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.
Coupled with inhumane austerity cuts, the GOP is getting precisely what they apparently live for; more despair and destitution among the poor, especially children.
In this season of discontent, we lost a legend in the crusade for sensible gun reform. James S. Brady, the former White House press secretary for Ronald Reagan, died earlier this month, more than 30 years after being wounded in an assassination attempt on the President in Washington D.C.
During Monday's broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough had to be corrected by co-host Mika Brzezinski after Scarborough claimed former President Ronald Reagan immediately canceled a vacation and flew back to Washington after a Korean airliner was shot down by the Soviet Union in 1983
The current Republican outrage over the President negotiating the release of an American soldier held as a prisoner of war by the Taliban is both rank hypocrisy and further proof conservatives hate the men and women serving in the military.
If Republicans keep this up, Democrats won't have to work hard to elect Hillary Clinton in 2016.
In nearly every respect, President Obama is nothing like the tax-and-spend liberal Ronald Reagan was, and is not even close to the gun control crusader Reagan proved to be.
Leave it to House Republicans to find a way to both enrage their base and alienate an entire voting bloc all in a single afternoon.
Today it is President Obama fighting Republicans to give all Americans the opportunities Dr. King sought for people of color, and besides not acknowledging income inequality even exists, Republicans are redoubling their advocacy of Reagan policies.
An implicit goal of the War on Poverty was to make the US a true meritocracy, and in this sense, it missed its target.
The snide satisfaction conservatives gloat in their declaration that the War on Poverty failed is apropos given how they sabotaged it
Rubio, as an anti-poverty crusader, is nearly as hysterical as Reagan, and so was his contention that opposite sex marriage is the solution to poverty.
The Chamber of Commerce president gave his state of American business address that was replete with propaganda that the economy is failing because President Obama is not following Reagan's trickle-down economics.
As the new year is getting underway, there is a renewed push to force prayer into South Carolina public schools.
As tragic as the number of Americans freezing to death is, it is the number of Americans who are homeless that should shame politicians, but Republicans are incapable of being shamed.
On Tuesday night, three Representatives announced that they would retire at the end of their terms and not seek reelection in 2014.
Nelson Mandela was everything that Ronald Reagan wasn't. For Conservatives today, that simply means that Mandela was clearly in the wrong.
Ronald Reagan has been dead for over nine years and it is time to kill his absurd notion that cutting taxes on the rich and corporations produces a balanced budget, create jobs and economic growth.
What Republicans, and some Democrats, refuse to tell the American people is that cutting Social Security is stealing from the people, creates poverty for senior citizens, and is bad for the economy.
The current Republican government shutdown is what teabaggers came to Washington to do; "break the government of the United States."