Tag Archives: town hall

Dueling town halls: Mister Rogers vs. America’s crazy uncle

When news broke that Donald Trump had contracted the deadly disease he’d been lying to the American people about these past six months, the members of the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, fearing that he might further spread the disease in a live event, proposed that the debate which had been scheduled for tonight be […]

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Governor Snyder to respond to screened questions with scripted answers online tonight at 6:00

Someone just forwarded this letter from Governor Snyder to me, and I thought that I should pass it along. Join me for an online meeting Thursday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. One of my resolutions for 2012 is to spend even more time meeting with Michigan residents to discuss the important issues facing our state. […]

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Speaking truth to power, and booing Paul Ryan

Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan made headlines a week or so ago with his budget proposal. People in the press, as I recall, seemed impressed. They used words like, “bold” and “serious,” and praised him for making difficult decisions in order to address the nation’s spiraling budget deficit. Once people really started digging into it, though, […]

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Finally… Thank you, Barney Frank

By now, you’ve probably seen the footage of Congressman Barney Frank calling one of his constituents crazy during a town hall meeting held last night in Massachusetts. It’s been all over the web today. Here it is, for those of you who haven’t seen it, though. Anyway, I just wanted to take a moment and […]

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FOX News edits out the insanity in coverage of healthcare foes

If you watched the television news or picked up a paper today, you likely saw the image of an older man, pushing a wheelchair, yelling into the face of Michigan Congressman John Dingell. The scene took place last night in Romulus, Michigan, during a town hall meeting on healthcare. So far, I’ve seen this particular […]

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