Boehner on Cocaine: One Law For Us, Another For Them

By: Wednesday November 20, 2013 5:58 am

If there were any group of Americans who were supposed to be for the tragically ridiculous “War on Drugs” it would be Republicans in Congress right? Apparently not. Not only was GOP Congressman Trey Radel arrested for cocaine possession, the Republican Speaker of the House can not even bring himself to condemn him. Michael Steel, [...]

Republican Establishment Planning Attack On Tea Party In 2014

By: Thursday October 24, 2013 10:43 am

There are many lessons that can be learned from the disastrous 16 day government shutdown this month. One would be that if the Republican Party doesn’t get its act together the 2014 congressional elections could be brutal. And that’s a lesson the Big Business wing of the Republican Party seems to understand as they plot [...]

Chris Christie Uses $2 Million Of Hurricane Sandy Relief Money For Quasi-Campaign Ads

By: Wednesday August 7, 2013 7:56 am

It is no secret that Chris Christie is a likely contender for president in 2016. However, should he really be using money from Hurricane Sandy relief to further that ambition? Isn’t that an inappropriate use of relief money? It turns out the Christie administration turned away a qualified low-bidder seeking to produce the series of [...]

White House Benghazi Emails Have Different Quotes Than GOP Version

By: Friday May 17, 2013 5:58 am

Emails released by the White House contradict some of the quotes from versions of the same emails Republicans in Congress leaked to the media. The White House recently released the emails in response to allegations of a coverup by Obama Administration officials relating to the administration’s knowledge of Al-Qaeda’s involvement in the attacks on the [...]

Nearly Half Of Republicans Believe “Armed Revolution Might Be Necessary in Next Few Years”

By: Thursday May 2, 2013 9:06 am

Well this poll surely puts Sandy Hook and the failed gun legislation in context. 29% of the American population and 44% of Republicans believe an armed revolution might be necessary in the next few years. Twenty-nine percent of registered voters think that an armed revolution might be necessary in the next few years in order [...]

GOP Splits In Two Over Civil Liberties And Drones

By: Wednesday March 13, 2013 6:03 am

Only a few months after being defeated in the Presidential Election the Republican Party is having an identity crisis. The party has split in two over the issue of civil liberties and presidential power. The split came to a head when Senator Rand Paul filibustered CIA Director John Brennan’s nomination for 13 hours. In response [...]

Chuck Hagel Confirmed

By: Wednesday February 27, 2013 5:35 am

After a long, bitter, and at times surreal confirmation process fmr. Senator Chuck Hagel has been confirmed as Secretary of Defense. The vote was 58-41 with only four Republicans voting in favor of the nomination despite Hagel previously being a member of the Senate Republican Caucus. Hagel was attacked continually by the right-wing of the [...]

Karl Rove Causing Unrest In GOP

By: Thursday February 14, 2013 9:23 am

Karl Rove could have called it a day after successfully re-electing George W. Bush in 2004. It could have been the capstone on one of the most successful and substantive careers in modern American politics. Rove would have left a master strategist feared by his enemies, admired by his friends, and mythologized by observers of [...]

Live Blog: Rubio and Rand Respond To Obama SOTU

By: Tuesday February 12, 2013 7:00 pm

11:28 pm: Full Text of Rubio’s Speech —- Full Text of Paul’s Speech 11:11 pm Marco Rubio goes on twitter to laugh off part of speech where he needed a water break [insert watergate joke here] 11:04 pm: Rand Paul concludes speech, takes softer tone on immigrants while condemning executive power for kill list and [...]

Obama Lays Out Immigration Position

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 5:55 am

In a press conference yesterday President Obama laid out his administration’s position on immigration reform endorsing a bipartisan plan being floated in Congress and laying out his views. First, I believe we need to stay focused on enforcement. That means continuing to strengthen security at our borders. It means cracking down more forcefully on businesses [...]

New York Times Editors Mangle Story on False GOP Medicare Claims

By: Saturday July 7, 2012 9:23 am

Jackie Calmes is a decent reporter, and except for two disconnected paragraphs added, I suspect, by her dishonest editors, she wrote a worthwhile story for today’s New York Times. Calmes reports on the numerous misleading and outright false GOP claims about the changes to Medicare enacted in the Affordable Care Act. If you read the [...]