It is an incredibly sad commentary on American politics to know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that the Republican Party’s view of the population they were elected to serve is one of contempt.
Cowardly House Republicans will shove America off the fiscal cliff because they are afraid of voting for tax increase on the wealthy.
Sarah Jones live tweeting the Senate fiscal cliff ‘debate’; aka, the GOP clown car heading straight for cliff of talking point re taxing the rich.
We had some rough times in 2012 but there are things to like about the year just past. Here are a few of them.
President Obama said today even if a fiscal cliff deal is agreed to, the rich and the Republicans are not off the hook. He will ask them to pay even more in any future deficit deal.
Rand Paul (R-KY) brought the shrillness to new heights today on the Senate floor, likening taxing rich people to ‘drowning’ them.
Unlike most of the words that come out of Republicans like John Bolton’s mouths, Sec. of State Hillary Clinton was telling the truth about her concussion and now blood clot.
Harsh attacks by liberals on liberals who disagreed with the President’s Social Security proposal seem aimed at stifling democratic dissent
Speaker Boehner made little sense Sunday as did a run around reality after Obama held him responsible for the fiscal cliff negotiation failures.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going to send his armed posse of volunteers to stalk Maricopa County schools for “protection.”
Republicans are on pace, and appear pleased, to hold the distinction as the most unproductive Congress since the 1940s, and it looks as if that was their intention all along.
Sen. Graham insisted that we must raise the age for Social Security in order to deal with the debt, but Social Security has nothing to do with the debt.
President Obama called out the called out the the Republicans as deficit reduction frauds, and turned the fiscal cliff into permanent political damage for the right on Meet The Press.
If the Republicans fell all over themselves in 2012 to sound stupid, the Democrats were happy to help them along, as this list demonstrates
A 23-year-old female who was brutally gang-raped in India died today as a result of her injuries. Her attack has inspired protests throughout India.
Bernie Sanders went on MSNBC today and slammed John Boehner for not being able to control his caucus of right wing House extremists who are pushing America off the fiscal cliff.
This is a sad, seedy, predictable story about small town protectionism, only in this story, rape protectionism meets Internet warriors for justice. Silencing victims? Not so fast, little town.
One of the hallmarks of so-called hard-right ‘patriots’ is their immutable adherence to the Constitution and all of its tenets, and yet they reserve the most important right, that of free speech, for themselves.
It was not easy to pare down to ten a list from literally hundreds of dumb Republican quote candidates, but out of patriotism and love of country I have decided to take on the challenge.
West Wing Week brings you some highlights from the President’s year as well as the usual recap of the last week.