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We’ve Tolerated ‘Too Big to Fail’ for Far Too Long

We’ve Tolerated ‘Too Big to Fail’ for Far Too Long

With international disasters and foreign policy imbroglios everywhere you turn, it's easy to forget that we have numerous domestic issues with which we still must contend. …

Most Republicans Say They Can’t Live Off Minimum Wage Yet Still Oppose Raising It

Most Republicans Say They Can’t Live Off Minimum Wage Yet Still Oppose Raising It

A poll released by Public Policy Polling on Tuesday reveals that the vast majority of Americans claim that they would be unable to support their households on the current federal…

Republicans Heading For Disaster as 57% Support ACA or More Liberal Health Care Reform

Republicans Heading For Disaster as 57% Support ACA or More Liberal Health Care Reform

Underneath the numbers in the new CNN Obamacare poll is a looming disaster for Republicans. Fifty-seven percent of those polled support the ACA or an even more liberal health care…

John Boehner Makes A Fool Out of Himself Trying To Use ACA Subsidy Ruling To Push His Lawsuit

John Boehner Makes A Fool Out of Himself Trying To Use ACA Subsidy Ruling To Push His Lawsuit

After the DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling that Obamacare subsidies were illegal for the federal marketplace, Speaker Boehner jumped the gun with a statement that pushed…

Republican Victory Turns Into Defeat as Second Court Rules Obamacare Subsidies Are Legal

Republican Victory Turns Into Defeat as Second Court Rules Obamacare Subsidies Are Legal

The Republican "victory" on the legality of Obamacare subsidies for the federal exchange quickly turned to defeat as a second appeals court ruled that the subsidies are legal. …

Federal Court Ruling That Obamacare Subsidies Are Illegal Expected To Be Overturned

Federal Court Ruling That Obamacare Subsidies Are Illegal Expected To Be Overturned

Today, in a 2-1 split decision, the Republican judges on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals embraced a controversial interpretation of the ACA that believes all subsidies issued through the…

Democratic Rep Strongly Criticizes Rick Perry’s Decision To Militarize Texas’ Border

Democratic Rep Strongly Criticizes Rick Perry’s Decision To Militarize Texas’ Border

On Monday, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) criticized Texas Governor Rick Perry's announcement that he will send 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas' border with Mexico.…

Americans Dislike Muslims and Atheists the Most But Hatred Not One-Way

Americans Dislike Muslims and Atheists the Most But Hatred Not One-Way

If the overall attitude toward atheists is a cool 41, atheists can't complain much because their attitude toward Muslims is only 44, just north of the overall rating of…

Obama Takes A Huge Step Forward Towards an Agreement Deescalating Tensions with Iran

Obama Takes A Huge Step Forward Towards an Agreement Deescalating Tensions with Iran

Good news from Senior White House Officials -- there has been sufficient progress in negations with Iran to move forward with the next several months of negotiation.So far, the sanctions…

Biden Gets Heckled and Other Highlights From Netroots

Biden Gets Heckled and Other Highlights From Netroots

When Netroots finally got down to the business of pumping up progressive causes, there was no shortage of expert advice to give the crowd the impetus to take their new…

VP Joe Biden Rocks Netroots By Telling Progressives The Country Needs Them

VP Joe Biden Rocks Netroots By Telling Progressives The Country Needs Them

Vice President Biden rocked Netroots Nation on Thursday by enumerating progressive values in order to show the activists why their country needs them.…

Constitutional Scholars Are Not Impressed: Call Boehner’s Lawsuit An ‘Embarrassing Loser’

Constitutional Scholars Are Not Impressed: Call Boehner’s Lawsuit An ‘Embarrassing Loser’

During a hearing of the Rules Committee on whether to sue President Obama over the Affordable Care Act, Charles Tiefer of the University of Baltimore Law School called the Speaker's…

Arizona Republican Idiotically Assumes YMCA Campers On Bus Are Migrant Children

Arizona Republican Idiotically Assumes YMCA Campers On Bus Are Migrant Children

On Tuesday morning, Republican Congressional candidate Adam Kwasman attended a protest against housing migrant children from Central America in Oracle, AZ. He thought a bus full of YMCA campers had…

Open Carry Texas Schedules New Date For Armed March Through Black Neighborhood

Open Carry Texas Schedules New Date For Armed March Through Black Neighborhood

Open Carry Texas, a gun rights advocacy group, announced that they have scheduled their march through the Fifth Ward in Houston. The march will feature open-carry enthusiasts marching through the…

Eric Holder Speaks Honestly About Race In America And Says We Need To Be ‘Color Brave’

Eric Holder Speaks Honestly About Race In America And Says We Need To Be ‘Color Brave’

Attorney General Eric Holder was a featured speaker at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. During his speech at the event, held…

Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision

Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has announced that the Senate will hold a vote this week on a bill that would reverse the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. …

Democrats Demand Accountability for Boehner’s Misuse Of Taxpayer Funds for His Lawsuit

Democrats Demand Accountability for Boehner’s Misuse Of Taxpayer Funds for His Lawsuit

Fired up Democrats are demanding that Speaker Boehner be transparent about the taxpayer funds he intends to use on his political stunt of a lawsuit.…

The Republican Myth of Obama’s ‘Part-Time America’ Gets Destroyed With One Graph

The Republican Myth of Obama’s ‘Part-Time America’ Gets Destroyed With One Graph

Republicans love to accuse President Obama of creating a 'part-time America', but in fact 'since 2010, full-time jobs are up 7.6 million, and part-time jobs have declined by more than…

White Guy Joe Scarborough Wants AG Eric Holder To Stop Talking About Race

White Guy Joe Scarborough Wants AG Eric Holder To Stop Talking About Race

On Monday's episode of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough criticized Attorney General Eric Holder over Holder's statements that race is a component that is driving some of the opposition to…

Lesbian Student Not Forgiven as Jesus Demands, but Expelled from Christian University

Lesbian Student Not Forgiven as Jesus Demands, but Expelled from Christian University

One could reasonably expect a self-identified Christian to identify with the words of Jesus of Nazareth, since, after all, their religion is based on Jesus' life and teachings.…

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