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Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown

For my amusement….

I like to imagine this was Elizabeth Warren’s reaction to seeing Scott Brown’s Cosmo Centerfold….

As well as her reaction to his ability to serve as an effective Senator…

It certainly reflects mine…

For Reference:  The Current Senator from Massachusetts:

Cute don’t cut it when compared to smart…..

One of the lessons of growing older…..

It’s time someone taught Scott Brown that….He’s cruised by for too long on his looks and manufactured image.

I’m hoping Elizabeth Warren will prove me wrong on my estimation of the intelligence of the American Electorate and be the first Woman elected President of the U.S.!

Don’t own the copyrights…just saw these pics on the web….

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Elizabeth Warren and the Social Contract

The more I see of Elizabeth Warren, the more I love her….

She is one smart – brilliant- woman and I hope to God she gets elected to the Massachusetts Senate seat so she has a platform to run for President in 2016.

I also love that she talks about the Social Contract.  I was thinking I was the only one left who believed there was such a thing….

We desperately need more politicians like Elizabeth Warren…

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Senate Republicans Vote Overwhelmingly To End Medicare

Good…

The GOP is finally in the record with what they gave been trying to hide…

If the Dems just hold fast and protect Medicare and Social Security, they/we can take back the House and hold the Senate….

That’s the only way to protect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security from the GOP….

That’s a big “if” given the Dem’s habit of shooting themselves in the foot…

But I think the GOP just shot itself in the head….

From TalkingPointsMemo.com:

The GOP continued its bloody walk into the Medicare buzzsaw Wednesday, when 40 out of 47 Senate Republicans voted in support of the House GOP budget, and its plan to phase out and privatize the popular entitlement program.

The test vote failed by a vote of 57-40. But the roll call illustrates that Medicare privatization — along with deep cuts to Medicaid and other social services — remains the consensus position of the GOP despite the growing political backlash against them.

Voting with all of the Democrats against debating the plan were Sens. Scott Brown (R-MA), Olympia Snowe (R-ME) — both 2012 incumbents — along with Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Rand Paul (R-KY) voted against it because it wasn’t radical enough.

Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) did not vote.

Democrats intentionally scheduled the vote less than 24 hours after a Democrat won a special election in New York’s 26th — and heavily Republican — congressional district, on the strength of defending Medicare from a GOP onslaught. The outcome of that election heightened the political stakes, but sent few Republicans bolting for the exits.

via Senate Republicans Vote Overwhelmingly To End Medicare | TPMDC.

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