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No railroad should "High speed" through CT without stopping in CT. The GOP want to run past a Blue state! I agree, if the GOP refuse to allow stops in our state, we shouldn't pass this.
Sen. Blumenthal is vowing to stop a provision he says would result in trains skipping Connecticut.
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Does this mean older Americans, those who have spent a lifetime contributing in every way to society, should be discarded?  I have News for you, all people age! The older people have paid their entire working lives, and contributing financially to society. Is the author saying, "Along with weekly payments to Social Security, Medicare, raising children, and building America, all without getting a penny in interest or acknowledgement, they should now "lose it" or be discarded?
 Young people should be informed that sooner than they think, they will be "the older generation". Sooner than they know, your years will flash by and youth is gone.
Young people should work just as hard and as long as those who are now, "Aging". Don't buy into what you are now sold by those who would discard social programs they didn't, or don't contribute towards. Don't hand Wall Street government control or funding for social programs that work as you are being "sold". Look what they did under deregulation of Banking. They changed protections and laws, that kept (risky) investment banking away from people's private finances. Look how well that worked! Taxpayer were stuck with bailing out risk takers and Banks at the expense of our own paid for social programs!

The GOP just voted to bail out Citigroup! Young people should pay attention to what media doesn't tell them! Pay attention to what you're being 'sold" and change things!

If we had health care for all, and education, as most Industrialized countries do, perhaps America's aging wouldn't be so ill, or so tired? We now work longer for less due to the greed in our politics that never existed before now. (Citizens United) pushed by ALEC and the 1% in charge.Those people who one Party won't tax, also do not make jobs or pay well. Instead they're going after our paid for social programs and young people do not vote to stop them!

The American Dream is being sold to corrupt corporate outsourcing by one Party alone and the other Party is soon to be forced to follow to keep up, if we don't change this.. What contribution by the young 20 somethings has been made? It's not aging Americans that steal their dream or drain it. It's that same young population not contributing by voting! Instead they support corporate power, deregulation of our protections which we are all losing! They should support education and healthcare for everyone as other advanced countries already have done..
It would also help their own "American Dream" if the youth of America contributed by paying attention to political games played on them.  Stay informed, don't be apathetic, and by all means vote! Perhaps those voting to end the pensions older Americans earned as 'part of their wages long ago"..being taken by changing laws is the problem. We used to have Unions to protect peoples wages, until media sold some the idea to abandon Unions by damning them all. Old people aren't the problem. Young people never had it so easy and they should pay their own future by paying attention, and by being informed!

Vote to force those who won't tax the wealthy, and who instead cripple people in higher taxes to make up the losses in tax revenues that corporations don't pay,  by taking more from us all.

The real drain is due to corporations not paying their fair share and forcing the middle class to support the poor, the corporate taxes not paid and corporate wars for profit. Just a thought. Old people aren't taking from the young, rather the young aren't paying attention to who is really robbing their futures blind.
Our Age Structure Is not Promising When a country has too many old people who need to be supported by the youth it is often a sign of impending financial collapse. Frankly, old people get sick alot and cost the most to keep healthy, and do not give much back in terms of economics. America’s …
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The public would "appreciate more educated legislators," but unfortunately we see more and more people like this racist. Is it the state, or something in their water? Behavior like this used to be socially unacceptable, but idiots like this Senator somehow still get votes. I don't get it.
Georgia state Senator Fran Millar (R) vowed to do everything he can to stop Sunday early voting and an early voting location popular among African American voters.
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Regardless of how much money the Koch's have, they shouldn't be allowed to blackmail candidates to sign this promise to LOWER their taxes and undermine workers rights, social security, medicare, public education, and own the GOP. (They threaten to "Primary" any candidate who refuses to sign). That is blackmail. Citizen's United makes it legal. The Koch's are for removing any minimum wage.
Look what Koch's ran on when they ran for President. Their same agenda is now the GOP agenda 100%!! The American people rejected Koch's then, they're just unaware of what these Russian oil brothers are trying to do because Koch's also paid to deregulate media ownership laws, so we have no media to inform the public. 6 corporations own ALL American media now..Buying our country without running for office is easy when you literally own congressman and senators. They also chose to shut down the country and so Boehner did just that., Because the Koch's make 12 million dollars an hour and have billions to burn, doesn't make Koch's "the good guys".The Koch's represent the 1% who want lower taxes at our expense and want to pollute at will.They're behind ALEC an anti workers rights organization of large companies who want to pay lower wages and no benefits and get rid of child labor laws and public education. Koch's have been given the highest EPA violation fine in history for oil spills and abuses across America. They want to pollute at will..So they're buying a country now. Signing this is a pledge to be loyal to Koch's agenda, not the voters.
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The GOP can't handle the truth. This congress has made fools of this country world wide, hurt the people, the economy and everything else they can, solely because they didn't win an election. If this GOP controlled congress had a competent leader, this couldn't happen. But the facts exists that the American people have no leader in congress..  I have never in my lifetime seen anyone so weak as Boehner's publicly drunken, whining self. He shames this country world wide daily, and if he weren't painting himself orange, he'd turn red.(assuming he has any dignity left). No one is unaware of who pulls his strings. Boehner has long ago handed over leadership to who ever challenges his drunken slurred speech weak self. Everything Grayson said is absolutely the truth and proven. Fortunately, it is now a part of congressional and so, America's historic records that this went on. Thank goodness for leaders like Grayson. I just hope the people of Florida have the sense to hold on to him as the Koch are spending their fortune (inherited) taking Grayson out again, or any other Democrat who calls out the GOP on their shameless games at the expense of every American family. Future American's will read the record and what Grayson stated, and notice the GOP's objection to a civil conversation about being asked to 'Stop shaming this country with their political and moral bankruptcy, especially doing it world wide. The world sees a weak foolish US and that can't be good for national security.
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It is outrageous for the Post to attempt to "blame Obama " for the mutinous action of this very green, very uninformed, 2 month old Tea Party senators attempt at relevance. If the Senator had any sense of command discipline, he would know this was wrong from his superiors. This amounts to him trying to deal with the enemy over his commanders head and without his superiors approval. Beyond that he should have learned this basic breach in command, he makes the entire Republican Senate appear foolish, and this country look weak to the world. The 47 come across as not knowing their own Constitution or the limits of power of their office.
Cotton's attempt to undermine American diplomatic solutions to prevent a war even as his own Party pounds the war drums for troops every chance they see.
 The UN Security Council will not be consulting this young Senator or his Party if or when it decides if it will, eventually come to any solution with Iran.
First a deal has to be made, second the Security Council may or may not approve it. They will not consult Tom Cotton first, nor any other Republican Senator!  He would have known this behavior amounted to dealing with the enemy behind the back of his Commander, "The President of the United States of America"! His service does not amount to knowledge of foreign policy matters, and since his only thought seems to have been to make a name for himself, he certainly has proven his incompetence. Like a child. Cotton would rather have negative attention rather than none at all.
Not only has this wet behind the ears punk undermined talks with our own country to avoid a deadly war, this jeopardizes many other countries who are attempting to solve this in a diplomatic mature way. For this green senator to assume he can "overrule the UN Security Council's consent", is laughable, and pathetic. Cotton clearly has no idea the true limits of his own power. (or lack of in this matter!) Yes Cotton can "say" whatever he wants. But he may not write a foreign leader, and enemy and make arrangements or make treaties, and especially he should not undermine his commander in chief!   The fact is Cotton's mutinous behavior is not only, not the Presidents fault,  this action will be completed solely between Obama and Iranian leaders and until then this young senator should apologize and step down!  
This week alone the GOP have threaten to defund Homeland Security ( but want to go to send half a million troops after ISIL C SPAN), and have threatened to shut down the country over immigration. ( yet they refuse to even take a vote on immigration at all).
Now they sign a letter to interrupt delicate diplomatic solutions, and they do these things all for "Party Games"? The United States of America isn't a joke, except to 50 GOP Tea Party members who have time and time again shamed this country, the people who voted for them, and displayed their lack of intelligence to the world one time too many. Just how far off of the cliff of sanity is America willing to go for a Political Party before people say enough games at the expense of lives and American dignity?
In timing, tone and substance, it raises questions about Republicans’ capacity to govern.
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Guy, Guy, Guy..Hi buddy!  I've often told you I won't hold your being uninformed against you. lol..I never did.... It's not your fault after all. Fox noise had to go to court to be able to lie and misinform the public. They admitted in court, "It's opinion and they're entitled to their opinion under free speech" ...
But the court found they're not entitled to "creating their own facts and calling them truth or News".  Their name is Fox News..but everyone knows it's the opinions, of journalist with no integrity.
  Fox noise is being sued for claiming France had "No go zones"..(an outright lie of course).....That's why on their White House Press pass it just says "Fox" not "Fox News"...While other media Press passes say, "ABC NEWS".."NBC NEWS". CBS NEWS.CNN NEWS, etc,. Fox is just "Fox"... :-)
Being against a President who is FOR the Vet's, helping people get a fair shake in life, an education, jobs, and giving Vet's the money they were promised by Bush's war for lies..(WMD), Your  GOP just voted to NOT fund our Vet's, gut social security and take science out of schools and close more Post Offices. 
Obama is also going to be historically known for giving millions of American's Health care, and saving the lives of millions of people.(10 million+) and we're having a booming economy, 59  straight months of jobs growth, gas prices are down, our national debt is the lowest since the 1950's. Wall Street is booming with historic highs..We're cleaning the air up, and catching up to other industrialized nations..(for a change)...
While the GOP want to gut the EPA, we see the GOP cutting regulations and inspections caused Montana, Yellowstone and North Dakota to leak millions of gallons of oil into peoples wells and our National Parks.The President's approval rating is skyrocketing for a second term "lame duck session". While this GOP led Congress is at a historic low at 16%. Congress has their own retirement all set up, paid for by us, yet they worked 1/3 of the year for almost 250K..some deal. The GOP is fine with oil leaking and lie about Keystone...which will leak right down the middle of America to ship oil offshore.

This is why 20 million more Democrats voted for the Senate, than GOP votes,.but with GOP gerrymandering, and gutting voting RIGHTS in their own states, ...they surely don't have a mandate or speak for the public..
Except for the racism..America is doing fine, because of Obama's hard work, and he'd do better if he didn't have to also do Congress job too.
 Now compared to that republican War Criminal who tortured in our name, bankrupted the country, lost millions of jobs and crashed the world economy, Bush can't even leave the US without Spain arresting him, so Bush finger paints.
 Obama proposes ( again) creating millions of jobs by building roads, schools and bridges  raising wages, and education..(imagine the horror, right  lol !!) So much for "Obama is going to take their guns"..We build more prisons than schools thanks to GOP outsourcing jobs and inversions. ..We'll thank Obama's for ending that.
While the GOP just voted to BAILOUT CITIGROUP..( a BANK)!! They also intend to gut our Social Security and Medicare...( even though Obamacare saved Medicaid billions and created jobs in the healthcare industry) The GOP are trying to finish bankrupt our Post Offices. That should kill a few million more jobs. You're OK with that, I'm sure.
You can pay my part  of the GOP CitiGroup banking bail out..ok :-) lol..Say hi to Matthew.

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Elizabeth Warren tells the truth,  Social Security is paid for provides dignity for elderly, yet Congress wants to GUT our retirement not their own wealthy retirement ON US!
The GOP have gutted Social Security in the last 20 years by 1/2.."OF the payments WE made into it, and should be getting when we retired", already !
 If they have their way the GOP of today will gut the entire program. Proof exists in their 30+ years of votes in Government. The GOP have gutted Medicare, every chance they could take another cut, they've gutted social security payments and will take whatever is left..(of what YOU already paid into it), IF WE ALLOW IT! One in 4 beneficiaries are Vets!
  Now the GOP want to allow Wall Street to gamble with it, instead of having the billionaires 1% pay more. We ALREADY paid for this Insurance all our working lives without interest!.
Don't buy the outright lies told by corporate owned media with an agenda. We have a surplus even if we did NOTHING well into 10 years ahead now! (can be verified online at .gov sites)
 Democrats created Social Security and The ACA has SAVED billion for Medicare because it's laws deal with medical outcomes not profit.Don't buy into Republicans of todays efforts to "change it"..or lower it"..Or, other ALEC agenda lies! Listen to Warren and Pelosi tell the truth, and remember to vote in November for Democrats for dignity!!..Not GOP for the 1% who have fooled millions of low information, low IQ people who "buy whatever Fox sells".
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6 corporations own all US media. Lies to the public must end. Misinformation isn't a topic that should be allowed when available facts exist. The ACA has saved lives and billion in Medicare savings alone, and has proven to have created jobs in the healthcare industry.. These are facts. Sign to end corporate abuses of our trust in media reporting that insult our intelligence just to assist the greedy Insurance Industry still fighting affordable healthcare for all. In GOP run states these people are cheated out of care they already paid for in taxes. The GOP congress has wasted millions to end healthcare that is affordable to millions over 50 times. (at a cost to taxpayers each wasted time).Now they want to "Sue the President for 'Not making it happen fast enough", after he agreed with THEIR demand to delay it a year. Another waste of our tax dollars by a Congress with lower ratings than any in history for doing nothing for their own lifetime pensions are our expense. The GOP congress are (again) on another 5 week "vacation", but voted against a wage increase that has shown will grow the economy in states that have enacted wage increases already. Wall Street verified wage increases in hourly wage helps the economy. The GOP have mislead the public and claim "It costs jobs", There is no data to support this brazen GOP lie. While our twice elected President works for his pay, congress is on vacation..
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Good! It's about time a cold blooded killer paid the price for killing an innocent person. No doubt, if this had happened in Florida, he'd walk. ALEC sponsored this "Stand your ground" law, that allows murderers to slaughter people in the name of "self defense" and walk. I think we all know it has more to do with the recent promoting of racism by a certain "political Party and a group called ALEC that sponsored this racist law, and the Koch brothers who support killings like these.
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