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Put Jackie Robinson on the Platinum Coin

The extremists in the Republican Party (we refuse to call them Radical Republicans out of respect for the great historic Radical Republicans of Thaddeus Stevens's era)are once again making trouble for the nation by threatening not to extend the debt limit to pay the nation's bills.  Remembering the havoc they caused in the previous G.O.P.- caused debt limit controversy which caused the nation's credit rating to be downgraded, just about every responsible economist in the nation says that a new "crisis" would have very damaging economic effects, including a worldwide depression in which our nation would obviously not avoid if that were to happen.  Even the Corporate Behemoth is said not to be happy about extremist Republican gamesmanship in this matter.  The behemoth is worried about "their" money, of course, and don't want their servants and sycophants in Congress playing chicken with it. 

Anyway, it seems that President Barack Obama has one of tw…

Kentucky Blues

The embarrassment to the proud state of Kentucky named Mitch McConnell, the Republican Leader in the U.S. Senate, who made the most cryingest baby in the world look calm (McConnell publicly sobbed as if he was the most grief-stricken person in the world when one of his Congressional employees, Kyle Simmons, resigned, not died, as anybody who had witnessed the bizarre scene, unbeknownst, might have thought) works 24 hours a day for his Corporate Masters in trying to make poor people poorer, and is going for the coup de grace in trying to destroy the social safety net by going after the New Deal and the Great Society programs, i.e., Social Security, Medicaid, Food Nutrition, and so forth.  Basically, McConnell and Co. are trying to turn America into Argentina, and if half of America's cities start looking like Calcutta, so much the better as far as he and his uber upper crust henchmen are concerned.  To give McConnell his due, however, he's not doing a bad job from his point of…

Blog News LXIX

The Party of Commons has written new essays, which are posted on the following blogs:

Evergreen: Burner versus DelBene, round 2?

Titular Commons: Tymoshenko's daughter pleads for international help.

Country: a bigger quagmire.

Senator: culture matters.

Common Ground: American society's gun morass.

[updated on 1/11/2013]

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Mark is probably the only politician in Washington that had the temerity to keep the 2004 election shenanigans in the news as late as 2012 and to call out names. Help us solve the mystery of "The Other Curious Election of 2004" (WA 9th Congressional District U.S. Rep. primary) by contacting real journalis…