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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
In defiance of public opinion, House Republicans balk at gay rights bill and immigration reform
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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In a sane world, you would think that legislation supported by large majorities of the American people would breeze through the House of Representatives — especially since most House members are in favor of the bills at issue.

But, of course, ours is not a sane world, as we see HERE:

By an overwhelming 2-1 margin, the U.S. Senate today passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act outlawing workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Fifty-four Democrats were joined by 10 Republicans — none of them from the South — in support of the historic legislation.

The bill now goes ...

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