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GOP Now Fears Backlash from ‘Sad Sack Stories’ about People Dying If Supreme Court Kills Obamacare Subsidies

The Supreme Court will rule as early as June on a Republican lawsuit seeking to revoke subsidies provided by the Affordable Care Act to cover the cost of health-insurance premiums for low-income workers. If the court rules in the Republicans’ favor in King v. Burwell, more than 7 million Americans will be forced to cancel […]

Because a Mistake is Not an Error Until We Refuse to Correct It

It’s worth your time to watch this on Earth Day or any day.

Will We Fall in Love With Hillary in Time?

Hating their guy (or gal) never makes up for not loving ours If you’re fired up at the prospect of Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president and what it means for Democrats, you’ll want to skip this post. I don’t want to ruin your day with something none of us can do anything about. It’s not […]

Sorry, Christians – Under Religious Freedom Laws, the Bible Also Requires You to Refuse Service to Adulterers

Public outrage over the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts that have passed in 21 states, so far, appears to be the latest sign of a massive shift toward support for gay civil rights. It also suggests people looked past Republican rhetoric and saw these laws for what they’re really meant to be — licenses for right-wing […]

Dr. Democrat: Don’t Be Fooled by Phony Hillary Email Scandal
Jeb deleted 300,000 emails vs Hillary Clinton’s 50,000. Where is the outrage?

Dear Dr. Democrat: In light of this CNN story, which Republican or tea partier do you think will be our next president? Because it damn sure won’t be a Democrat. Discouraged in Destin Dear Discouraged: Don’t be! Honestly, truly, sincerely, this is nothing. Less than nothing. Karl Rove wiped 22 million emails in the middle […]

Climate Change Comes to Florida: ‘Still Not Scientifically Proven Yet…’
Jeb’s Father-in-Law Was an Undocumented Alien Who Retired on U.S. Social Security

Outside Florida, Jeb Bush may be viewed as being more liberal — more reasonable and smarter — than his infamously witless, reflexively conservative brother, George W. But Floridians know better. As governor, Jeb was a right-wing hardliner — a doctrinaire supply-sider who slashed at least $14 billion in revenue to the state government by cutting […]

Jon Stewart Skewers Florida Republicans’ Climate-Change Denial

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Obama: ACA Was the GOP’s Plan ‘Based on Conservative, Market-Based Principles Developed by the Heritage Foundation’

Five years after passage of the Affordable Care Act, the metrics point to success: the percentage of Americans who are uninsured has fallen dramatically, the runaway growth of healthcare costs has slowed, family budgets are more secure and, most importantly, lives are being saved. At an event on Wednesday marking the ACA’s fifth anniversary, Pres. […]

Ted Cruz is at Least the 197th Person to Enter the 2016 Presidential Race

While many mainstream news outlets reported that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the first Republican to officially declare his candidacy for president in the 2016 election Monday, he’s actually 197th or more down the line, according to the Federal Election Commission. Indeed, as of yesterday, Cruz had not filed a Statement of Candidacy form with […]

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