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The Old School Tie

The Old School Tie
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Sarge

A couple of weeks ago, I was speaking with a friend who is a higher-up in the Louisiana Republican Party. 618 more words

Israel – US on Dangerous Game over Iran

This article was published at Athens Views on 3 March 2014

Disregarding the US President, Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, gave a speech to the Congress after an invitation by John Boehner, the House speaker.

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Good health policy is bipartisan (sometimes)

$200 billion Pig spotted flying by @aaronecarroll window #DocFix http://t.co/UytXsJjPNi pic.twitter.com/8huXuXaqlo

— Sherry Reynolds (@Cascadia) March 26, 2015

Read more here on the unlikely bedfellows agreeing to continue funding the U.S.

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Doc Fix? When has Congress "really" Fixed Anything?!

Heads up People – Congress voting on $400 BILLION “un-paid for” Medicare Doc Fix!!!

The bill in the House being negotiated between John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi would include roughly $200 billion in increased entitlement spending, with only $70 billion offset with spending entitlement cuts elsewhere.  35 more words

Boehner, Pelosi see victories in fixing Medicare docs' fees

WASHINGTON (AP) — An uncharacteristic joint effort by House Speaker John Boehner and his usual nemesis, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, to resolve a gnawing problem about how Medicare pays doctors underscores the political victories each sees in finally sweeping the issue off the deck — if they can. 845 more words

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Truth Telling is a Revolutionary Act

My parents taught me to tell the truth.  Lying resulted in painful consequences.  So, I learned early in life to avoid falsehoods and be a person of my word.  675 more words

America

A Speech About 'the Speech'

Here the text of yesterday’s Shabbat sermon (3/7/15)

There are certain things that all you have to do is say ‘the’ – whatever it might be – and everyone immediately knows what you are talking about.  1,391 more words