Posts tagged ‘Rick Perry’

February 21, 2013

Meet the Governors denying uninsured health care coverage

Will work for health careMother Jones has sifted through the 50 states and cobbled together a list of state governors who have effectively chosen to deny the poorest of their constituencies health care coverage and the opportunity to attain basic medical care through their refusal to accept Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion provision. They represent the who’s who of Republican governors whose states occupy the core of stalwart opposition to the Affordable Care Act. 

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August 21, 2012

Penis Fencing Flatworms of Presidential Politics

Posted by kdenn.

Every election year, I get to a point when I’ve decided who I’m going to vote for and want to put my head in an oven when the election news coverage increases. I know these stories are not really meant for me but it gets exhausting and nerve racking.

I reached this point after Mitt Romney became ‘The Chosen One’. The amusement of the Republican primaries ended for me. It’s only downhill after Herman Cane quoted lines from the Pokѐmon movie in his concession speech and Rick Perry’s inability to remember three things at a time.

I have to admit, watching Mitt Romney’s oh so delicate ways at gracefully putting his foot in his mouth has been somewhat amusing.

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October 28, 2011

Does Perry’s Debate Regret Speak to a Broader Political Trend?

Rick Perry in a Fox News Tuesday interview stated if there was one mistake he’s made during his presidential primary campaign was “probably ever doing one of the” debates and went on to say, “All they’re interested in is stirring it up between the candidates instead of really talking about the issues that are important to the American people,” Later it was reported that Perry may pass on further debates.

But haven’t these debates already proven productive allowing for open dialogue about the issues and each candidate’s ideas for addressing them? The debates have also allowed the voting public to hear direct arguments for and against these individual policies. The candidates had an active platform to defend their ideas in a public forum along side their peers providing voters an opportunity a glimpse at how each will conduct themselves in similar situations as president.

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