Tag: filibuster

Senate Republicans Pass Super-Fucked Budget. Just So You Know.

Republicans have decided we need millionaires a hell of a lot more than we need old people.

Trump Calls Terrorists ‘Losers,’ Saves World. Wonkagenda For Fri., Sept. 15, 2017

A terror attack in London, racial tensions boiling in St. Louis, and Facebook sells ads for Nazis. Your morning news brief.

Ryan Zinke Wants To Kill All The Cute Critters. Wonkagenda For Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

Ryan Zinke wants to open up national monuments, Trump wants to shut down the government, and MORE Texas gerrymandering. Your morning news brief!

Democrats Just Made Mitch McConnell Do A Very Bad Thing

Say goodbye to the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, and hello to letting employers fire you if you aren't willing to die on the job.
"Liberty's too precious a thing to be buried in books, Miss Saunders."

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley Gives Filibuster An Old-Fashioned Talkathon Funeral

Hell of a marathon, Sen. Merkley. And not a Nazi dentist in sight.

Oregon Sen. Merkley Stays Up ALL. NIGHT. LONG. Wonkagenda For Wed., April 5, 2017

Jeff Merkley won't sit down, Fox can't stand up, and Trump's poll numbers fall. Your morning news brief!
Help us, centrist liberal! You're our only hope!

Dudes, *Nobody Cares About Merrick Garland*

You know what people DO care about? Judges who think their employer can literally force them to die.

LOOK! A Clever Ruse! Wonkagenda for Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Conservatives try to create a clever rouse, Carter Page admits he worked with Russian spies, Mike Pence plays the House Freedom crazies. Your morning news brief!

Dems Stop Being Pussies For Five Minutes, Promise To Dickslap This Neil Gorsuch Douche

Can't very well NOT oppose this corporate tool.

Paul Ryan, Donald Trump Promise If You Like Your Cancer, You Can Keep It

Letting insurance companies *not cover* your cancer isn't 'fun' for you? Well boo hoo.

War With Mexico? Ai Yi Yi! Wonkagenda For Thurs., Feb. 2, 2017

Trump insults Australia, Betsy DeVos might fail, and oh, we're going to war with Mexico? Caliente! Your morning news brief!

Obama Designates Two New National Monuments. Normal, Non-Jerk People Think This Is Great!

Wednesday was a very good day for protection of the West's endangered places.
The fever will rise again

Republicans Poison Zika Funding Bill With Important Help For Confederate Flag, Cuts To Obamacare

Democrats aren't too crazy about some of the provisions Republicans threw into the Zika funding bill. Isn't allowing Confederate flags in federal cemeteries an important part of fighting infectious disease?

Elizabeth Warren To GOP: Exactly How Stupid Are You?

Senate Republicans tried to kill Planned Parenthood. Again. It didn't work. Again. It will never work. Women will give all their monies and hold their breaths until they turn blue to keep their favorite ladyparts healthcare provider alive and well....
He went to some kind of medical school?

Rand Paul Canceling Government Again, Because Planned Parenthood (And Because He’s A Dick)

Hiya, Rand Paul, how are you being terrible today? Doing a "filibuster"? Yelling at all the girl journalists, for not journalisming at you like you like? Telling jokes about your college Aqua Buddha hijinks when you "kidnapped" a lady,...
Things were a lot more carefree in WW II

Senate Republicans Love All Veterans Except Gay Kind

It's great to know how much Republicans love The Troops, as long as The Troops are about to go blow some stuff up somewhere and keep the world safe for whatever it is we're keeping safe this month. Once...