move towards the GOP’s position on spending cuts in order to avoid a government shutdown. Today, … Continue reading

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Will Gibbons accept $162 million for Nevada’s school teachers and Medicaid?

Gov. Jim Gibbons Nevada Republican Governor Jim Gibbons isn’t sure whether he will accept $162 million in federal money to hire school teachers and supply funds to the Medicaid program. A couple of days ago I wrote about this asking … Continue reading

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Patriotism and Domestic Rebellion

At a Tea Party protest in Las Vegas, Joe Heck, a Republican running for Congress, blamed both the Democratic and Republican Parties for moving the country toward “socialistic tyranny.” [New York Times] The foregoing paragraph is an excerpt from an … Continue reading

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