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In 2013, Parties Abandon the Union Fair

In 2010, Democrats set up an unstaffed table in a shed with a few pieces of literature at the Union Fair in Knox County, Maine. Republicans paid for a prominently-placed tent, a tied-together tarp which was consistently staffed and which sold sweatshop-made promotional material. In

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Those Pesky Citizens Want to Talk

“Ninety percent of the audience will be there interested in what you have to say.  It’s the other 5 or 10 percent who aren’t. They’re there to make a point.” — legislative aide, explaining why Senate Republicans have decided to stop holding town halls with

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The CHURCH Act in Congress is a Flop

Back in 2009, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas decided he’d had enough of Americans galavanting about, exhibiting the religion of their choice or no religion at all, willy-nilly, hither and thither, all around the town just as they saw fit. To correct this disturbing trend

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?