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Rage Against the Machine : Diebold and the Massachusetts Election

Illustration by Doug Potter / The Austin Chronicle.Hacking the vote:Will Diebold steal the Senate? As Bay Staters vote to fill Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat, most will be marking scantron ballots to be run through easily hackable electronic counters made by … finish reading Rage Against the Machine : Diebold and the Massachusetts Election

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Senate Health Care Diagnosis : Bad Medicine

Cartoon from The Political Carnival.The Senate health care bill:Time to put it out of it’s misery? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / December 20, 2009 According to the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, “Everyone has … finish reading Senate Health Care Diagnosis : Bad Medicine

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Listen Up, Senate : Health Care Bill Needs Costs Reduction Amendment

Cartoon from the Chattanooga Times Free Press.How to save the health care bill:Add a medical costs reduction amendment By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / December 17, 2009 Dr. Howard Dean, a true progressive and advocate of health care … finish reading Listen Up, Senate : Health Care Bill Needs Costs Reduction Amendment

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Health Care ‘Reform’ : Just Say No to Traitor Joe!

Don’t Surrender to Senator JoeVote “No” on the health care joke By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / December 16, 2009 It looks like the United States Senate is going to cave in and surrender to Joe Lieberman. They … finish reading Health Care ‘Reform’ : Just Say No to Traitor Joe!

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Health Care : Senate Clowns Come Up With a Deal

Same old song. Harry Reid’s committee comes up with a health care deal. Image from Liberal Street Fighter.Health care and the Senate:The circus comes to town By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / December 10, 2009 Mark … finish reading Health Care : Senate Clowns Come Up With a Deal

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Dems Who Voted Against Public Option : $19 Million in Healthcare Bucks

CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGEMax Baucus Health Care Lobbyist Complex Democrats who voted against public optionGot $19 million from healthcare firms …compared to the profits the insurance industry will make if a public option is defeated… They got a great deal … finish reading Dems Who Voted Against Public Option : $19 Million in Healthcare Bucks

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The Lion Passes: A Different Look at Chappaquiddick

Teddy Kennedy and Chappaquiddick:The official story doesn’t wash After the airplane crash and the shooting of JFK and RFK, killing Ted Kennedy would not do. Gullible as the public is, too many would think a plot was afoot. Kennedy had … finish reading The Lion Passes: A Different Look at Chappaquiddick

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Sen. Sessions : Alabama Hypocrite Would Sit in Judgment

Graphic: US News & World Report, June, 16, 1986. Click on image to enlarge. There is great irony here in the once rejected nominee [for federal judge] now trying to sharpen his claws on Judge Sotomayor. But she is lots … finish reading Sen. Sessions : Alabama Hypocrite Would Sit in Judgment

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Sign of Times : Coleman Out, Franken In

Sign of the Times… Finally! The GOP’s worst nightmare has become reality. When Franken is seated next week, the Democrats will have a filibuster-stopping 60 vote majority in the Senate. By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / July 1, … finish reading Sign of Times : Coleman Out, Franken In

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow to the Senate : We Need Cloture

Sometimes cots have been set up at the Senate during filibusters. Photo by Stephen Crowley / NYT. Is it possible that an anti-filibuster campaign, grounded on the importance of letting a majority of Americans address this crisis that endangers us … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow to the Senate : We Need Cloture

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Dear Sen. Cornyn : You Have Pork for Brains

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). Image by Bill Narum / The Rag Blog. Senator Cornyn: ‘Your political ambitions are clearly far more important to you than the well being of ordinary Americans who are losing their jobs in the millions.’ By … finish reading Dear Sen. Cornyn : You Have Pork for Brains

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GOP : Whoops! There Goes the Firewall…

Click image to enlarge. Firewall status: Six GOP senators have lost their places on the wall, falling off just like a bunch of Humpty Dumpties. Three more GOP seats teeter precariously.By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / November 14, … finish reading GOP : Whoops! There Goes the Firewall…

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