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The Tea Party is Over: A Tale of Allen and Alan in Florida

In 2010, The Tea Party was the big winner in the mid-term elections forcing sometimes reasonable Republicans to embrace the crazy far right fringe and insisting taxes were too high in spite of evidence from the Congressional Budget Office that Americans actually pay a lower percentage of taxes as part of their income today than…

Don’t Tell Chuck DeVore

Everyone but those living under rocks knows that the healthcare overhaul working its way through the bowels of Washington is a sticky mess. Centrists think it’s over-reaching. Republicans would rather sacrifice the well-being of the uninsured and under-insured than give President Obama and the Democrats a sustaining victory. Liberals and Progressives worry that the concessions…

Miami judge rules against Florida gay adoption ban

This was just released by the AP wire: By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI – A judge on Tuesday ruled that a strict Florida law that blocks gay people from adopting children is unconstitutional, declaring there was no legal or scientific reason for sexual orientation alone to prohibit anyone from adopting. Miami-Dade Circuit…