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Senate in session on Cspan2

McConnell and Reid both express condolences to the Biden family.

Then . . .

Harry Reid verbally eviscerated McConnell, held nothing back.

It's on.


And now, episode 43983987 of the Rand Paul Grandstanding Show, otherwise known as being such a jackass that no one will pay attention to you even on the extremely rare occasion when you might accidentally be right about something.
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Sun May 31, 2015, 04:16 PM (0 replies)

Parade

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Sat May 30, 2015, 01:49 PM (0 replies)

Boehner haz a new sad.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Fri May 29, 2015, 03:41 PM (1 replies)

OSHA fines Halliburton $7K in fracking site blast that killed 1 worker, injured 2 in Weld County

Federal regulators have fined Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. $7,000 for safety violations in a deadly 2014 explosion at a hydraulic fracturing site in Weld County.

One worker was killed and two others were injured on Nov, 13, 2014 when authorities said the three men were trying to heat a frozen high-pressure water line and it ruptured.

According to a U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration document, a 2-inch metal pipe fitting blew off a valve and hit an employee in the head, killing him.


more...



http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/osha-fines-halliburton-7k-in-fracking-site-blast-that-killed-1-worker-injured-2-in-weld-county

This is tantamount to you or me being fined one penny for mowing down a bunch of kids in a crosswalk. The fine means less than nothing. And there are those who think that corporations don't run the country.
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed May 27, 2015, 03:10 PM (59 replies)

Fit

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Sun May 24, 2015, 03:52 PM (2 replies)

Did anyone else stay up late last night

and watch Kentucky v. Kentucky in the Senate?

Stranger, even, than the "Green Eggs and Ham" episode.

Hmmmmm...
Posted by madamesilverspurs | Sat May 23, 2015, 01:45 PM (0 replies)

"Senator"

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Fri May 22, 2015, 02:47 PM (1 replies)

I no longer have to worry

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Thu May 21, 2015, 09:37 PM (26 replies)

The left is so wrong on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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But then we have Warren stating with a straight face that handing negotiating authority to Obama would “give Republicans the very tool they need to dismantle Dodd-Frank.”

Huh? Obama swatted down the remark as wild, hypothetical speculation, noting he engaged in a “massive” fight with Wall Street to get the reforms passed. “And then I sign a provision that would unravel it?” he told political writer Matt Bai.
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Trade agreements have a thousand moving parts. The United States can’t negotiate with the other countries if various domestic interests are pouncing on the details. That’s why every president has been given fast-track authority over the past 80 years or so.

Except Obama.


http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/the-left-is-so-wrong-on-the-trans-pacific-partnership/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=article_left




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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed May 20, 2015, 08:06 PM (17 replies)

The left is so wrong on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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But then we have Warren stating with a straight face that handing negotiating authority to Obama would “give Republicans the very tool they need to dismantle Dodd-Frank.”

Huh? Obama swatted down the remark as wild, hypothetical speculation, noting he engaged in a “massive” fight with Wall Street to get the reforms passed. “And then I sign a provision that would unravel it?” he told political writer Matt Bai.
...
Trade agreements have a thousand moving parts. The United States can’t negotiate with the other countries if various domestic interests are pouncing on the details. That’s why every president has been given fast-track authority over the past 80 years or so.

Except Obama.


http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/the-left-is-so-wrong-on-the-trans-pacific-partnership/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=article_left




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Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed May 20, 2015, 08:04 PM (87 replies)
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