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21 March 2010
Sunday Afternoon Relaxation
New Law Would Ban Marriages Between People Who Don't Love Each Other
Mar 21, 2010 12:05:00 PM
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The GOP Is Throwing Everything They Can--No Matter How Inane Or Damaging To Themselves--To Stop Health Reform
Check out Rep Steven King's claim that today's vote is an "affront to God" and Rep Paul Broun as her refers to the Civil War as the "Great War of Yankee Aggression" (apparently it wasn't just extremists within the Tea Party whose racism was on display yesterday): Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
House Also Passed Revolutionary Changes To Student Loan Program Last Night
Wash Post: Legislation hailed by supporters as the most significant change to college student lending in a generation passed the House on Sunday night. The student aid initiative, which House Democrats attached to their final amendments to the health-care bill, would overhaul the student loan industry, eliminating a $60 billion program that supports private student loans with federal subsidies and replacing it with government lending to students. The House amendments will now go to the Senate. By ending the subsidies and effectively eliminating the middleman, the student loan bill would generate $61 billion in savings over 10 years, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Most of those savings, $36 billion, would go to Pell grants, funding an era of steady and predictable increases in the massive but underfunded federal aid program for needy students. Smaller portions would go toward reducing the deficit and to various Democratic priorities, including community...
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*looks at pic #2* Thanks for being a race-bait...
Sotomayor Political Cartoons
Perhaps the paradox is explained by the inverse...
The More Dependent on the Government You Are, the More You Want to Cut It!
The cartoon captures the spirit of denialism, b...
The Mountain Out Of A Molehill Emails
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