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Fiscal Cliff Kind of Averted!

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Merry Fiscal Cliff(mas)! (via Red Green & Blue)

Hooray (kind of)!!! The so-called “fiscal cliff” has been averted (for now). A deal was reached at the very last minute, and, to save us all from their own manufactured crisis, Democrats and Republicans came together in peace and harmony (HAHAHAHAHAHA!) and voted to increase taxes on the richest…

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Written by D. Heffernan

January 4, 2013 at 3:57 pm

Republican House Committees: Dead End for Climate Legislation

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I’ve recently been writing for a blog called Red, Green and Blue, part of Important Media Network…check it out!!)

Surprised?  No. But there was some part of me that held out just a little hope that someday, somewhere out there, a reasonable Republican congressman (HA!) would find him or herself in a position of power to do something about, or at least, support, some small effort to mitigate climate change. Alas…

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Written by D. Heffernan

December 9, 2012 at 1:16 am

Election News, Updates, Rumors, Gossip

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If you can’t get enough politics today from the newspapers, radio, facebook, messenger ravens…follow me (@heffbombs) on twitter!  I’ll keep you informed throughout the day…

Happy Election Day!!!

Written by D. Heffernan

November 6, 2012 at 4:51 pm

Mitt’s Final Push

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poor-romneyElection 2012:  Mitt’s Last Stand (via Red Green & Blue)

(I’ve recently been writing for a blog called Red, Green and Blue, part of Important Media Network…check it out!!)

Mitt Romney is getting desperate. Sure, national polling is close, with only a slight edge for Obama becoming apparent in recent days.  However, the electoral college – that archaic remnant of the early days of our Union – not so much.  Romney looks to have a depressing Tuesday night ahead of him.  At least, if [...]

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Written by D. Heffernan

November 5, 2012 at 10:49 pm

How to “win” a debate: Lie. Repeatedly.

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Mitt Romney and His Magical Mystery Tax Policy (via Red Green & Blue)

(I’ve recently been writing for a blog called Red, Green and Blue, part of Important Media Network…check it out!!)

Well, it was quite a debate.   We laughed, we cried…we winced…we wondered “Did Obama really let that BS stand?”… We heard some surprising news from Mitt Romney too.  It turns out that what he’s been saying all along about his tax policy was incorrect!  Mitt Romney is going to cut everyone…

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Written by D. Heffernan

October 6, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Massachusetts Senate Race – Climate Policy Battleground

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(I’ve recently been writing for a blog called Red, Green and Blue, part of Important Media Network…check it out!!)

The Massachusetts Senate race has just become a battleground in the fight against climate change. In the debate between Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren and incumbent Republican Scott Brown last week, Warren brought up a great point about the consequences of voting for Scott Brown (and by extension…

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September 27, 2012 at 2:55 pm

Tax Cuts for the Rich: Republican Argument Falls Apart

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SHOCKING NEWS:  Tax Cuts for the Wealthy Only Help the Wealthy (via The Inspired Economist)

(I’ve recently started writing for a blog called The Inspired Economist, part of Important Media Network…check it out!!)

Yes, yes…another day, another incredibly well-executed, painstakingly researched, critically-praised study published that just flies in the face of everything Republicans blindly promote at the urge of their billionaire overlords believe in.

Ready for the big surprise?

Tax cuts for the rich don’t help the economy.   They make the rich richer and promote income inequality.

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