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Why we aren’t going back.

The US Senate just finished bending over to the gun lobby and voted down a measure that would, and I cannot make this up, make private or online sales of deadly weapons subject to a background check, because as one Senator from Utah put it “It would be too confusing for citizens to do when […]

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Mitch McConnell filibusters his own bill in game of Chicken with Senate

A rather remarkable thing happened on the Senate floor yesterday.  Kentucky Senator and former Tootsie Pop spokesman Mitch McConnell came to the floor to ask for a vote on raising the debt ceiling.  This type of vote isn’t new – the federal debt limit has been raised 106 times since 1940, 18 times under Ronald […]