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The Senate's redoubtable Dr. No , aka Tom Coburn (R-Planet Xanax), took himself off to USA Today'...
by BetteNoir
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 09:20 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The Republican Congress wants to delay again ANY discussion of Immigration Reform. Well, the President is right! Enough is enough! No need to rehash all the arguments. We know what is right and so ...
by PoetGreg
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 09:33 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Now that the election is over Congress can get down to work and start to accomplish something, right?  No, I don't think so.  It seems that the more things change, the more they stay the same. ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 03:13 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Robert Reich posted this on facebook today: Business owner Nick Hanauer has a good idea: By executive order the President could raise the salary level at which employers are required to pay ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 09:55 AM PST with 30 Recommends
After months of delays, President Obama is poised to finally take executive action to address the crisis of America’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, 85 percent of whom are ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 117 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 07:45 AM PST with 105 Recommends
Obama has very little to worry about for the rest of his Presidency. He won't get impeached, and he has no worry for re-election anymore. As such now his priorities have completely changed. He is ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 12:06 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Citing a precedent set by Abraham Lincoln in 1864 when he signed legislation preserving Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove, President Obama, standing on a stage on the edge of Puddingstone Lake in ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 10:04 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In what is probably the biggest self-inflicted faceplant since "You Can Keep Your Plan", Obama has made a promise and broken that promise, giving the media plenty of soundbites that will be free ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2014 at 08:26 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 11:56 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
President Obama has signed the executive order that will prohibit federal contractors from employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The denial of the ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 05:09 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
... to slap around the House Repubs on immigration reform: He could issue an Executive Order declaring a moratorium on all deportations. I'm not the first to think of this ( Moratorium on ...
by Avast Ye Swobbie
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 03:04 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
It never seems to end. One stupid accusation or statement after another. John Boehner wants to sue President Obama. Sarah Palin wants Obama impeached.
by David Starr
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, the political right and left are feverishly debating its significance and its scope. For conservatives ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
I guess it's "In for a penny, in for a pound." With the Republicans threatening to sue over presidential executive actions, a thought which did not receive airing until the president's odrder ...
by rserven
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
Memo to Chuck Todd: the Obama Presidency is definitely not over. The White House is going to unveil another, very significant executive order today. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama ...
by Reinvented Daddy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The president wasn't lying when he said he'd do whatever he could to help middle-class families on his own. This Tuesday, with Lilly Ledbetter by his side, he'll sign an EO that prevents federal ...
by ai002h
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2014 at 07:10 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 20, 2014 Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine EXECUTIVE ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 10:04 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) and CREDO Action are teaming up put the pressure on President Obama to sign an executive order passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA):
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 09:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
For several years now, President Obama has been urged to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The order ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 02:54 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
A survey released yesterday by the Public Religion Research Institute has some interesting numbers on the American public's perception of employment discrimination with respect to LGBT people. Steve ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 02:13 PM PST with 6 Recommends