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The Nation’s Highways Are Shot

The Nation’s Highways Are Shot

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…

Obama Turns The Tables and Uses Economic Patriotism To Blast GOP Corporate Enablers

Obama Turns The Tables and Uses Economic Patriotism To Blast GOP Corporate Enablers

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…

America Refudiates Sarah Palin As 65% Reject Her Call For Obama Impeachment

America Refudiates Sarah Palin As 65% Reject Her Call For Obama Impeachment

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…

Darrell Issa’s Crushing Defeat: Investigators Find Obama Adviser Didn’t Violate Law

Darrell Issa’s Crushing Defeat: Investigators Find Obama Adviser Didn’t Violate Law

Rep. Darrell Issa suffered a crushing defeat in his crusade to bring down President Obama when investigators concluded that top Obama aide David Simas did not violate the law by…

Democrats Aggressively Gun to Clean House With ’1 Million Votes for 2014′ Campaign

Democrats Aggressively Gun to Clean House With ’1 Million Votes for 2014′ Campaign

Democrats are getting organized in midterms. House Democrats are rolling out a campaign to lock down commitments from 1 million supporters to vote in November, according to the DCCC.…

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…

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