Obama Administration

New Report Shatters The Trump Myth About Illegal Obama Administration Surveillance

New Report Shatters The Trump Myth About Illegal Obama Administration Surveillance

"One congressional intelligence source described the requests made by [Susan Rice] as 'normal and appropriate' for officials who serve in…

7 years ago

Former Bush Ethics Official Says Russian Spies Are “Running Around The West Wing”

"It’s the KGB agents running around the West Wing or the national security council."

7 years ago

The Obama White House Quietly Left Trail Of Russia Intel So Trump Couldn’t Destroy It

Officials in the Obama administration preserved intelligence related to Russia's connections to the Trump campaign.

7 years ago

Trump Administration Was Warned Last Month About Michael Flynn’s Ties To Russia

Top Obama officials told the new administration that Flynn "was potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail."

7 years ago

The Obama Administration Will Direct All Public Schools to Let Transgender Students Use the Bathroom That Matches Their Identity

The Obama White House takes a huge stand in the fight to expand the rights of transgender Americans.

8 years ago

Donald Trump Dishonestly Claims Obama Won’t Deport Criminals

Trump claims Obama isn't deporting criminals, but this is a Republican lie often told, and often refuted

8 years ago

Tucker Carlson and Erick Erickson Agree Obama is Coming for “Our Guns”

The two men got worked up over armed EPA agents, ignoring of course the threat of armed anti-government conservatives like…

9 years ago

Jerusalem Post Deputy Managing Editor: Obama May Love Jews, But he is an Anti-Semite

We're back to President Obama being accused of anti-Semitism because he won't let Israel dictate America's foreign policy

9 years ago

Republicans Push the Benghazi Video Lie to Discredit Hillary Clinton

But there really was an offensive video, and it did actually offend Muslims, and it did actually play a role…

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

Obama Attacked for Announcing Cuba is No Longer a State Sponsor of Terror

The resultant Republican freakout is not unexpected, as it violates not only the status quo but further silences the drums…

9 years ago

McConnell Warns Foreign Nations That GOP Will Undermine Obama Climate Change Deals

Taking a page out of a freshman Senator Tom Cotton's playbook, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued a threat to…

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

General Accuses Tom Cotton and 46 Other Republican Senators Of Mutiny

Major Gen. Paul D. Eaton stopped short of calling Cotton and 46 Republicans traitors. As a career military man Eaton…

9 years ago

No, Nancy Pelosi’s Trip to Syria Was Nothing Like “Tehran Tom’s” Iran Letter

Attempts to link Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria with Cotton's Iran letter, fail, as Pelosi was even briefed by the…

9 years ago

“Tehran Tom” Cotton’s Iran Blunder Has Made Him the New Hanoi Jane

As the saying goes, stupidity is its own reward, and Republican Senator Tom Cotton has certainly proven the truth of…

9 years ago

Todd Starnes Says Muslim Holy Days in Public Schools Persecute Christians

It is difficult to have an intelligent conversation with somebody who wants a holiday which falls in the fall to…

9 years ago

John McCain Tag Teams With Morning Joe To Label Obama’s Foreign Policy As “Delusional”

On Monday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) did what he does best, which is preen for the cameras and make…

9 years ago

5 Big Whoppers from Speaker Boehner

Unwilling to do anything to help Americans, John Boehner concocts some more self-serving lies to blame Obama for his own…

9 years ago

Rudy Giuliani Reaches New Low By Claiming President Obama Doesn’t Love America

During a dinner Wednesday night, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told a group of prominent Republicans that he…

9 years ago

With ISIS Help, American Oil Producers Drive Up Oil Prices

Last week, America's oil industry efforts were buoyed by news that Islamic State (ISIS) extremists are unknowingly helping the U.S.…

9 years ago

Fox & Friends Host Blows A Gasket After Eric Holder Slams Fox Over Radical Islam Obsession

During Wednesday morning's broadcast of Fox & Friends, co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck flipped out over comments made by Attorney General Eric…

9 years ago

The Countering Violent Extremism Summit Will Not Ignore Homegrown Terrorism

Despite the insistence of Republicans that the War on Terror is unidirectional, that it extends only outward, in the direction…

9 years ago

The Truth, “No president in history has done more for Israel’s security than Obama”

Republicans hope to paint Democrats as "anti-American" "Nazis" if they don't attend Netanyahu's speech, but President Obama has done more…

9 years ago

Surprise! Republican Senator Rand Paul Praises Eric Holder On Drug Policy

Speaking in Iowa on Friday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) offered unexpected praise for outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder.

9 years ago

John Boehner Falsely Claims House Focused Squarely on Jobs and the Economy

John Boehner continues to pretend he cares about jobs while pushing his Keystone XL get rich quick scheme on the…

9 years ago

President Obama Puts The Words Of Martin Luther King Into Action On MLK Day

Leading by example, President Obama urged people to get involved in their community, writing "As one people, we will show…

9 years ago

The Possibility of Obama Successfully Negotiating with Iran has GOP Freaking Out

Only Republicans would see a war slipping through their fingers as a loss, and losing this chance is almost too…

9 years ago

PolitiFact Busts Mitch McConnell For Trying to Steal President Obama’s Economic Record

"False". This is the harsh ruling PolitiFact had for Mitch McConnell's claim that the economy improved because the GOP won.…

9 years ago

Can Obama Fix the Troubled Export of American Democracy to Latin America?

All too often, the export of democracy has looked a lot like the export of imperialism, and America's defense of…

9 years ago

GOP House Leader Was Honored Guest Speaker At White Supremacist Conference

This week it was revealed that the third ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is guilty of pandering to…

9 years ago

NRA-Republicans Blocked Treaty Banning Arms Sales To Terrorists

One might wonder what kind of malcontent opposes a worldwide treaty that limits the transfer of conventional arms and battlefield…

9 years ago

Conservatives Can’t Find Their Way to the Future Because They Can’t Understand the Past

Context is everything, and in willfully misrepresenting the past, Republicans create a false premise upon which to build their plans…

9 years ago

The Insane Republican Reaction to Obama’s Cuba News

Tom DeLay said, "Frankly, I think this could also be payback by Obama to those Cubans who normally support Republicans"

10 years ago

To Delete Obama’s Agenda From History Republicans Violated Their Pledge To America

There has been an ongoing Republican crusade to eradicate any legislative accomplish this President supported since the Koch brothers took…

10 years ago

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham Thinks Release Of CIA Torture Report “Politically Motivated”

On Tuesday, after Senate Democrats released a detailed report showing the CIA's use of torture was both ineffective and far…

10 years ago

Thanks To Obama, $13.5 Million in Vouchers Will Be Used to Help Homeless Veterans

Under the leadership of President Obama, HUD ad the VA announced Monday that they will be using $13.5 million in…

10 years ago

Gun Nuts Threaten President Over Something He Hasn’t Even Done

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), regulates the international trade in things like small arms, battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships,…

10 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Claims President Obama Is Looking To Frame A Cop For “Racial Assassination”

In Limbaugh's mind. Obama, Holder and all the other race hustlers feel that they didn't "get a win" with the…

10 years ago

From One Republican Committee to Another; Your Charges Are A CROCK!

The report was declassified August 7, but not released in total until a couple of days ago, allegedly to give…

10 years ago

House Report: No Benghazi Coverup. Republican Response? Broaden Investigation

in response to the House investigation proving there was no Benghazi coverup, Republicans, looking for a different answer want a…

10 years ago

Here Are the Facts On President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Reform

Just a few hours before President Obama's 8 PM address to the nation on immigration reform action he plans to…

10 years ago

Bill Clinton Has Obama’s Back on Executive Action: He’s On ‘Pretty Firm Legal Ground’

President Clinton took up for President Obama, saying he is on "pretty firm legal ground" to take executive action on…

10 years ago

Republicans Announce That They Are Back At Work By Calling Obama Arrogant

Much excitement was to be had at the opening of Representative Brad Wenstrup's (R-OH) weekly Republican address, as he opened…

10 years ago

Conservative Website Deletes Article Incorrectly Identifying AG Nominee As Another Woman

Breitbart ran an article claiming AG nominee Loretta Lynch was a member of the Clinton legal team during the Whitewater…

10 years ago

Republican Comparisons of Iraq and Vietnam Are Completely False and Hypocritical

If the Republicans win the White House in 2016, any new troop commitment to Iraq would be celebrated by Fox…

10 years ago

Democrats Lost Because They Wasted Their Most Valuable Weapon in the Midterms

Barack Obama is still the President, and his administration's record achievements over the past five-and-a-half years were squandered by Democratic…

10 years ago

Hey Republicans, Hate and Bigotry are not Values, They’re Character Flaws

Rick Santorum claims if he hadn't been persecuted into silence, he could have convinced millennials to be hateful bigots like…

10 years ago

John Boehner Says “Bush Would Have Punched” Putin “In The Nose” Over Crimea Invasion

During a campaign stop in Iowa Monday, Speaker of the House John Boehner tried to make the case that former…

10 years ago

Here’s More Great Economic News For Democrats To Hammer Republicans With

There has been relative silence on two new economic reports that put a stake in the economic agenda Republicans are…

10 years ago

Rush Limbaugh Admits He’s Causing Panic Over Ebola To Help GOP Win Midterm Elections

While on the air Thursday, conservative gasbag Rush Limbaugh took exception with Fox News anchor Shepard Smith's plea on Wednesday…

10 years ago

The Congressional Budget Office Vs. Paul Ryan: Will the Nonpartisan Entity Stand Its Ground?

There are very few nonpartisan, unbiased institutions left to us. But we always have the Congressional Budget Office. Or do…

10 years ago

Backhanded Way To End War…By A Republican

Former President George W. Bush and his crime family's legacy cost us trillions and our economy is going to Hell…

10 years ago

Republican Says One Invented GOP Scandal Proves Another Invented GOP Scandal

Texas Republican Randy Weber says Obama's record on invented scandals is so bad that he can't possibly be on top…

10 years ago

Republicans Caught Between Opposition to Healthcare and Fear of Ebola

Republicans are saying Obama is underestimating threat of Ebola, which might explain why they're refusing to fund a cure and…

10 years ago

Bobby Jindal Shows His Stupidity By Calling Obama Administration ‘Science Deniers’

Jindal is not only "acting" stupid about the reality of evolution and climate change, he is also feigning ignorance of…

10 years ago

Dem Rep Slams Do-Nothing Congress For Skipping Town Without Voting On War Authorization

During an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) criticized Congress for leaving Washington on a lengthy recess…

10 years ago

Republican Living in Fantasyland Accuses Obama of Living in Fantasyland

Marsha Blackburn says, "Words matter, actions matter . . . You can't just go say [we've] changed all the rules,"…

10 years ago

Gallup: Republicans Better Able to Defend Against Terrorism, Keep America Prosperous

The GOP has been able to destroy this country while getting Americans to willingly participate in their own demise with…

10 years ago

Of Course! Rush Limbaugh Blames George W. Bush’s Great Recession On President Obama

During Thursday's broadcast of The Rush Limbaugh Show, conservative blowhard Rush Limbaugh made the unbelievable claim that the Great Recession,…

10 years ago

Republicans Embrace Bizarre Conspiracy That Obama Is Behind Immigrant Surge

During the Thursday broadcast of his radio show, right-wing mouthpiece Rush Limbaugh discussed the possibility that President Obama is responsible…

10 years ago

Christian Conservatives Are Trying To Use Hobby Lobby To Discriminate Against Gays

Maybe the President regrets intertwining government and religion when he continued George W. Bush's Faith-Based initiatives. Now they are using…

10 years ago

Men Behaving Badly! Right-Wing Males Act Like Jerks After SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby Decision

Male conservative members of the media, as well as Republican men in office, decided to act like a bunch of…

10 years ago

Conservatives Frequently Contradict Themselves When It Comes To Regulations

I love how conservatives scream about the free market and how government intervention only stifles growth, making this nation into…

10 years ago

Tenth Circuit Court Dismantles Religious Right Marriage Equality Claims in Utah

The Court pointed out that "the Supreme Court has repeated held that public opposition cannot provide cover for a violation…

10 years ago

Sen. Chuck Grassley Blames Obama For a Scandal Caused By His Own Former Staffer

It is a travesty, and a mystery, why any American would vote for Republicans who not only do nothing for…

10 years ago

Do Other Countries Really ‘Hate’ Obama as the Right Claims?

Oh, how they hate Obama. I mean 'hate' with a capital "H." We're talking about most of the world's population.…

10 years ago

Introducing the Current Era of New and Largely Unknown Republican House Leaders

Word has it that a California Republican Representative named McCarthy is in line to take over Eric Cantor's post as…

10 years ago

While Clamoring For War, Republicans Ignore Positive Obamacare News

As Republicans once again try to besmirch Obama's foreign policy, they willfully ignored a week full of positive Obamacare news.…

10 years ago

John McCain Predictably Blames Obama For Iraq Violence And Calls For Widespread Firings

During an interview on Morning Joe Friday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) predictably placed the recent flare-up of ethnic violence…

10 years ago

Rick Wiles Says America Turning into a Godless, Pagan Cesspool of Free Mason Fascism

"They are coming at the American people from every direction: homosexual rights, gun confiscation, illegal immigrant amnesty and so on."

10 years ago

Surprise, Surprise! Alex Jones Calls Las Vegas Shooting a False Flag Set Up By Obama

Well, that sure didn't take long. Alex Jones, crazy right-wing conspiracy theorist and con artist, took to his radio show…

10 years ago

GOP Congressman Callously Claims He’d Have Left Bergdahl With The Taliban Indefinitely

During yet another appearance on a Sunday show, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) appeared on ABC's This Week to discuss the…

10 years ago

Drones Are Scary, But They’re the Answer to Asymmetrical Warfare

Five years into the drone campaign, there have been 2,400. killed, yet in Iraq, the ICCC offers a figure of…

10 years ago

Republicans Shouting Impeachment Have Reached Critical State Of Obama Derangement Syndrome

A few days after the President of the United States announced that our last prisoner of war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl,…

10 years ago

Fox News Hosts Classlessly Claim That Bergdahl’s Dad Looks Like He’s A Taliban Member

Apparently, the talking heads over at Fox News have now decided to attack the father of recovered POW Sgt. Bowe…

10 years ago

Lindsey Graham’s Ticked Off That Obama’s Releasing Gitmo Detainees and Ending the War

On Monday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) sent a strongly worded letter to Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), the Chairman of the…

10 years ago

With Blood on His Hands and Lies on Lips Lindsey Graham Accuses Obama of Losing Wars

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham thinks President Obama is emboldening the enemy by announcing a drawdown in Afghanistan. He accused Obama…

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

What Conservatives Fear Most Is a Well Educated America

Conservatives are terrified of a well-educated populace, and for over a year the terror du jour is Common Core that…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Wants a More Aggressive Foreign Policy in Very Messy, Difficult Places

Acting as though he would know right from wrong, Christie said America is "the strongest moral power for what is…

10 years ago

Operation American Spring Sprung a Leak Over The Weekend

Benghazi. Obamacare. Gun grabbing. These are just a few reasons grassroots activists on the right gave in a rally cry…

10 years ago

Republicans Rejoice as They Spread the South’s Third World Status To The Entire Nation

Apparently, Republicans and their supporters are proud that America's infrastructure compares unfavorably with most advanced and even some developing nations…

10 years ago

Ross Douthat Ignores Context and Facts to Make Obama a Foreign Policy Failure

Douthat also carefully avoids mention of Egypt, another Obama foreign policy success story, where the Obama administration's moderating influence ensured…

10 years ago

Media Laughably Calls Sarah Palin’s Thinly Veiled Obama Hate Foreign Policy Criticism

Media reported on Sarah Palin's ugly mocking of the Michelle Obama and the Obama administration for using "'hashtagging tweets' as…

10 years ago

Liberal States Outperform Conservative Ones as Republicans Push More Trickle Down

It is beyond question that after over thirty years, the Republican "trickle down" economic experiment continues providing the same empirical…

10 years ago

John McCain Bangs the War Drums While Calling Obama ‘Most Naive President In History’

During an interview with Arizona radio station KFYI on Thursday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) called President Obama 'the most naive…

10 years ago

Media Finally Catches On and Busts Darrell Issa’s Clinton/Obama Smear

Another day, another lie debunked. WaPo's fact checker gave Darrell Issa's stand down accusations against POTUS and Hillary Clinton Four…

10 years ago

Ted Cruz Stands Up For Hateful Racist Ted Nugent During CNN Interview

In an interview with CNN's Dana Bash, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) defended Ted Nugent as a passionate fighter for Second…

10 years ago

Republican Denialism and the Ugly Truth About Income Inequality

"The widening divide in incomes between the poor and rich poses the most likely threat to the global economy over…

10 years ago

Jon Stewart Slams Congress By Calling Them the Justin Bieber of Government

On Wednesday's edition of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart brilliantly intertwined two stories that, on the surface, have absolutely nothing…

10 years ago

Chris Christie’s God Complex Makes Him More Deserving of Prison Than the Presidency

The real issue is not just whether Christie had a hand in closing lanes on the GWB, but his character,…

10 years ago

Republicans Will Kill 240,000 Jobs In 2014 By Not Extending Unemployment Benefits

Republicans will have killed an additional 240,000 jobs in 2014 according to The Council of Economic Advisers who estimated that…

10 years ago

NSA Fraud Rand Paul Sells Out Edward Snowden

It appears that Rand Paul realized that since he has presidential ambitions, he needs to temper his uber-libertarian ways a…

10 years ago

American Apartheid 2014

I wrote just the other day that Americans should not expect any major progress on immigration reform in 2014. In…

10 years ago

Rep. Waxman Catches Republicans in Another ACA Lie and Delivers Truth Bomb With Report

On New Year's Eve, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, published a…

10 years ago

Retired General Wants March on White House and Citizens Arrest of Obama

The Republican remedy for losing seems to be to refuse to accept defeat. Can't win an election? Revolt! Arrest the…

10 years ago

Republicans Insist al Qaeda Behind Benghazi Attack Because all Terrorists are al Qaeda

The Republicans insist that because pretty much any Islamic terrorist you care to name is al Qaeda that al Qaeda…

10 years ago

Darrell Issa Hid The Truth About Benghazi For a Year While Attacking President Obama

Darrell Issa who has had the same information the New York Times reported for over a year and sat on…

10 years ago

The New York Times Turns Republican Benghazi Hoax Inside Out

The Times has stated that al Qaeda was not behind the spontaneous" - not planned - Benghazi attack, setting right…

10 years ago