REPUBLICANS: HOW’S THIS FOR SMALL GOVERNMENT?
So in Oklahoma and Kentucky, they passed laws requiring private employers to allow guns – even assault weapons – in the workplace. Now Florida Republicans hope to do the same thing.
To add insult to injury [says StopTheNRA.com], this legislation also threatens to put business leaders in jail should they choose to keep their workplaces safe by prohibiting guns.
The N.R.A. is pushing these laws nationwide. To learn more, click here. (And consider: it is the Republican view that it should be okay to fire you for being gay, but not for bringing a loaded assault weapon to work.)
PRETEND LOBBYIST AT A REPUBLICAN FUNDRAISER
Matt Taibbi passed himself off as a lobbyist for a Russian oil company that wanted to do some exploratory drilling in the Grand Canyon. He Printed up some business cards and paid $500 to attend a Republican fundraiser. Read his report here.
HOW THE REPUBLICANS ARE PROTECTING DEMOCRACY IN FLORIDA
Click here. (Executive summary: the Republican Secretary of State doesn’t want verifiable elections.) And then, for sure (because you need to make your voice heard on this) . . .
So we can trust our election results – whoever wins. (What are we, Belarus?) It only takes a minute.
And now . . . let all that vitriol drain from your body . . . let it go . . . that’s right . . . and:
CALL YOUR MOTHER
This is maudlin. This is sappy. But don’t miss it. Click here.
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You see those charts that say if you put away $500 a year starting at age 20, by the time you're 50 you'd have a gazillion dollars. It just makes you ill that you didn't do it. You almost want to grab young people and shake 'em and say, 'Please don't make the same mistake I did. Please.'~James Carville
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