Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Stalls in Senate

Landrieu is political loser of the week
501Swift2991
11/19/14 5:49:26 pm
I'm not seeing how we can bust through on this issue, and bend the future to a human one. The billionaires have a lot of "money" to lose, and the end will come after most of these men, and most ...
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Our government news of the day is a shocking act of Democratic obstructionism in the Senate, where the bill to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was narrowly defeated today. The bill is sure to come up again in the new Senate, but it would still be unlikely to …

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 ...
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