federal government

Louie Gohmert: It’s Obama’s Fault We’re all Idiots

Louie Gohmert: It’s Obama’s Fault We’re all Idiots

I paraphrase, but not by much. Gohmert uses nuns, the Posse Comitatus Act, and Waco 1993 to prove Obama is…

9 years ago

Hobby Lobby II Case Could Impose Right Wing Evangelical Tyranny On Health Insurers

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito opened a Pandora's box that has the potential to give some corporations the right to…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Is Trying To Fool The Left Into Thinking That He Is Their Friend

The same people that apparently hate the libertarian Koch brothers are looking on Rand Paul as a decent human being;…

9 years ago

Democrats Fight Back Against Religious Freedom Laws By Pushing For LGBT Federal Protections

In a pointed response to the discrimination brought about by Indiana's so-called "Religious Freedom" law, House Democrats announced a resolution…

9 years ago

John Boehner To Hold Tax Repeal Vote To Increase Welfare For the Rich

Speaker of the House John Boehner will hold a vote to repeal the "Estate Tax" and give the very richest…

9 years ago

Colorado Republicans Are Pushing Koch Legislation To Seize Federal Land

It is unclear how a state can have "joint jurisdiction" over land it does not own and has no claim…

9 years ago

Republican Secret Love For Obamacare Exposed As Lawmakers Choose ACA Over Private Market

Hypocritical Republican lawmakers like Ted Cruz could have gone for a "private market" solution, but instead they chose to let…

9 years ago

A New Report Proves Republican Governed Red States Are Economic Parasites

A new report reveals that those same red state Republican voters who want the federal government cut to shreds are…

9 years ago

Real Economist Paul Krugman Calls Republican Budget A Trillion Dollar Con Job

Republicans only know one approach to economic policy; the abject failure and scam known as trickle down with a healthy…

9 years ago

Using a Convention of States to Destroy the Federal Government for the Kochs

Republicans are supporting using Article V of the Constitution not to propose amendments to the Constitution, but to destroy the…

9 years ago

John Boehner’s Defense of the GOP Budget is Pure Fiction, if Lies Can be Called Pure

John Boehner wants you to believe the demands of ideology over demonstrable facts, the same recipe that led us to…

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell Urges Governors To Disobey Federal Law For the Kochs

Speaker John A. Boehner boasted that Republicans primary duty was not to make laws, but eliminate them for their wealthy…

9 years ago

During his Final Days as AG Eric Holder Will Push For Improved Civil Rights Protections

During an interview with Politico on Friday, Holder said he plans to push for a new standard of proof in…

9 years ago

It Is Time To Repeal the 10TH Amendment And Unify America

It is true that there was open rebellion and massive bloodshed as one faction that could not countenance a 'united'…

9 years ago

The Koch Agenda Brings Pain And Woe To People In Republican Controlled Red States

Because they own most of the Republican state's governors and legislatures, it is there that the Kochs' ideology is doing…

9 years ago

Ku Klux Klan Joins Alabama’s Religious War on Equality and the Constitution

Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, has made headlines lately by elevating the bible over the Constitution…

9 years ago

Koch Lovers Claim Kochs Are Defenders of the American Dream

Under attack and exposed, the Kochs have gone on the offensive, with their minions singing paeans of praise for our…

9 years ago

The First Act Of The Koch Congress Is A Vicious Attack On Social Security

On the evening before officially taking control of Congress, Republicans launched a Koch-Wall Street attack on Social Security as a…

9 years ago

In 2014 America Abandoned Its Constitution And Devolved Into a Fascist Theocracy

Republicans in state after state spent the past year hastily passing legislation abolishing other Americans' 14th Amendment rights

9 years ago

Thanks, Obama! Economy Surges Forward As GDP Growth Fastest In More Than A Decade

The federal government reported Friday that real GDP growth rose by 5.0% for the third quarter of 2014, marking the…

9 years ago

Boehner And Republicans Plan To Reverse Growth Numbers and Kill Jobs

Now that Republicans will have control of both houses of Congress, they will start, immediately, passing legislation to revert back…

9 years ago

Fact Sheet from the White House on Obama’s Steps to Strengthen Community Policing

"Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and around the country have highlighted the importance of strong, collaborative relationships between local police…

10 years ago

Ted Cruz Has Disqualified Himself from Public Office

A series of episodes of egregious dishonesty this past week have clearly demonstrated Ted Cruz's unsuitability for public office

10 years ago

Ted Cruz Says A Functioning Senate Subverts the Will of The People

In fact, there is very little that Ted Cruz even likes about this country, including the United States Constitution, that…

10 years ago

Cliven Bundy Republicans Campaign To Seize and Sell Off Federal Land

Now, there is a serious movement among Republicans who embrace Bundy's claim the federal government is forbidden from owning land…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Fixated On Using Extortion To Rule America

The truth is that since teabaggers became de facto leaders of the Republican Party, they have contemplated various schemes to…

10 years ago

Airman Ordered to Swear a Religious Oath or Get Out of the Air Force

The United States Air Force, itself sworn to "support and defend the Constitution," cannot abide by, support, or defend either…

10 years ago

Mitch McConnell Puts His Foot In His Mouth By Calling The Founding Fathers Radicals

McConnell asserted that belief in, and support for, the government is "an act of true radicalism," something that makes the…

10 years ago

Mitch McConnell Tries To Undo Everything Obama Has Done With Government Shutdown Threat

If any American thinks the Republicans will not follow through on their shutdown threat, they are deluded because McConnell's own…

10 years ago

Rick Perry Takes a Break from Bullying Texans to Attack Obama

At a Republican gathering in New Hampshire, Perry took time to attack Obama for the economy his party destroyed and…

10 years ago

Investigation To Hold Cliven Bundy Accountable For Sedition Picks Up Steam

At least, and it is better late than never, the sheriff is willing to assist federal officials conducting an active…

10 years ago

The Reality Is That There Is No Difference Between Republican and Tea Party Candidates

One would be hard-pressed to find any difference whatsoever between Republicans and their teabagger cohort except their willingness to openly…

10 years ago

North Carolina’s Lt. Governor Declares War on the U.S. Constitution

Dan Forest told the Faith and Freedom Coalition this weekend, "America is at a great crossroads where it must decide…

10 years ago

Bobby Jindal Signs Latest Blow in War on Women in Louisiana Church

America becomes less America and more Afghanistan with each passing day Republicans remain in control at any level of government.

10 years ago

New Study Finds 14 of The 15 Biggest ‘Moocher States’ Are Republican Controlled

According to a comprehensive study detailing the disparity between red and blue states regarding the level of federal government assistance…

10 years ago

Determined to Become a Regional Party, Texas GOP Wants to Dump NASA, the FAA and the FBI

Texas Republicans want to "fix" the economy by getting rid of NASA, the air force, the Federal Aviation Administration and…

10 years ago

Ted Cruz Actually Thinks Government Shutdown Will Lead The GOP To Victory In Midterms

During a speech at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans on Saturday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stated his belief…

10 years ago

The Republican Party Has Become a Haven For All Forms of Right Wing Extremism

The Pew survey should disabuse Americans of the notion that the teabagger or Republican movements are not havens for right…

10 years ago

Ted Cruz Finds Fellow Constitution Haters on the Religious Right

Ted Cruz whined to Janet Mefferd and David Barton about President Obama's imaginary attack on "traditional" marriage

10 years ago

Marco Rubio Embarrasses Himself By Claiming Marriage Is the Solution To Poverty

Rubio, as an anti-poverty crusader, is nearly as hysterical as Reagan, and so was his contention that opposite sex marriage…

10 years ago

As the 2013 Political Year Disappears Into the Night, Little Light Appears on the Horizon

  I've probably submitted 320 articles or so to this august, informative and objective progressive website. That's no big whoop…

10 years ago

Southern Republicans Drag the Rest of the Nation Down by Doing the Kochs’ Bidding

The real tragedy is that as stupid Southern voters do the Kochs' bidding by keeping Republicans in power, at least…

10 years ago

South Carolina’s Lee Bright Wants to Replace Lindsey Graham – and the United States

Bright says, "If the Tenth Amendment won't protect the Second, we might have to use the Second to protect the…

10 years ago

North Carolina Will Be America’s National Nightmare if Republicans Control Government

North Carolina is the true predictor and portent of tragedy inherent when Republicans hold the reins of power.

11 years ago

Steve King Says if You’re not a Capitalist You Don’t Love America

"They don't like the constitution, they don't love this country, they don't appreciate the greatness of America, they don't think…

11 years ago

Treasonous Republicans Warp the Constitution To Justify Nullifying Federal Laws

Republicans persistently claimed they, and only they, adhere to the constitution regardless they routinely disregard or misrepresent the document to…

11 years ago

Tea Party Steals our Money, Wants to Sell National Parks to Subsidize their Greed

The tea party wants to sell what doesn't belong to them, stealing our heritage to enrich themselves and the corporations…

11 years ago

Of Reasons and Treasons – Why Ted Cruz is the Common Enemy of Humanity

When he says he is going to shut down the government and then shuts down the government and then says…

11 years ago

Ted Cruz Has Found Himself a Niche Within a Niche Market

If the tea party is a niche market - a market focused on hate-fueled anarchy - what does that make…

11 years ago

Republicans Have Resumed Their Koch Funded Seditious Conspiracy To Destroy Government

The seditious conspiracy in the war for America is still ongoing and the next major assault is already in the…

11 years ago

Republicans Have Put America in Distress Because They Refuse to Do Their Jobs

Every one of America's fiscal crises over the past three-and-a-half years is because Republicans refuse to do their jobs of…

11 years ago

Alex Castellanos Accuses Democrats of Being the Extremists

Republican strategist Alex Castellanos took to a CNN op-ed to accuse the Democrats of extremism, asking "Are Democrats more extreme…

11 years ago

How The Tea Party and Republicans Continue to Blow Golden Opportunities

The Tea Party and the Republicans could have led a much-needed national debate about the role and size of the…

11 years ago

Eric Cantor Has Rigged The Rules of the House So That The Government Stays Shut Down

Majority Leader Eric Cantor changed House procedural rules to guarantee Republicans could keep the government closed even if a bipartisan…

11 years ago

Republicans Have Made America Into a Global Laughingstock With Their Government Shutdown

It is a sad commentary indeed that a group of anti-government terrorists have, in two years brought shame on a…

11 years ago

Republican Traitors Draped in Tea Keep Their Promise to Break the Government

The current Republican government shutdown is what teabaggers came to Washington to do; "break the government of the United States."

11 years ago

Family Research Council Says Starving Children is Christian Thing to Do

Ken Blackwell of the Family Research Council (FRC) says there is "nothing more Christian" than cutting food stamps

11 years ago

Missouri Republicans Set to Arrest Federal Agents and Let Criminals Go Free

Missouri Republicans want to nullify federal gun laws with House Bill 436 and will vote today to override Democratic Gov.…

11 years ago

Marijuana is Illegal Because It Is a Major Source of Funding For Law Enforcement

Law enforcement officials have been staunch opponents of legalizing the weed for personal or medicinal use because as contraband, it…

11 years ago

The Republican Version of a Great Idea: For Profit Natural Disasters

If you want to see what privatized relief would look like, think of Walmart. That's the face of Republican disaster…

11 years ago

Republicans Are Behaving Like Unhinged Tyrants Who Realize Their Policies are Failing

Republicans are behaving like evil tyrants who realize their policies are failing and instead of changing course, they have adopted…

11 years ago

Republicans Are Gearing Up To Continue Their Senseless War on America

The Republican goal is clear; either Washington concedes to divest its power and transfer it to the wealthy and their…

11 years ago

Detroit Is Beta-Test of the GOP Plan To Sell The Federal Government to Corporations

The first beta-test of selling off a city to corporations began when an emergency manager in Detroit filed for bankruptcy,…

11 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Liberals Hate America and Christianity

Bryan Fischer dishonestly says liberals hate America and Christianity because they want to replace America as it was founded

11 years ago

Poll: America Wants Congress to Share in the Sacrifice

While Republicans dismiss the President's decision to voluntarily give back 5% of his pay, Americans would like Congress to follow…

11 years ago

Louisiana Loses Track of $700 Million, GOP Sen Calls for Federal Oversight

Upon hearing that Louisiana lost track of $700 million dollars of federal money, the first thing a Republican Senator does…

11 years ago

The Kochs and Their Corporate Arm ALEC Are Out to Destroy the Healthcare System

There is no doubt the Kochs and their corporate arm ALEC are out to end the healthcare system starting with…

11 years ago

Show Me State Republicans Need Somebody to Show them Reality on Gun Control

If any facet of the GOP's war on America has grown to lunatic proportions, it is gun control. The more…

11 years ago

Republicans Can’t Let Go Ronald Reagan’s Economy Crushing Failed Policies

Republicans are intent on returning to policies that, thirty years later, finally bore fruit and nearly destroyed the nation's economy.

11 years ago

The Tea Party’s Intolerable Acts Are a Parting Shot from George III

The Tea Party's actions in Wisconsin and Michigan show them to owe their inspiration not to the Patriots of 1776…

11 years ago

Soledad O’Brien Calls Out the Hypocrisy of Republicans Refusing Aid to Sandy

Soledad O'Brien challenged Rep Mulvaney (R-SC) by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position, since no one demanded that the…

11 years ago

Impeach Obama for Pagan Gun Safety Laws?

According to GOP gun nut Larry Pratt, gun-control policies are Pagan, thus proving Piers Morgan's accusation that he is unbelievably…

11 years ago

GOP Tea Party Traitors to the Constitution Must Be Prosecuted to the Fullest Extent of the Law

It is a mystery why the Justice Department, FBI, and law enforcement officials do not summarily round them treasonous congressional…

11 years ago

Eight Changes We Need to Make to Our System to Fix DC

The actions of Congress during the last couple of weeks make it abundantly clear that our political system is broken.…

11 years ago

Republicans are Devolving and Trying to Drag Society Back With Them

Conservatives have rejected the idea of the country's progress into the 21st century and by their own admission, Republicans are…

11 years ago

America Must Prosecute Grover Norquist and His GOP Acolytes for Treason

Regardless one's definition of treason, Norquist and his Republican acolytes are guilty of acting against the government with the goal…

12 years ago

Mrs. Cleaver’s America is Dead – and Thank God For It

Republicans, in appraising the causes for the Republican defeat in 2012, shy away from the real reasons for that defeat:…

12 years ago

Ryan to Evangelicals: Obama’s Path Compromises Judeo-Christian Values

Paul Ryan says Obama's path compromises some non-existent values; the real problem is that Obama stands between Ryan and the…

12 years ago

Election Day 2012 Boils Down Not to Fantasy But to Our Shared Reality

With Hurricane Sandy, Republican fantasy met the facts on the ground and lost; our shared reality is more potent than…

12 years ago

Remember When Mitt Romney Called Disaster Relief Immoral and Wanted to Privatize It?

As Sandy bears down, we flash back to when Mitt Romney called disaster relief 'immoral' and wanted to privatize it…

12 years ago

A Scared Romney Tries to Drive Wedge Between Obama and Clinton with New Ad

Romney's new ad accuses Obama of being a big government liberal who is handing welfare checks out willy-nilly, and who…

12 years ago

Iowa Case Shows GOP Doesn’t Really Believe in States’ Rights

GOP opposition to big federal government and support of states' rights is a reaction to loss of control and does…

13 years ago