WATCH LIVE: Senate Confirmation Hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch

236Backwoods_Sleuth
3/21/17 4:12:37 pm
re: #230 freetoken And there is the problem of abuse of health insurance by keeping people alive in a vegetative state because there is still insurance money to get *cough*TerriSchiavo*cough*. Or some health providers *cough*cancertreatmentcentersofamerica*cough* offering useless last straws just ...

White House Close to Sealing the Iran Nuclear Deal, as Sen. Bob Casey Pledges Support

The fat lady’s warming up in the wings
158The Major
9/01/15 3:08:45 pm
re: #80 Charles Johnson From a pure numbers standpoint, Iran's population is close to an order of magnitude greater than Israel. Any direct attack by Israel against Iran will be a numerical failure and would automatically cause a set-aside of ...

Mid-Term Elections Are Incredibly Close - and Incredibly Important

Voting is a must
172pyite
10/24/14 3:12:19 pm
There is way too much noise being made about the Senate this time around. If I were a Democrat, I would pay a lot more attention to the Governors' races. There is a structural advantage to whichever party controls the ...

The Next Big GOP Tantrum: The Debt Ceiling

One mild jab from Obama sends the GOP into hours of furious whining about “insults”
59sunnygal
12/31/12 6:23:08 pm
But with this Congress, that was obviously a little too much to hope for at this time. And the Republicans say they were insulted? I don't see anything in Obama's remarks calling out Republicans. But, I guess the shoe fits ...

New Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz: Climate Change Is the “Most Urgent Challenge of Our Generation”

From a state that will feel the effects first
432lostlakehiker
12/28/12 7:18:31 pm
re: #135 Mich-again Won't work. Louisiana is very flat there at the bottom. You'd need a levee all the way around the perimeter. There's no chokepoint. And if you want some depth to your lake, the levee would have to ...

Republican Lunatics Vote Against Rights of Disabled People

Heartless bastards do it again
187Areopagitica
12/04/12 11:52:55 pm
You know, I didn't always agree with Bob Dole's positions but he is a gosh dang war hero and has more honor and character in his pinkie finger than, well.....the current form of the GOP has none, zip, nadda. For ...

3-Year Senate Investigation: ‘Enhanced Interrogation’ Was Ineffective

Not to mention torture
178labman57
4/27/12 6:26:28 pm
Those who are formally trained in interrogation techniques consistently agree that the so-called "enhanced" methods employed by the CIA were totally inappropriate and tactically inane. These techniques are commonly used by foreign extremist groups and dictatorial regimes that are trying ...