Tag Archives: Republican Tantrums

Prone to Tantrums

Sometimes it seems as if America is an outrage machine, fueled by Fox News and, on the radio everywhere, by Rush Limbaugh. Glenn Beck jumped in too, and now it’s Donald Trump. It’s somehow always the end of the world … Continue reading

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The Limits of Political Gamesmanship

And other forgettable August ended with another burst of the surreal: Any hopes that a kinder, gentler bipartisan Washington would surface once Congress returns after Labor Day were summarily dashed on Wednesday when President Obama and Speaker John A. Boehner … Continue reading

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The Prospect of Perfect Harmony Is Not Good At the Present Time

Well, that’s done, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the Associated Press headline says so – It’s the Law of the Land: Health Overhaul Signed. And now that it is law those who opposed the whole thing have … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Tantrums

Okay, healthcare reform passed – the Senate bill was passed by the House and gets signed into law. And then come the promised fixes – the House was told that the Senate would pass the changes they sent over the … Continue reading

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