Revenge of the Sith

Watching the Republicans deflect blame to the Democrats for last week’s government shutdown is like listening to Leatherface claim to be a humanitarian.

Leatherface

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Die Harder

The Republican Party finally accomplished something!  Sure, it may not have been the passing of a new jobs bill or funding for our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, but not every Republican-controlled House can say they shut down the government!

House Speaker John Boehner

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Wayne’s World

Earlier this month the NRA held their annual conference.  With the defeat of new background check legislation in the rearview mirror, what new solutions did the NRA offer to the American people?

Wayne's Solution

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Saving Private Paul Ryan

Mitt Romney went down to the lake and threw a handful of crazy crumbs to the Tea Party ducks with his announcement of Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate on Saturday.

Ryan has made a name for himself with his budget plan, titled the The Path to Prosperity (you can’t say the GOP does not have a sense of irony with their policy names), also known as the Ryan plan.

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Dr. Giggles

Supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act celebrated as the Supreme Court announced its decision to uphold a milestone of the Obama presidency.

This long overdue, common sense legislation has already benefited millions of Americans and will assist more as the Act’s provisions continue to go into effect.

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Romney campaign has unleashed their first TV ad of the general election, called “Day One.”

I’m sure you can imagine my disappointment to not see the triumphant return of the Santorum campaign created “Rombo” character. However, the ad’s three main points of focus interestingly are topics we have already discussed to varying degrees here at Drinks and Wings.
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I’d Buy That for a Dollar

Last week, the United States Supreme Court held hearings on the Affordable Care Act for three days, better known as healthcare reform, or simply, “Obamacare”.

The biggest question at the center of those three days:  is the law itself and specifically, the individual mandate, constitutional?

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