At one point, Rudy Giuliani was a wildly popular mayor who was seen as a future presidential contender. Things have changed a lot over the last 20 years or so. The former New York City mayor is now a bit of a joke. From his 4 Seasons Total Landscaping press conference, to hair dye dripping…
President Joe Biden said the United States stands with Cuba as thousands of Cubans rally against the government amid a growing economic crisis, increased repression against political opponents and a surge in Covid-19 cases that has strained the country’s healthcare system. “The Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights. Those rights, including the…
Conservative Steve Schmidt offered stinging criticism of Marco Rubio on Tuesday after the Republican senator mocked actor Eva Longoria for appearing at the Democratic convention. Rubio sent a tweet sarcastically claiming that celebrities understood what ordinary Americans were going through. This prompted Schmidt, who worked on several Republican presidential campaigns, to lay into the Florida…
In fact, the State Department could easily have substituted the name Republican Party for Islamic Republic of Iran, condemned the same practices, and no conscious American or citizen of any other foreign nation would have batted an eye or disagreed with the assertions in the report; America’s human rights violations as of late are well known around the world.
The resultant Republican freakout is not unexpected, as it violates not only the status quo but further silences the drums of war
In a radio interview, former GOP Congresswoman Michele Bachmann asserted that President Obama’s policies will lead to World War III.
John Bolton’s New York Times op-ed exposes not only Bolton’s flawed thinking but the Times’ tendency to ape Fox News
President Obama and Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, talked yesterday about various issues involving the two countries, including Cuba, immigration, drug war violence and border security
Tom DeLay said, “Frankly, I think this could also be payback by Obama to those Cubans who normally support Republicans”
Gross told the media, “In my last letter to President Obama, I said despite my five years of captivity I said I would not want to trade places with him.”
Though there has seemed no reason for the two nations to remain at odds over the past 20+ years, old animosities die hard. Though a small step, this announcement is but one of many we will see in coming days, and it is a long overdue step, one refreshingly taken in the right direction.
After President Obama announced a new policy shift with Cuba Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) led the predictable Republican outrage. Specifically, Rubio called Obama a weak negotiator and said Congress will not lift the embargo.
President Obama began dismantling one of the final relics of Cold War foreign policy today by announcing the historic decision that his administration is ending the U.S. isolation of Cuba.
The following is a fact sheet from the White House Office of the Press Secretary on the President’s plan to chart a new course on Cuba. President Obama will be speaking about this at noon on Wednesday the 17th.
De facto Speaker of the House and self-appointed incoming Senate Majority Leader Ted Cruz accused the President of being a monarch and has devised a plan to punish the President for doing what Republican presidents have done since 1952.
Though we’re three-years-plus out from Election Day 2016, the Iowa clown car is fast filling up with those jockeying to be in position
Republicans have finally come out of the closet and admitted that they are blocking civilian trials for Gitmo detainees because they see it as a political advantage.
It seems everyone is calling Republican Senator Ted Cruz the new McCarthy. But there’s not one “new McCarthy” in the GOP, but rather a party of new McCarthys.