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Dean Heller with Tea Party Friends

Yes, the Tea Party is alive and active in Nevada. Republican Dean Heller attends one of their events mingling with the crowd. Heller has announced he is running for the United States Senate. It is likely his Democratic opponent will … Continue reading

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GOP Threatens to Cut Off Money for Obama Healthcare Plan

Republicans realize they cannot repeal the Healthcare Reform they call Obamacare. So, they plan to withhold appropriating funding for the plan and essentially starve it into extinction. Photo: Republican Representative Eric Cantor. Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off money … Continue reading

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Sharron Angle trying to make a backroom deal

Angle’s Angle. Let’s make a deal. Thanks to Erin Neff of Progress Now Nevada for posting this video. The tape was first reported by Jon Ralston. Read his article here: http://bit.ly/bI1jMg. The tape is “of the 38-minute meeting that I … Continue reading

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GOP Senator Lindsey Graham wants to militarily attack Iran

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (SC) said Monday that the United States must be prepared to use military force to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon — and added that the last-resort step should be taken with the goal of … Continue reading

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The politics of racism

The Ugliness of Race [Shirley Sherrod] Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The squabble between the Tea Party and the NAACP over racism has evolved into a firestorm. How it began The NAACP has … Continue reading

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Is paying unemployment benefits a crime?

Is paying unemployment benefits a crime? Senator Tom Coburn, Republican Senator of my native state of Oklahoma thinks that extending payment of unemployment benefits to the jobless amounts to a crime, unless money is found to pay for it. He … Continue reading

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Hannity: Tea Party is Tim McVeigh wannabees

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Tea Party Signs Protest Obama HealthCare

The Tea Party is out today protesting health care reform with their trademark signs. Huffington Post has a number of them along with a poll where you can classify the signs from a range of lame to totally outrageous. I … Continue reading

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Tea Party shoot the Republican Party in the foot in next election?

I’m not a fan of the Tea Party. CNN ran a poll to determine just who those folks are that populate the new Tea Party. Activists in the Tea Party movement tend to be male, rural, upscale, and overwhelmingly conservative, … Continue reading

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Gibbons dithers while Nevada schoolchildren suffer

The following is a letter to the editor that appeared in today’s Las Vegas Sun. It was written by a school teacher, Jeremy Christensen of Las Vegas. I’m running it here because I agree with what Mr. Christensen writes: “It’s … Continue reading

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