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Healthcare

House Pulls GOP Healthcare Bill Because of Lack of Party Support

by #teamEBONY   Mar 24, 2017

Due to a lack of votes in support, House Republicans have pulled the healthcare bill. The withdrawal represents a major defeat for President Trump,... Read More

Paul Ryan says, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.” Why does every famous person accused of racism say that?

The Truth About Paul Ryan’s Unemployment Legislation

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Mar 21, 2017

After the Senate passed House Joint Resolution 42, which provides states with much more freedom in drug testing people who apply for unemployment benefits,... Read More

Paul Ryan says, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.” Why does every famous person accused of racism say that?

The Denial of Racist Bones

by Slate   Mar 28, 2014

The denial of "racist bones" by those accused of doing or saying something racist has a long history.  The problem is that “I don’t... Read More

Paul Ryan

The Mythology of Black Male Pathology

by The Atlantic   Mar 18, 2014

Although Paul Ryan was roundly criticized for his remarks about the inner-city, what he said isn't much different than what many "progressives" have also... Read More

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Doomed

Bad News for the Long-Term Unemployed

by Slate   Dec 11, 2013

There had been a fair amount of buzz around the idea that the budget mini-deal being hashed out between Paul Ryan and Patty Murray... Read More

Obama’s 2014 Budget

Obama’s 2014 Budget

by Slate   Apr 10, 2013

Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal was released at 6 a.m. this morning. Naturally, I haven't had time to read it in detail,... Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell   Mar 15, 2013

Another look at the political week that was… ●      Only time will tell whether President Obama’s charm offensive with House Republicans will work.  This... Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL: This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell   Nov 16, 2012

A look at the political week that was: Mitt Romney just lost the election a week ago and already he’s back to insulting large... Read More

Michelle Malkin

5 Things I Won’t Miss About Election Season

by Damon Young   Nov 06, 2012

After over a year's worth of conventions, campaigning, debates, gaffes, swings, slogans, bizarrely empty chairs, bizarrely empty chairs hung in equally bizarre effigy, billboards,... Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL: This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell   Oct 26, 2012

Days until election day: 11 With the race for the White House down to the wire, focus should be on polling averages in swing... Read More