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Promise Broken: Sens. McCain, Murkowski, and Collins Tank Obamacare Repeal Bill

Promise Broken: Sens. McCain, Murkowski, and Collins Tank Obamacare Repeal Bill

by SEAN MORAN Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Health Care Freedom Act, known as the “skinny repeal” bill, failed to pass through the Senate. The Health Care Freedom Act failed 49-51. Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted against the bill. Sens. McCain and Murkowski pledged repeatedly to repeal Obamacare, whereas […]

Torturing “Torture”

Torturing “Torture”

By Timothy J. Bond The word torture is being thrown around as if we’re all talking about the same thing. A feeling of or inflicting great physical or psychological discomfort or pain. Agreed? Now what about intent? Does it matter if we are speaking about Jeffrey Dahmer or not? Or does it matter if the […]

The GOP Divide is Serious and Real

The GOP Divide is Serious and Real

Opinion By Stephen Frank This is one time the pundits, generic strategists and activists are all on the same page and with the same view:  Republicans are divided and in trouble.  Issues like abortion and amnesty have so divided the Party, clinic that folks, on both sides of those issues; say if they lose, they […]