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This is why 2014 is so important. McConnel's latest nonsense.

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4 years ago#1
Okay, let's go over the past week and so:

1. The Republicans have barred counties in Florida from enacting rules for paid sick leave,. In other words, if you live in Florida, and a corporation doesn't want to give you paid sick leave? Screw you, suck it up.

2. Republicans removed the 'close Guantanamo' out a Defense Authorization bill, in spite of a threatened veto.

But today, Mitch McConnell is openly stating he is opposed to a proposed constitutional amendment that would bar corporations from having the rights human citizens do because this idea is 'absurd.'

Moreover, you probably know Elizabeth Warren's Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act. Her goal is to lower student loan interest rates for next year from 3.4% to 0.75% -- the same rate the government loans money to the banks through the Federal Reserve discount window. As of now, unless Congress takes action student loan interest rates will double to 6.8% on July 1st. John Boehner shoved the Bill into John Kline's Education and Workforce Committee, and Kline did exactly what he was told. The proposal was defeated 23-14, all the Republicans voting no and all but one Democrat voting yes.

At this point, nothing genuinely progressive is getting past the House without being watered down. There are measures being proposed that keep dying, and these are things that will immediately affect American citizens.

The only solution to ending this is we need the Democrats to take back the House and win the Senate. To anyone who wants this? Please vote in 2014. Be positive, and be truthful to others. All we have to do to win is that.
"An Emperor should die on his feet." -Titus Flavius Vespasianus.
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