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Entries by Rep. Alan Grayson from 07/2010

Funding the War: There Ought to Be a Rule Against This Kind of Rule

| Posted 07.08.2010 | Politics

Last week, the House debated whether to appropriate $33 billion more for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But no votes were influenced during the three-hour debate, because the vote had already taken place.

Lies, Damned Lies, and Rupert Murdoch

| Posted 07.17.2010 | Business

Well, we did it! We got an independent audit of the Federal Reserve ready for the President's signature. But if you happened to read Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal on May 7, 2010, you would have heard a different story.

The Republican Plan: Punch Me in the Face

| Posted 07.21.2010 | Politics

2010-07-21-graysonslim.jpgThis is how the right wing does it. They pay people to clean for them, to cook for them, to drive for them, and now: To punch for them. Or, more specifically, to punch me for them.

Death Threat: The Widening Gyre‏

| Posted 07.22.2010 | Politics

First I was threatened with assault. Then I was threatened with murder. Do you see how they ratchet up the bullying, and try to cow us?

Final Score: Compassion 1, Bullying 0‏

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Politics

For the first time this week, Republicans got that funny feeling that you get when you exercise a muscle that you didn't even know you had. That funny feeling the Republicans experienced was . . . a pang of conscience.