Congress

WANTED: Legislators with Spines

Submitted by ub on Tue, 04/13/2021 - 08:48
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In an effort to convince lawmakers of the need for an American Jobs Plan, POTUS met with a bipartisan group and made the case that clean water and broadband internet are also a part of the infrastructure and that he will negotiate details of the final plan for Democracy.

A New Day in America?
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ub Mon, 04/12/2021 - 08:04

President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and The Democrats face a growing battle for the soul of our American nation. They’re working to restore faith in The USA, just like President Roosevelt did during the Depression.

Does Baby Gaetz A Blanket?

Submitted by ub on Wed, 04/07/2021 - 08:17
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As a parent, I understand the importance of a baby blanket. Once a child grows up and is not a real spoiled brat, they don’t  need one.

A baby security blanket will help to develop every child's sense of independence. Having something other than a parent that brings comfort helps to provide individuality and allows for a healthy separation. But what about a big baby with a silver spoon up his butt?

Jim Crow 2.0?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/02/2021 - 17:07
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USA Voting rights, specifically the disenfranchisement of different groups, has been a moral and political issue throughout history. American eligibility to vote is governed by the Constitution as well as by federal and state laws. Since the GOP is not willing to vote for voting rights, and if the only way to safeguard our fundamental right to vote is to blow up the filibuster, then ignore Republican taunts and just do it.

For The People Act

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 08:35
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To save Democracy #HR1 also known as #ForThePeopleAct must become the law of the land before the next national election.

H.R.1 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): For the People Act of 2021 | Congress.gov | Library of Congress

The For the People Act is a bill in the United States Congress to expand voting rights, change campaign finance laws to reduce the influence of money in politics, limit partisan gerrymandering, and create new ethics rules for federal officeholders.

American Carnage

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/23/2021 - 09:51
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In less than a week, 18 people have been killed during two mass shootings by 21-year-old men who recently purchased weapons. The suspect in the latest shooting killed 10 in Colorado is now sitting in county jail and charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder.

Who's For Filibusters?

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/17/2021 - 08:32
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filibuster is a political strategy in which a US senator threatens to speak for hours on end to try and delay efforts to vote for a bill.

The filibuster is a powerful legislative device in the United States Senate. Senate rules permit a senator or senators to speak for as long as they wish and on any topic they choose, unless "three-fifths of the Senators duly chosen and sworn" usually 60 out of 100 senators vote to bring debate to a close by invoking cloture under Senate Rule XXII.

The American Rescue Plan 

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/10/2021 - 20:03
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Joe Biden promised results for all Americans during his first 100 days is office. POTUS can now say mission accomplished on day 50.

The Democrats alone have passed one of the most significant American economic packages in the history of the USA. 

GOP Obstructionists

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/05/2021 - 09:38
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If President Joe Biden's COVID19 stimulus plan makes it all the way through Congress with only support from The Democrats, it would stand out from the Coronavirus relief plans passed over the last year with bipartisan GOP support. Government Obstructionist Party.

Meanwhile, an Associated Press poll shows that 70 percent of Americans back President Joe Biden's handling of the virus response, including 44 percent of Republicans. Fewer approve of his handling of the economy, at 55 percent.

The CPAC Rat-pack
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ub Sat, 02/27/2021 - 07:41

These are the Republican dirty dozen plus one member of Congress who are AWOL attending a GOP party instead of working.

The Republican lawmakers are facing a backlash after misleading the US House of Representatives about skipping votes to attend #CPAC. They are not representing their constituents in Congress by working hard on a much-needed stimulus package for the #USA.