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Equal post-conception rights for men
by someone else in #politics on 19 Jan 2017  522 comments, latest 7 months ago
Unmarried men should have equal post-conception rights including ability to refuse financial obligation for a child where the woman unilaterally decides to continue the pregnancy. Let's call it the affirmative...

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Why are there medical care reform links on patrick.net?
by someone else in #politics on 11 Aug 2009  423 comments, latest 8 years ago
My reply to a reader who called me an "Obama zombie" for supporting medical care reform that would save her ass along with the rest of us. Hi Kerri, it...

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****** 6 ****** (cbsnews.com)
by AverageBear in #politics on 1 Nov 2013  382 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18 I'm sure this has been posted alredy by now. But only six(!) signed up for Obamacare the first day??!! From what I read, over 4 million visits, but only...

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Stock Market Hates Bailout
by someone else in #politics on 6 Oct 2008  327 comments, latest 9 years ago
Great, after the stock market spasm last Monday when it looked like the bailout would not pass, we get the same thing this Monday when it does pass. So...

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Study: Tech Worker Shortage a Myth (washingtonpost.com)
by finehoe in #politics on 25 Apr 2013  315 comments, latest 5 years ago
If there’s one thing that everyone can agree on in Washington, it’s that the country has a woeful shortage of workers trained in science, technology, engineering and math — what’s...

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Democrats Unite Against the Democratic Process (news.yahoo.com)
by RayAmerica in #politics on 19 Feb 2011  310 comments, latest 7 years ago
Democrat state senators continue to block the constitutional process in Wisconsin. What should be done about it? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/201

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Obamacare is upheld by the Supreme Court
by iwog in #politics on 28 Jun 2012  297 comments, latest 5 years ago
Whoops.......so much for Shrek's predictive ability. I'm beginning to like Roberts. First he throws out the Arizona law, now he upholds health care reform. I'm actually pretty amazed by this...

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Funny how the Obama haters can't say exactly why they hate him
by someone else in #politics on 9 Nov 2011  295 comments, latest 9 months ago
Is it the 15 cent Christmas tree tax? I don't think so. Hate for Obama is something they can't explain by anything Obama has done or not done. Just they...

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Profile of a Republican gun lunatic (en.wikipedia.org)
by iwog in #politics on 7 Jan 2013  292 comments, latest 5 years ago
This is what we're up against. Just for information purposes, the murder rate from all causes in the United States is 4.8 per 100,000 while the murder rate from all...

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40 Proposals
by someone else in #politics on 19 Feb 2017  288 comments, latest 8 months ago
The common theme is ending the entrapment and exploitation of US citizens. Copyright Limit copyright to exactly 20 years Make DMCA takedown abuse a felony Crime and Prisons End civil...

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More on price stabilization bye the Fed (pun intended) (huntingtonnews.net)
by PeopleUnited in #politics on 1 Aug 2010  286 comments, latest 7 years ago
Aug. 1, 2010 GUEST COMMENTARY: The Coming Currency Crisis By Pat McGeehan Freedom lies at its darkest hour not by threat of sword, but by threat of poverty. And our...

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Republicans are delusional about US spending and deficits (theguardian.com)
by finehoe in #politics on 16 Oct 2013  278 comments, latest 4 years ago
The story of out-of-control debts and deficits is just plain wrong. Less polite people would call it a lie, but it stands at the center of the public debate because...

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The Gender war and total chaos (thoughtcatalog.com)
by iwog in #politics on 22 May 2016  275 comments, latest a year ago
Human beings were never supposed to live in the Garden of Eden. This little tidbit from Genesis is generally abused by Christians to mean humans are sinners and bad and...

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Barack Obama Wants to Reward FBs
by Randy H in #politics on 29 Aug 2007  271 comments, latest 9 years ago
I don't follow politics for myriad reasons. I know that pretty much every Congressman and every Presidential hopeful is falling all over themselves to buy as many votes as they...

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SUV Bailout To Keep America Humming
by someone else in #politics on 2 Dec 2007  268 comments, latest 10 years ago
Lawmakers in Washingon are near final agreement on a proposed $400 billion bailout of SUV buyers. The massive amount of debt taken on by drivers in an attempt to...

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Obama Not Born In The U.S.
by Huntington Moneyworth III, Esq in #politics on 1 Feb 2011  266 comments, latest 5 years ago
I started a new thread as not to hijack an existing thread about Internet alternatives. shrekgrinch says SoCal Renter says s it anything like “Obama-not-born-a-US-citizen wackiness? And I never said...

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What will the GOP be like in 10 years?
by edvard2 in #politics on 11 Oct 2013  255 comments, latest 4 years ago
This is a semi-serious question. Some of you probably are well-aware that I am definitely someone who leans left. That wasn't actually always the case. My Dad, Grandparents, Aunts, and...

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The Fatal Weakness of the Republican Party
by resistance in #politics on 15 Sep 2011  253 comments, latest 6 years ago
The fatal weakness of the Republican Party is that Republicans want to eliminate Social Security and Medicare. Millions of elderly people depend on Social Security and Medicare for their survival....

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37 electors, the plot thickens! (independent.co.uk)
by iwog in #politics on 8 Dec 2016  252 comments, latest a year ago
If 37 electors out of 306 refuse to vote for Donald Trump, regardless of who they do vote for or if they decline to vote at all, Donald Trump will...

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What scares republicans the most about Obamacare (thedailybeast.com)
by marcus in #politics on 11 Aug 2013  247 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.thedailybeast.com/a But here’s my question: if Republicans are so confident Obamacare will end badly, why not just shut up about it? It’s not like they have the votes to repeal...
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