60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.

Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans

PP: Republicans somehow feel the image portrayed by sheep herders two thousand years ago of women being subservient to men should be reinstated as the norm. May I suggest republicans voted out of office become the new norm.

GOP’s woman-haters club swells: Why their hatred is actually getting worse

Let's not forget voting against women's suffrage, against desegregation, against woman's right to choose, and against equal rights for LGBT.republicans have been on the wrong side of every social issue dating back to Lincoln.

60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.

Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans

Not one  Republican voted for the Veterans Job Act, not one. Where is the love for our vets...the GOP loves war...loves to make vets....loves to spend on defense....then forgets those who have given up so much...sometimes everything....please support a vet today!!!!

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Homeless Vets is something that should not exist in America. We should support not only our troops abroad but our troops and vets at home.

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Right vs. Left [Infographic

Right Vs Left (world). Political infographic by David McCandless & Stefanie Posavec. McCandless has a great website and has produced some books on the subject.

MAPS: Did Your Congressmember Vote Against The Violence Against Women Act? | I am unfortunately "represented" by Rob Woodall, who has repeatedly proven that he doesn't give two shits about women.

160 Republicans voted against the Violence Against Women Act. Know who you're voting for in November! Anyone (Rep or Dem) who supports violence does not deserve your vote!

House Republicans voted unanimously against raising the federal minimum wage Friday. A proposal by Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next two years and increase the wage for tipped employees to 70 percent of the minimum wage was defeated, with every House Republican voting against the motion. On the Democratic side, six lawmakers voted against the measure, and 184 Democrats voted for it.

Minimum Wage Increase Rejected By House Republicans

House Republicans voted unanimously against raising the federal minimum wage. Democrats Will Raise The Minimum Wage! The Current Minimum Wage Is NOT A Living Wage!

NOT One REPUBLICAN Voted for the Veterans Job Act, NOT ONE!! UNPATRIOTIC Teabagger Republicans!!!!!

41 Republican Senators Voted Against a Landmark Veterans Bill in February, Today They Blame the VA

41 Republican Senators Voted Against a Landmark Veterans Bill in February, Today…

Sound familiar? Republican Voter Fraud: Florida Poll Workers Caught Hiding Democratic Votes In Closet

Republican Voter Fraud: Florida Poll Workers Caught Hiding Democratic Votes In Closet

VETERANS!  ...But I thought the Republicans loved our military and the Dems' hated them. Whoops!

41 Republican Senators Voted Against a Landmark Veterans Bill in February, Today They Blame the VA

Our American military has a great history of protecting our country. We owe the veterans the opportunity for jobs when they get back. Unfortunately not one republican voted for the Veterans Job Act, not one. VOTE the GOP OUT in NOV!

With No Warning, House Shameless. Republicans Vote to Gut Independent Ethics Office - The New York Times

With No Warning, House Republicans Vote to Gut Independent Ethics Office

The move by emboldened Republicans on the eve of a new Congress would strip power and independence from an investigative body and give lawmakers control over ethics inquiries.

House republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012....Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security” — a charge Republicans rejected.  Ryan, Issa and other House Republicans voted for an amendment in 2009 to cut $1.2 billion from State operations, including funds for 300 more diplomatic…

House republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding…

After the Republican Party had turned itself into a machine committed relentlessly to the singular goal of cutting taxes for the rich, the reformicons seemed to be poised to take control of the party’s intellectual apparatus.

The Fight for the Soul of the Republican Party Is Over: The Rich Won Again

I'd be a little kinder and call the poor, pathetic souls "lazy and uninformed" rather than "idiots".

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