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(illustration by DonkeyHotey) From International Business Times : As one of its first moves in its state takeover of financially strapped Atlantic City, Chris Christie’s administration has ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 12:38 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Is this what Congress has devolved into -- a "last minute" ransom-demanding mechanical voice that creepily says: If you ever want to see your Government again , you'll shut the hell up , pay up ...
by jamess
Comment Count 183 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 130 Recommends
VERY Good Question. One that we need to keep asking, again and again. Will Elizabeth Warren Try to Force a Government Shutdown? by Seung Min Kim, Politico; nation.foxnews.com -- 12/10/14 [...] ��
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 09:48 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Summary: President Obama should have made it a top priority to help the American people see what the Republican Party has become. That would lead ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 07:34 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Hayden Cooper, a Middle East correspondent for ABC News reports an intelligence scandal in Israel in his article, Israeli soldiers from elite wire-tapping unit refuse to use 'extortion', 'blackmail' ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 05:48 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
A Canadian Parliament Secretary under pressure at a news conference covering the revelation that thousands of Canadian air travelers at an airport there had their electronic devices marked and ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 03:20 AM PST with 14 Recommends
In the past several months, cyber blackmail tactics like revenge porn have been widely publicized. These crimes fall disproportionately upon women. The victims of these attacks have conceded that ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 07:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
I just wrote my two Senators as follows: Senator "Ted" Cruz needs to be at the least censured, and preferably expelled from the Senate. There may also be other members of the Senate who need ...
by KJC MD
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 01:38 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Good for you, Mr. President, for standing your ground. I hope you’ve noticed how useful, for the overall political picture, it has been for you to hold firm and leave this Republican Party ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 10:06 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Senate cannot pass legislation by itself. This we all know. But there is one thing the Senate has the power to do by its lonesome: confirm nominees. There are more than a hundred of President ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 10:04 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The metaphors are coming fast and furious. We've all heard the one about burning down the house, if not that, the 2nd floor, if not that the garage - "...why don't you compromise...?", etc. And ...
by msirt
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 11:11 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I'm sorry if this has been mentioned here before, but I searched and didn't find anything...so.....I also apologize in advance for such a short post, but I thought this was important to bring to the ...
by SaraBeth
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 03:41 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Andrew Sullivan writes : How does one party that has lost two presidential elections and a Supreme Court case – as well as two Senate elections - think it has the right to shut down the entire ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 09:54 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Even when we’re done with the “fiscal cliff,’’ it looks like we’ll be compelled, early in the new year, to face another totally unnecessary, Congress-made crisis-- over the debt ceiling. ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:04 PM PST with 18 Recommends
As Krugman sums up today in the NYT Meanwhile, the president is in a far stronger position than in previous confrontations. I don’t place much stock in talk of “mandates,” but Mr. Obama did ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 03:22 AM PST with 37 Recommends
As I've always said, As my 20 years of tax returns clearly show, I paid 13.9% of the taxes I was supposed to pay - and not a dollar more. Romney's Stolen Taxes ...
by Martin Heldt
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 09:19 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
A mysterious group of blackmailers claims to be holding Mitt Romney's tax returns hostage. They say they stole the tax returns on August 25, and will make the information in the tax returns public ...
by AdManAnt
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 07:33 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
We all know the story. Julian Assange is facing rape accusations in Sweden, and while he cannot be charged now since he is overseas, he'll be charged when he returns , as Sweden ...
by Rei
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 04:04 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
From The Independent : ...The Independent can disclose that within weeks prosecutors will reveal a list of up to 600 names in phone hacking criminal cases. The list is expected to reveal more well-
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 05:35 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
From AP, via Crain's: News Corp. said Wednesday that David Haslingden, who has been president and chief operating officer of Fox Networks Group since January 2011, is stepping down at the end of ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 04:02 PM PDT with 182 Recommends