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Latest Member Blog Articles

Blog Article TitleDateAuthor
Battleground Georgia: Newcomers Playing Key Role In Overall Race For Senate ControlOct 24, 2014sbfriedman02132
In a state that has been reliably red in the last decade's worth of elections, this mid term Georgia Senate race has some newcomers that can really shake things up, and give an all important tally win, either red or blue, in the battleground for overall Senate control. Historically, its true that the President's party doesn't do well in the mid-terms.
New Hampshire Should Disown Brown for Senate Before He Beats Them to ItOct 23, 2014jaredsxtn12292
How difficult is it to remember what state you work in and who your current employer is? My guess is that nearly everyone in this country knows the answer to these two simple questions, but you can add Scott Brown to the list of individuals who has difficulty answering them. Brown, who is currently running for Senate in New Hampshire, recently filed a document with the Federal Election Commission stating that his current occupation is that of a Massachusetts state senator.
Congressional Hopeful Humbly Omitted His Decorated PastOct 22, 2014Zach F232290
After Seth Moulton beat out sitting Representative John Tierney in the primary for the Democratic spot on Massachusetts’ ballot for the 6th District House Seat last month, reporters started to dig into to the past of this relatively unknown candidate and ended up with a refreshing surprise. Moulton, who achieved the rank of Second Lieutenant during the Iraq War, was awarded the Bronze Star medal for valor and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal for valor for his service in 2003 and 2004.
Scott Walker Will Lose This Election If This One Simple Thing HappensOct 21, 2014sbfriedman22374
What will it take to oust Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in the upcoming mid-term election? In short, female voter turnout. Because, you see, there's a gender divide on the two running candidates when it comes to the polling, and its significant. In Wisconsin, polling shows a consistent divide with men v women on who they will vote for, come November 4th, as Scott Walker is running against Democrat businesswoman Mary Burke. Via Salon.
Senator Udall Has Earned Six More Years; Here's How we Can Make That HappenOct 20, 2014jaredsxtn33363
Colorado has a choice to make in 2014. Will they go with a reliably liberal Democrat who has been instrumental in fighting for marriage equality, women's rights, clean energy, and a fair tax code? How about a Senator who helped make sure that all Coloradans were able to access affordable health care, regardless of preexisting condition or other factors? And you can't forget that he helped lead the drive to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' back in 2010.
And In This Corner, Gov Rick Scott: The Master of Doublespeak And NonsenseOct 17, 2014sbfriedman23775
"Governor Scott... I'm not sure I got an answer to the question.." That was a remark from one of the moderators at the gubernatorial debate between incumbent Florida Governor Rick Scott and his Democratic opponent, Charlie Crist. Rick Scott was asked a very straight forward question on discrimination with gay marriage: "Governor Scott, you say you are against discrimination. But the courts have said that Florida's ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional because it is discriminatory.
Push Through the Political Headwinds and Reelect Senator LandrieuOct 16, 2014jaredsxtn03319
Of all the Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2014, Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu may have one of the toughest hurdles to overcome if she is going to claim victor this November. The three term Senator represents a state that is tilting heavier to the right than ever before, having overwhelmingly voted for Mitt Romney in 2012 and electing big Republican majorities in both the state house and senate.
A Social Compact For 21st Century AmericaOct 14, 2014jaredsxtn03242
Of all the pieces of legislation that came about to help dig America out of the Great Depression, none had a greater impact than the Social Security Act. This single piece of legislation and subsequent amendments expanding the eligible number of recipients dramatically rewrote the social compact between the federal government and the citizens it governs.

Latest Member Forum Threads

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Why do Americans vote Republican?Awryly
Sep 21 2012 1:25 AM
Tony Johnson
Oct 25 2014 3:40 PM
why I'm not religious any more ...that guy in Arizona
Oct 24 2014 8:00 PM
Tony Johnson
Oct 25 2014 1:53 PM
get a life, Darrelthat guy in Arizona
Oct 25 2014 1:23 PM
that guy in Arizona
Oct 25 2014 1:23 PM
What happened to space opera?Firebreather556
Oct 24 2014 2:46 AM
Oct 25 2014 12:21 PM
Civil unrest in Ferguson MissouriTony Johnson
Aug 14 2014 8:53 PM
Oct 25 2014 11:53 AM
3 US girls found in GermanyTony Johnson
Oct 21 2014 2:40 PM
Oct 25 2014 10:09 AM
ISIS Problem is a serious messTony Johnson
Oct 13 2014 2:46 PM
Oct 25 2014 9:58 AM
School Shooting in Seattle SuburbSchmidt
Oct 24 2014 5:18 PM
Oct 25 2014 9:51 AM

Latest Obama Administration Accomplishments Added

09/05/14Senior Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Godane killed in Somalia by U.S. airstrikeTerrorismCombating Terrorism
2014 SEPBroad Coalition of Middle-Eastern countries conduct military campaign against ISIS inside of SyriaTerrorismCombating Terrorism
02/19/14International Trade Data System created to streamline small business Export/Import processBusiness & EconomySmall Businesses
02/12/14Minimum wage for Federal Contractors raised to $10.10 per hour.Minimum WageWorkers
02/07/14Agriculture Act of 2014 signed into lawAgriculture Act of 2014
10/17/13Federal Government reopens after 16 day shutdownGovernment ShutdownWorkers
09/27/13President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have first formal communication between the two nations in 35 yearsInternational Relations
09/14/13Syria agrees to dismantle chemical weapons stockpile after deal reached between the Obama Administration and RussiaTreaties & Agreements
06/26/13Defense of Marriage Act ruled unconstitutional by Supreme CourtCivil & Human RightsLGBT
01/02/13American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 signed into lawAmerican Taxpayer Relief Act of 20...

Latest Conservative Lies Added

StartedRepeated LieAboutQuotes (SORT)
2014 AUGPresident Obama Vacations More Than Other Modern PresidentsBarack Obama0
Fox News and other conservative media outlets claim that President Obama takes too much vacation and takes more days off than his most recent predecessors. In actuality, President Obama has taken far fewer vacation days than any recent President.
2014 JUNPresident Obama Declare Terrorist Threat ‘Gone’Terrorism & Barack Obama0
Republicans are claiming that President Obama has said the terrorist threat in America is 'gone.' In fact, President Obama has never once claimed that the terrorist threat is gone and has actually spoken more about the rising threat of terrorism from Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups.
04/16/14The Census is Being Manipulated to Skew Obamacare Numbers Obamacare (Affordable Care Act)0
President Obama's critics are claiming that the Census Bureau has changed its annual survey's questions to determine the amount of individuals who have health care coverage so the Obama Administration will be able to report that more American's have health coverage than actually do. The truth of the matter is that the new questions were developed during the Bush Administration, well before Obamacare became law, and are intended to provide a more accurate number of the amount of individuals who have health insurance coverage.
2013Small Businesses Dropping Majority of Employees Due to ACAObamacare (Affordable Care Act)0
Republicans are falsely claiming the Affordable Care Act has forced upwards of 75 percent of small business owners to fire employees or to cut their hours so they won't have to pay for health insurance coverage. In actuality, only 17 percent of businesses have notified their employees that there will be layoffs or their hours will be cut.
2013 DECMedicare application is used to create a gun registryMedicare, Gun Control & NRA0
The NRA and other pro gun advocates are falsely claiming that the application for Medicare asks individuals to disclose how many guns they own so they can make a gun registry. The fact of the matter is that there is no question on Medicare's application which asks about gun ownership and there never has been.
11/27/13President Obama Closed The Vatican Embassy Vatican City, Barack Obama, Republican Party & Italy0
Conservatives are claiming that President Obama has closed down the American embassy in the Vatican. In actuality, there are no embassies from any country within the Vatican, because the county is too small. The Obama Administration has decided to move out of our current embassy in Rome and relocate to the same compound as the American embassy to Italy. It will be located in a separate building within the compound and will have its own separate entrance.
11/19/13Obama Omitted "Under God" From Gettysburg Address RecitationBarack Obama0
Republicans are up in arms after President Obama didn't say "under God" while participating in a taping of the Gettysburg Address for filmmaker Ken Burns. In actuality, the original version of the Gettysburg Address did not contain those words and President Obama was reading from the copy that Mr. Burns provided for the President to read.
2013 NOVMedicaid Expansion Will Bankrupt StatesMedicaid & Obamacare (Affordable Care Act)0
Many Republican states have claimed they rejected Medicaid expansion because it would have bankrupted their state. In actuality, multiple independent economic experts insist that expanding Medicaid will be very favorable to the states because of the out sized role the Federal Government plays and also the savings that states will realize by not using other vital resources on their uninsured citizens.

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