As we slog through the ninth day of shutdown, we are apparently still no closer to a deal to reopen the government than we were on Sept. 30. But the shutdown isn’t the only problem we have now. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is at a point where, to him, […]
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This plan is not a deal on the debt ceiling, it’s an attempt to destroy America. Rather than dealing with the debt ceiling, the GOP’s playing politics.
When their words don’t mean what you think they mean — which is most of the time — “The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Speaking Republican’ comes in handy!
Take a deep breath and watch what happens on yet another roller-coaster ride of Congressional suspense. It looks like we’ll survive today, but March 27?
House Passes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Act, Forcing Themselves To Do Their Jobs, With The Debt Ceiling Extension
The Congress has passed what is known as the No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013, which will withhold the pay of all members of all members of congress if a budget resolution isn’t passed by April 15.
When 63% of GOP voters think they’re ‘out of touch’ and 1/3rd of GOP reps are afraid to do their job, it’s time to back slo-o-owly away from Debt Armageddon.
House Republicans could be divided into three groups: those who voted ‘yes’ and meant it, those who voted ‘no,’ and meant it, and those who voted ‘no,’ but meant ‘yes.’
Rep. Huelskamp was caught by Politico with a damning anti-Boehner document on his iPad and is now afraid he will face punishment.
This isn’t a partisan issue. One can’t blindly take a stand based on the political positions of those for or against wind turbines.
Should John Kerry be approved for the post of Secretary of State, the newly retired liberal Massachusetts Congressman, Barney Frank (D) has thrown his hat in the ring, at least temporarily.
Post fiscal cliff deal: If you’re collecting unemployment or extended unemployment, your earned benefits will continue unchanged.
After all, he and his millionaire buddies were assured by the GOP that their hefty earnings would be safe from Uncle Sam and would continue to enjoy low tax rates.
Rich people paying a little more in taxes while reaping all the benefits and owning half the government is JUST what America fought for … said no one with a working brain ever.
The tense and acrimonious fiscal cliff negotiations prove Prussian statesman Otto von Bismark’s old adage that ‘Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.’
The bill has been overshadowed lately by the increasing frenzy in getting the fiscal cliff measures passed.
The fact that Obama came right out of the gate after the fiscal cliff deal saying he plans to raise taxes on the wealthy – yet again – makes me proud of the guy
GOP caves on taxes. Well-played, Mr. President.