Politics by the Numbers

Earlier today I read a DailyKos publication titled “15 things everyone would know if there were a liberal media” by akadjian on August 7th. Although I don’t necessarily agree with the authors indication that all the 15 items are not covered in the media – as I have seen a few of them covered quite a bit – I did like the easy, straight-to-the-point figures and facts provided. So, thought I would share a few.…
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Ireland’s President RIPS into Conservative Radio Host Michael Graham

Michael D. Higgins – who was elected president of Ireland last year – is fed up with over-the-top Tea Party rhetoric, and he isn’t afraid to show it. Listen to him call out radio host Michael Graham on everything from health care to foreign policy. Michael Graham is an American talk radio host, writer, and conservative political commentator. His daily talk show, The Natural Truth, airs on WTKK. Trust me, you don’t want to miss…
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2011 in Review | 40,000 Laws Passed

There were approximately 40,000 laws passed in 2011 which will take effect on January 1, 2012.  I’m not going to read through all of them… are you?  But here are a few, with link available to take you to the site listing all laws passed at the bottom of this post.

Insurance gone, paralyzed athlete fights for his life – Who says we do not need healthcare reform?

Rocky Clark can do little but swivel his head. He can’t move his arms or legs. More than a decade ago, he was paralyzed from the neck down after being tackled in a high school football game. After nine months in rehab and a hospital bill approaching $1 million, he went home. As a quadriplegic, his long-term prospects were slim. And over the years, there have been regular hospital stays and health scares — no…
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