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Say it again Mitch

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“Our top political priority over the next two years should be to deny President Obama a second term.” – Mitch McConnell

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Love the fetus. Hate the child.

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Republicans want to get the government out of everything – except women’s wombs. Almost as if possessed, they are raging against Roe vs. Wade, doing everything possible to make abortion difficult if not impossible for every woman, even in cases of incest and rape, and sometimes even if the woman’s life is at stake. What makes this fevered attack on a legally given right even more odious is that once the child is born, their concern for “precious life” stops – you’re on your own, kid.

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Blessed are the rich

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Jesus may have loved the poor, but not today’s Ayn Randian Republicans. Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Eugene Robinson shows how the GOP is rigging the system to enrich the rich at the expense of the disenfranchised — and getting away with it.

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Give us another chance

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Eight years of Bush and Cheney have done incredible damage to our country. Now another group of Republicans, with even more draconian goals, is demanding the opportunity to continue that catastrophic tradition. And, judging from the current polls, one of these extremists could indeed be our next President. Only if enough concerned citizens get involved and fight back can we prevent this from happening. Now is the time for all good people to come to the aid of their party.

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Avoid the G-O-P-OCALYPSE

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The Republicans are hard charging toward the Presidential election with a brutally partisan program that could repeal America’s future. It’s true that Obama has not fulfilled all our expectations, but he has done an amazing amount considering the Republican obstructionism he has faced every step of the way. The country was in terrible shape when he took office, and it is understandable that we hoped for (and expected) near-miraculous changes. Sadly, he is not the Messiah. But check out a few of his earthly accomplishments. Then go to barackobama.com and get involved.

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My Country ‘Tis of Me

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The GOP leadership has made it clear that their goal is to regain power, regardless what it costs the American people. During the next year leading up to the Presidential election, we can expect them to do nothing but block all attempts at progress. They prove it every day through their obsession with partisan gain. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, and the misery their stewardship has brought to the country and to the middle-class, today’s Republican wannabes are promising to bring more of the same – and worse with their slashing of vital, long-cherished social programs. The frightening thing is that they could succeed.

As Edmund Burke said:
“The only thing necessary for the triumph (of evil) is for good men to do nothing.”

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