President Obama Now Has Enough Votes to Seal the Iran Nuclear Deal

Republicans foiled again
288Eric The Fruit Bat
9/02/15 7:32:45 pm
re: #273 The alpuzzzzz from Wisconsin And I had a Levi's Gremlin!
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President Obama is using his Alaska trip to push for more action on climate change: But he also got some very good news today from Washington DC, when Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced that she’s going to support the Iran nuclear deal, giving Obama the 34 Senate votes he needs …

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

The fat lady’s warming up in the wings
158Eric The Fruit Bat
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 ...
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The Next Big GOP Tantrum: The Debt Ceiling

One mild jab from Obama sends the GOP into hours of furious whining about “insults”
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
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
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
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 ...
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