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Did They Die in Vain?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rep. Alan Grayson

The teabaggers want to "take back America." They want to take it back, all right -- take it all the way back to the 19th century.

"I'm Proud That Alan Grayson is My Congressman"

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Promoted -- from Congresswoman Pat Schroeder, Ret. I'm former Congresswoman Pat Schroeder. Many of you know me. I used to chair the Women's Caucus wh...

$2 Million Lets You Sleep Better at Night

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

On Friday, Politico reported that right-wing groups have spent $1.7 million on attack ads in my district, in Central Florida. This is roughly 20 times as much as my Republican opponent has spent on TV ads so far.

Stop the Plot Against Seniors

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

If enough of us speak out against Social Security cuts now, then people like me, fighting to protect Social Security, can show the media where We, The People stand on this.

It's Who We Are

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

When times are tough, we don't think about ourselves alone. We think about those who need help. That's why I was so proud yesterday to vote for money for schools and for health care for the poor.

Final Score: Compassion 1, Bullying 0‏

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

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.

Death Threat: The Widening Gyre‏

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

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?

The Republican Plan: Punch Me in the Face

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

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.

Fire General McChrystal

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Let's face it. McChrystal has destroyed his working relationship with everyone who is not actually under his command. For that alone, he should be fired. But the problem goes deeper than that.

Half a Century Under the Whip

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

For the past half century, the military-industrial complex has perpetuated one war after another, at enormous cost in both blood and money. In its lust for oil, it has broken country after country, and now the sea floor.

Me and the Lobbyists

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

I have to confess. There is a part of this job, this whole "Member of Congress" experience, that I'm just not any good at. In fact, I'm awful at it. I just can't bring myself to kiss up to lobbyists.