Not only is Ryan’s plan an experiment in privatization, government control of poor Americans’ lives, and a slick way to give Republican states another tool to shift federal funds to religious organizations and corporations, it is as far from compassionate.
On Saturday, Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr., who normally sits on the Federal Bench in New York, struck down DC’s gun law which restricts possession of these deadly weapons to the home.
A new CNN poll smashed Mitt Romney’s delusions that he could defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by showing that voters would support Clinton over Romney 55%-42%.
CNN tried to ignore Speaker John Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama and Republican dreams of impeachment, but House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi would not let them get away with it.
On Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) appeared on CNN’s State of the Union to discuss President Obama’s foreign policy decisions when it comes to Russia, Israel and the Middle East.
In a rare moment of lucidity, Meet The Press host David Gregory called out Rep. Paul Ryan’s uncompassionate lies about the poor.
On Fox News Sunday, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise refused to take impeaching President Obama off the table when asked about impeachment.
Gretchen Carlson preaches persecution for Fox News and pretends to be persecuted in a new film, but she feels it is unfair to persecute her for selling persecution
I recently foolishly, VERY FOOLISHLY, decided to drive to the activist’s convention, Netroots, in Detroit. I wanted my wife and I to experience one of our favorite pathways through the beautiful Smoky Mountains with a side trip to Ohio to visit friends.
Of course, there is a reason so many Americans do not accept the reality of global anthropogenic (man-made) climate change, but the fact is that it is here and another batch of empirical data show it is worse than scientists predicted.
Remember when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, the consummate “moderate Republican,” shocked everyone by calling immigration an “act of love?” It looks like he’s changed his mind.
Republicans in committee must reconcile the House and Senate bills to fix the broken VA system. The problem? That would involve the dirty “C-word”: compromise.
On Real Time host Bill Maher spoke the truth about why Republicans hate Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Maher said that Republicans hate the Cosmos host because he is a black scientist.
President Obama used the idea of “economic patriotism” to push forward his budget, in which he closed one of the tax loopholes that lets companies avoid paying taxes by Romneying themselves to another country just to avoid paying taxes here.
The Cuban anarchist Ted Cruz and his father Rafael are working tirelessly to destroy American democracy and true freedom of religion, by replacing it with the “Christians Only” pabulum being peddled by the Religious Right. The bought-men of the Supreme Court are more than willing to go along with what the Religious Right is selling […]
Florida Governor Rick Scott is ‘no scientist’ but he thinks acid fracking and drilling for natural gas near the environmentally fragile Everglades is a good thing.
Paul Ryan, apparently thought of as the great Republican policy wonk, released his “new” anti-poverty plan on Thursday.
Pelosi said, “Well, I think my constituents, but broader to the public, should know that we are engaged in a drive-by Congress. We are hardly ever here, and when we are, we are engaged in process, not progress.”
On Thursday, during a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Curt Clawson (R-FL) spoke to two senior officials from the State and Commerce Departments as if they were government representatives from India.
Last weekend Sarah Palin claimed that God wants President Obama impeached, but according to a new CNN poll, 65% of the American people disagree with both Palin and her version of God.