Senator Harry Reid Issues a Warning to the GOP 1


English: English: Harry Reid (D-NV), United St...Majority Leader of the US Senate

Senator Harry Reid (D-NV)

News from The Hill:

Reid issues GOP warning on payroll tax fight
By Alexander Bolton

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) warned Republicans Thursday they will be forced to vote multiple times on extending the payroll tax holiday if a Senate-House conference deadlocks on the issue.

Democrats are skeptical Republicans want to extend the payroll tax rate, which affects an estimated 160 million Americans, because of dismissive statements several House GOP conferees have made.

Reid vowed to force Republicans to vote against extending the holiday if negotiators miss their Feb. 29 deadline.

“I want everyone to be put on notice that we’re not going to walk away from this without having some serious votes. If they’re unwilling to do something on a bipartisan basis, then we’re going to do something to move the bill forward,” Reid said.

Read the story here.

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Relative Clause in the Constitution: FREEDOM OF SPEECH 1


“The most basic component of freedom of expression is the right of freedom of speech. The right to freedom of speech allows individuals to express themselves without interference or constraint by the government. The Supreme Court requires the government to provide substantial justification for the interference with the right of free speech where it attempts to regulate the content of the speech. A less stringent test is applied for content-neutral legislation. The Supreme Court has also recognized that the government may prohibit some speech that may cause a breach of the peace or cause violence. For more on unprotected and less protected categories of speech see advocacy of illegal action, fighting words, commercial speech and obscenity. The right to free speech includes other mediums of expression that communicate a message.  The level of protection speech receives also depends on the forum in which it takes place.”


English: Elena Kagan, Associate Justice of the...

Elena Kagen, Justice, US Supreme Court

Hmmm. Does Newt Gingrich Have a “Man Crush?” + Mitt Romney’s Disdain for the “Very Poor”


ATTENTION HOLLYWOOD PRODUCERS!

WHEN ASKED WHO HE'D WANT TO PLAY NEW GINGRICH IN A MOVIE, GINGRICH SAID "BRAD PITT!

"Gay Rights around the World

Hey, Newt, there is a clip somewhere, in which you told a gay voter that as President, you would not be concerned with gay civil rights issues and you would be comfortable without THE GAY VOTE in this election.  THIS morning you are on the TV saying, I want to be President of all the people.” Which is the TRUE statement?

Newt Gingrich Tells Gay People to Vote for Obama

You were so confident in South Carolina when you made, what some will call “racist statements” to fan the fires of racism in the First State to secede from “The Union” causing “The Civil War” over the right to keep African slaves.  When you say “”President of all the people,” do you consider us, blacks, people?  At one time we were considered 9 tenths of a person. Yes, your victory in South Carolina has a pall over it: Racism.  Aside from Allen West and Herman Cain, do you really think black people would vote for you? Watch this video I found on YouTube:

Newt Gingrich wants BLACK CHILDREN TO CLEAN FECAL MATTER FOR A LIVING!!!!!!!”

Uploaded by on Jan 24, 2012

LINK TO STORY:http://sandrarose.com/2012/01/gingrich-why-are-blacks-offended-by-his-plan­-to-put-children-to-work/

Newt, my first job was cleaning toilets for white men, BTW ---GoodOleWoody. .

Oh, My Aching Head! What Happened Last Night? 2


CHUCKLES FROM STEPHEN COLBERT

No One Like Stephen Colbert!

“Fracking” Is Back in the News, Although the Industry Never Stopped or Paused


12:18AM  On a re-play of “The Ed Show,” I saw a journalist, Josh Fox,  being arrested while covering a public hearing on “fracking.”  This time it’s Indiana where GOP darling, Mitch Daniels, is governor. All over the nation, Republican governors seem to have organized a conspiracy  to disenfranchise anyone or anything that stands in the way of the vested interests of those who benefit from Citizens United. I must admit that I tried to understand the Wikipedia article on Citizens United…and failed. One contributor of Big Money to the Republic Party who would benefit is Exxon.  One such governor is Rick Walker of Wisconsin. There the people were so incensed by Republican Governor that they secured twice as many signatures required to invoke a RECALL OF THEIR GOVERNOR. People Power, grassroots efforts…people, they work! I hope that you will encourage US Attorney General, Eric Holder, to investigate this suspected (alleged) “conspiracy.” which is today  as powerful as Al Capone‘s syndicate was when rampant crime and corruption ruled Chicago.  It cannot be random that the same unheard of tactics are being used to restructure America.[To what end I cannot discern.] Mitt Romney said yesterday, “I don’t care about the very poor. They have a safety net”..and if it needs fixing, I will fix it. I suspect he is lying after seeing him prevaricate on TV. What is the safety net? Where can I sign up. (:   Have you attended one of the GOP rallies this election season?  Yes?  Then you know of which I speak. Bless those who care to be stewards of God’s gift to man: Our environment!

Perfect time to re-publish a post on the subject.  I hope it is informative. And for a chuckle, read this post.

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1:12AM Hmm. Am I sleepy enough to go back to bed?  Maybe I’ll have Fudge Stick (ice cream).  :)

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The EPA

THIS IS WHY WE NEED AN ACTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND WHY THE GOP CANDIDATES ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT THIS SUBJECT.  WHY? Republicans are heavily funded by BIG OIL! When they come to your town, attend the rally and pose questions about “fracking”.

Want to know about federal involvement in your environment by Zipcode? Click here.

Are you opposed to Keystone XL Pipeline which Republicans in Congress are so hot to construct across our fertile agriculture zone which includes a vital aquifer: water.

Watch Josh Fox lead a demonstration

President Obama opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Republicans make weak toeffort to justify the transportation of extremely toxic tar sands  from Canada to refineries in Texas. And, there is no guarantee that you or I will be sold the gasoline produced. So, our corrupt politician will profit and we may not get the revenue. Thanks to President Obama and EPA requirements, that matter is suspended. Read this previous post about some some in the Congress who are pushing for Keystone XL.

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Crime Boss Al Capone

Have noticed the quiet ads on TV which softsoap the oil industry…saying that their industry is safe?  (Remember the EXXON Valdives? Oil Spill in The Gulf?

Well, this post is getting pretty long. Have a super day!