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  • FAA Shut Down Because Republicans Hate Unions

    Costing the United States $30 million a day, furloughing 4,000 workers and eliminating 70,000 jobs, Republicans have essentially shut down the Federal Aviation Administration because they don’t want to make it easier for its employees to unionize. Not to mention handicapping critical safety and oversight for millions of American’s flying through the air in giant metal tubes propelled by explosive fluid. View List ›

    Hot List 2 years ago 47 responses

  • Default Averted, Everyone Still Pissed

    President Obama signed the bill to raise the debt ceiling today, avoiding a potentially catastrophic blow to the United States economy. In the process, however, he had to sign off on a $2 trillion deficit reduction plan his own party thinks is too drastic and Republicans think isn’t drastic enough. Politics is the great art of disappointment. View List ›

    Gavon Laessig 2 years ago 7 responses

  • Republicans Divided Over McConnell’s ‘Surrender’ To Obama On Debt Ceiling

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s startling offer to hand near total control of the debt ceiling to President Obama is drawing condemnation from conservatives and tea party activists, even as Speaker John Boehner admits he doesn’t have the votes to pass any form of raising the debt ceiling in the House of Representatives. McConnell has admitted the move was motivated out of fear Republicans would be blamed for a government shutdown, including—as President Obama warned—a stoppage of Social Security and Medicare payments. View List ›

    Hot List 2 years ago 12 responses