Congress’ inability to do the work they were elected to do has now led to the largest self inflicted hit on the US economy and financial stability of millions of Americans in our collective history. The idea of a sequestration of the federal budget that was originally enacted by [...]
In early February, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow did a video segment titled “Arkansas GOP Struggling to Keep up with America”...
Paul Ryan has learned nothing about compromise. I’m feeling snarky after watching replays of Paul Ryan’s...
Tea Party Member and “Deadbeat Dad” Joe Walsh Former US House Rep. Joe Walsh joined the ranks of the unemployed...
The sliding grinding sound you hear is Karl Rove’s fingernails digging in for a hold as he slides into irrelevance in today’s political games. For those of us who were aware of his dirty dealings before George W. Bush made it to the national stage, his fall has been long [...]Read more ›
When the U.S. has a Republican president, GOP members of congress are among the world’s biggest Keynesians. Witness the eight year spending spree under the Bush administration, where congress approved of two wars and a huge Medicare prescription drug benefit without providing a method to pay for any of them. [...]Read more ›
Saturday morning the White House released a picture of President Obama firing a shotgun after skeptics didn’t seem to believe his claim from earlier this month in a New Republic interview that he has in fact fired a gun. The photo was taken at Camp David in Maryland on August 4, [...]Read more ›
On Friday the Obama administration announced that non-profit religious groups don’t have to pay for their employees’ birth control as stipulated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The government will broaden the various types of organizations that are now eligible for exemption, which will include many Catholic hospitals and universities. [...]Read more ›
The U.S jobs report was released today and the news was, at best, mediocre. The unemployment rate inched up slightly to 7.9% in January. 166,000 jobs were created in the private sector, while the government shed approximately 9,000 jobs leaving the total number at 157,000 jobs created. According to economist [...]Read more ›
President Obama is barely into his second term, so what better time to start talking about the 2016 election? Although it is obviously way too early to predict who our next president is going to be, there are a few people who are rumored to run for their party’s nomination. [...]Read more ›