So, 50 votes that had a partisan fight. It is a diversion, a hobby, a reason to get up in the morning—just as politics has always been a pastime for a portion of the American people. In early January , under pressure from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole, the House Republicans agreed to abandon their demands and lift the shutdown. The real pettifogging on the teabag issue has been the false premise that this is primarily about taxes, or even President Obama's new tax policy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Authoritarian China's got trillions in greenbacks.
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I would consider New York and California to be cultural holes in the ground in many ways. The Dems strategy lately is to point to the ever unified, crazier movement right and say "we're not these guys" and the majority of Americans who are also not look at those guys with their mouths frothing and go, ur, not for us. More importantly for this discussion, the kind of politics that reigns there is very far from the national political scene, which is my point. First of all, I would say that more often than not, you will find that these members of Congress who have this disdainful attitude towards activists are themselves in fact less well informed on the critical issues than the activists themselves. Comments do not represent the views of Reason. There is no stinting, however, in his criticism of politicians of all stripes, whom he likened, during a nearly three-hour conversation, to crooks, juvenile delinquents and the mentally impaired. Bush erased our budget surplus and put us deep in the red by drunken spending on a pointless war in Iraq and by, yes, granting massive tax rollbacks for the loaded country clubbers who fund the GOP and Armey's FreedomWorks.
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There are more than 40 of them in Virginia today, with roughly 75 to members apiece. That's just an egregious lie. As he was headed out the door in D. I'm planning for a fun read: No explanation as to why it's good for Obama to do this, but bad for Bush to do it.
Ideologically, most Tea Partyers are hard right on issues of defense, foreign policy, and most social issues. And…that fear and anxiety creates a real negative thing. Dean Heller cruised through a five-way Republican primary race Tuesday, freeing him to prepare for a tough re-. Elsewhere, dozens of raging sign-carrying protesters confronted Democrats such as Bruce Braley of Iowa and longtime Florida incumbent Allen Boyd. Perriello lost his congressional sea in One by one, the insurgents moved into the sorts of full-time political positions—often remunerative ones—that they had once claimed to despise. So what if Dick Army was all big government all the time for the last 8 years.