No Politics As Usual

Blog URL: http://www.andreaudette.blogspot.com/

Challenging partisanship, calling out corruption, and confronting "politics as usual."

Located: St Paul, Minnesota
Tags: Politics, Republican, Democrat, Independent, Partisanship, Moderate, Conservative, Liberal, News

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Opposition to Anti-Piracy Legislation Good For Country, Politicians on Jan 18, 2012 in Reddit, Wikipedia, Hollywood, Protect IP Act, Twitter, Stop Online Piracy Act, Anti-Piracy, Facebook, Rick Santorum, Republican, Obama, Tactics, Google, Internet, Democrat, Intellectual Property            Today, major websites like Wikipedia and Reddit, as well as several Facebook and Twitter profiles, are “going black” in opposition to two online anti-piracy bills working their wa...



GOP Power Rankings: Week 43 “The Iowa Edition” on Jan 4, 2012 in John McCain, Mitt Romney, Iowa, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, GOP, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, South Carolina, Jon Huntsman, 2012, New Hampshire, Obama, Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul            What a thriller! In what might be one of the last competitive contests in the GOP nomination process, Mitt Romney squeaked out a victory in Iowa by a mere 8 votes. While it’s still...



Bieber Fever Gone Right on Dec 19, 2011 in Censorship, Protect IP Act, Twitter, 1st Amendment, Justin Bieber, Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, Freedom of Expression, Congress, Facebook, China, Bieber, Google, Internet, Intellectual Property            It’s not too often that I turn to Justin Bieber for political wisety, but the teenage pop star’s criticism of a recent internet censorship bill should turn into one of his greates...



Jingle Bells, Congress Smells on Dec 18, 2011 in Grinch, Congress, Boehner, Career Politicians, Lobbyists, ChristmasJingle bells, Congress smells, like robbers and crooks and hags,Nothings done, but they’ll still run, their ratings are an egg. Hey!Jingle bells, our anger swells, we want them out of here,No surprise, they’re full of lies, and Boehner sheds a te...



Take Down the Tolls! on Dec 16, 2011 in Bridges, Toll Booths, China, Taxes, Poverty, Potholes, Regressive Tax, Roads, Infrastructure            I’m just going to come out and say it: I hate toll booths. They are a pain, a waste of time, and a waste of money. Now on this blog I try to avoid trivial subjects, but if you look...



Do Unto Others on Dec 13, 2011 in Harry Reid, Reconciliation, Supermajority, Filibuster, Compromise, Government Reform, Political Ads, Character, Congress, Republican, civility, Mitch McConnell, Agenda Control, Democrat            Political majorities are getting shorter and harsher these days. Long gone are the days where one party would routinely control a branch of government. Now we cycle through parties li...