Congress has a Budget Deal. What’s it all about?

This was Boehner’s last Hurrah as the House Speaker and member. Boehner and Senate Leader McConnell huddled to try to get a Budget passed. Here’s what they had to deal with:

From the NYTimes: Budget Deal Isn’t Boehner’s ‘Grand Bargain’ but Gets Job Done

The agreement, negotiated in read

Open Thread July, 2015

Here’s something to ponder and maybe print out to put a big RED X in each box. Clown Car is growing.

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BREAKING: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker just announced that he’s running for president. Spread the word on his record.

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TAA, TPP, TTIP, Fast Track – Trade Agreements Explained

First we’ll break down the acronyms and explain what these Trade Agreements are all about. The first two, TAA and TPP are causing a lot of contention in Congress right now along with the term “Fast Track”. Hope this post will help you understand what is going on in Congress read

Open Thread – Bernie Sanders IS Running for President!

A true open thread. A place to post til I can work on a new topper.

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he was running for President. Here’s Jon Stewart’s take on it…

Jon Stewart wryly welcomes Bernie Sanders to the 2016 presidential race
Up until Thursday, the race for the read