Mitch McConnell has warned against admitting Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico as states because it would create new Senate seats for the Democrats and let them pack the courts. The Senate Majority Leader has railed against plans to grant D.C. and Puerto Rico statehood before but on Friday he made his concerns about their potential…
Two bishops of the Episcopal Church in the United States have publicly criticized Donald Trump for using a historic Washington, D.C. church for a photo op. Reverend Mariann Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington slammed the President for using St. John’s Church, which is in her jurisdiction, without informing them in advance. She tweeted…
Police, fire and other emergency vehicles swarmed around the White House in the predawn hours, with several clustered near the southeast entrance to the mansion. The White House was dark and the entire perimeter was on lockdown until around 5 a.m., when those who work in the complex were allowed inside.
This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour and fifteen minutes. Here is what you need to know.
By any measure, America is in decline. The fault lies almost completely with male Republicans. Democratic women must usurp the power.
South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is a powerful lobbyist for the Podesta Group. He’s about to become the Chairman of the state party.
An increasing number of states have passed a bill whose main component is increasing reading skills. It’s really another privatizing effort
The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the answer.
The U.S. has an enormous number of military personnel and weaponry in the U.S. territory of Guam. It’s legit, but are other ‘occupations?’
The primary purpose of House Bill 933 is to perpetuate the bloat of the defense budget and decimate domestic programs.
Right wing “patriots” are constantly complaining of losing their freedoms and liberty. I would ask what these freedoms and liberties are.
A planned, walled-in Patriot Community called the Citadel Project is being planned for a mountainous region of Idaho. It’s all about guns
Get ready to say bye to the Postal Service as we know it and hello to near-monopoly private providers who will charge high prices, pay low wages, hire a majority of their workers on a part-time basis.
President Barack Obama and a number of other speakers and entertainers brightened up an inauguration that struck just the right tone.
South Carolina Governor, Nikki Haley has made history in appointing a black Republican, but was the move historical or hysterical?
The NRA held a press event today. Wayne LaPierre presided. He suggested police in all schools. He mentioned no new gun laws to be passed
Politicians (a few at least) are making loud gun control noises. They do that every time there’s another mass murder. Nothing ever happens.
I joined 10 other worker sympathizers in protest Walmart’s treatment of their Part-time workforce. Inside the store our petition was refused
Don’t tell me that some little part of you would not just like to say to Texas, or to another Southern state of your choice, ‘Fine. Go. We admit it. 1861 was a mistake and we are undoing it now.’
Army General, David Patraeus was destined for greatness from his first year at West Point. Sadly, an affair tainted his stellar reputation.
There could be no worse selection for President than money-monger, Mitt Romney. He himself admits, 47% of the population will be sidelined.
Joe Biden debates Paul Ryan in the only Vice Presidential nominee debate. Biden is expert in Foreign Affairs and very learned domestically.
Watching House Republicans high five after defeating a battle pay increase was too much for military mom Maria Meacham, who shouted, ‘Pay the soldiers or bring them home,’ and was promptly arrested.
A Federal court partially struck down a Republican law that reduced the number of early voting days from 12 to eight.
So Romney picked Paul Ryan, eh? And at the decidedly unmedia-worthy time of 7 a.m. ET on a Saturday morning. Who’s staffing newsrooms on early Saturday mornings? Well, Clyde, the 75-year-old ex- 6 & 11 p.m. anchorman now doing weekends and still threatening an age discrimination suit if they let him go and ace weekend…
Pepco spent years ignoring aging equipment and tree-trimming and focused instead of increasing profits leaving a million people to suffer in record heat
I’m sure glad anthropogenic global warming is a myth because after a couple of days in the wake of storm-induced power-outages and going on the third day of +100 heat indexes including record breaking temperatures yesterday (set in 1968) I hate to think what the temperature would be like if we had global warming to…
The U.S. government has been gridlocked since the Republicans captured the House. Only women voters can change that dynamic; men won’t.
A turnover of as little as 5 or 6 house seats in California could mean that Democrats once again control the House of Representatives.
What Mitt Romney doesn’t want voters to know about his 2002 leadership of the Winter Olympics is that he spent 1.3 billion federal dollars with little long term positive economic consequences.
While political attention is riveted on Washington, millions of dollars are flowing into state campaign coffers in preparation for a rebirth of the Articles of Confederation where states will function as their own bosses and to hell with Washington..
A misleading headline about Harry Reid provides the perfect demonstration of just how far right wing newspapers or conservative editors are willing to go to poison the well.
I don’t dislike many people. I hate a few – the boss who fired me with 4 kids at home; Limbaugh; people like that. But I generally don’t dislike most fellow earthlings. There is one crepey-necked creep however, who stands out in the dislike department. I dislike what he says. I dislike what he stands…
Tea party leaders have shown their un-American roots by demanding that education be returned to an era when it was the exclusive domain of the wealthy.