Secret Emails Show Lack Of Support For Hillary Clinton Among Democratic Activists

By: Friday September 19, 2014 9:01 am

According to secret emails reviewed by The Hill, some influential Democratic Party members are less than enthused about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming president. The Google group called “Gamechanger Salon,” hosts 1,500 Democratic Party aligned operatives in activism and media. A years worth of emails revealed “significant dissatisfaction” with Hillary Clinton.

 

Over Easy: Who Invented Email?

By: Friday September 5, 2014 5:58 pm

Let’s take a break from the sad and depressing news of the past week and look at an amusing controversy involving a Huffington Post multi-part series about the “history” (scare quotes intentional) of email. As Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers are fond of proclaiming, “Boooogus!”

Consumer Protection Whac-A-Mole With the Private Insurance Companies

By: Monday July 21, 2014 10:01 am

While the Affordable Care Act banned some of worst practices of the private insurance companies, it didn’t stop these companies from finding new ways to screw you over.

Scott Brown Shows Why Our Election System Is Incompatible With Our Government

By: Thursday May 15, 2014 10:19 am

Having a  system where a party has both the power to make the government dysfunctional and can be politically rewarded for doing so is stupid.

Eric Holder Admits to Putting Politics Ahead of Science on Medical Marijuana

By: Tuesday April 15, 2014 11:01 am

The Controlled Substance Act says the Attorney General should evaluate a drug’s scheduling based on the science regarding its medical benefits and potential for abuse. Instead Holder is making his decision about marijuana scheduling based entirely on how much political cover he has from Congress

Colorado Has Likely Already Generated Over $1 Million from Pot Tax

By: Wednesday January 8, 2014 12:12 pm

Legal recreational marijuana has been sold for only a week in limited parts of Colorado yet it has already generated millions in sales. The Huffington Post surveyed several stores throughput the state and determined that over $5 million worth of legal marijuana was sold in the first week.

Veterans Day 2013

By: Monday November 11, 2013 6:30 pm

Today is November 11, 2013. Veteran’s Day. Ninety-four years ago was the first observance known initially as “Armistice Day”:

Boehner Wants Another Debt Ceiling Fight

By: Friday March 22, 2013 12:30 pm

The rather painless vote on a no strings attached temporary increase in the debt limit back in January and the easy passage of a continuing resolution this week made it seem as if the age of manufactured budget crises might finally be over. But apparently Speaker John Boehner is not ready to give up on them just yet. Yesterday, he said he was planning to hold the debt ceiling hostage once again.

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