Senate Republicans are getting hammered with a mountain of bad press from sea to shining sea for their refusal to even hold hearings for Chief Justice Merrick Garland, President Obama's Supreme Court nominee.
One might wonder what kind of malcontent opposes a worldwide treaty that limits the transfer of conventional arms and battlefield components to evil dictators who promote and commit genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and attack civilians or civilian buildings such as schools and hospitals. In America, it is Republicans indebted to, and serving, the National Rifle Association.
There were two specific announcements on Wednesday that, taken on their own, were just economic news reports, but if a person had kept abreast of Republicans' actions over the past few months, the stories were not "news" at all but the expected culmination of congressional Republicans' economic agenda that reveal precisely why America's economy is struggling.
It is getting absurd to have Republicans serving in Congress when they have no intention of doing the work the people sent them to Washington to do.
Republicans will have killed an additional 240,000 jobs in 2014 according to The Council of Economic Advisers who estimated that not extending the unemployment benefits will have a deleterious effect on hiring.
It is the health law's success stories that have Republicans in a panic and it is the third reason they are going all in to sabotage the ACA; it is successful.
When obstruction for obstruction's sake is the Republican reason for serving in government, any fantastical reason suffices to block the President's choices.
Republicans are sticking to their obstructionist ways over Israel, and Americans have come to learn that Republicans hate this country nearly as much as they hate the President.
In another attempt to protect corporations and kill American jobs, Republicans blocked a measure to reward companies that brought jobs back to America, and protect their candidate Willard Romney.
Refusing to immediately reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act as it is written is a mistake that the Republican Party may not recover from.
The oil industry has paid 44 Senate Republicans $22.3 million in campaign contributions and they expect them to deliver on Keystone XL.
It is important that President Obama communicates to the American people his attempts at compromise and bipartisanship because it will expose the Republicans as the obstructionists they really are.
If Kyl, DeMint, and McConnell are such devout Christians, why do their voting records belie their claim that they are followers of Christ? Shouldn’t their single-mindedness of faith permeate every aspect of their personal and working lives?