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Former John Birch Society insider Claire Conner, thinks that the Tea Party Patriots = John Birchers, revised for circa 2015. In a sense, she had the same " ring-side seat " that the Koch Brothers ...
by jamess
Comment Count 168 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Ted Cruz explains the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 07:07 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
Hang on to your hats, folks. There's some funding issues ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
“I supported this bill. I believe in the idea of amnesty for those who have put down roots and have lived here even though some time back they may have entered illegally,” ... “ I’m going to ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 10:28 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Dear Keep Your Promise Followers, Yes, I'm writing an open letter to the followers of Keep Your Promise, a politically mixed, loose alliance of folks who work to shine a light on cuts to military ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 01:27 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Carly Fiorina tells the GOP they have a Gender problem: “We know there’s a gender gap ,” Fiorina said. “There’s a lot of evidence that we have ground to make up.” Chris Christie tells ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 06:17 PM PST with 11 Recommends
How long will John Boehner keep Homeland Security hanging to protect his own hide? Funding for the Department of Homeland Security needs to be passed by Friday, and despite movement in the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 07:15 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Congressional Republicans have a problem. They're on the brink of shutting down the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 160 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 06:08 AM PST with 78 Recommends
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) doesn't think it's the end of the world if other people don't get paid. If House Republicans force a shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security, 30,000 workers will be ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 77 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Senate Republicans are making noises about maybe ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 07:47 AM PST with 44 Recommends
You know the GOP is in trouble when the Wall Street Journal editorial ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 185 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 04:00 PM PST with 321 Recommends
So long, Congress—we won't miss you and neither will anyone else for that matter, ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 11:50 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Fox News's Howard Kurtz is flummoxed. "Why is Warren depicted as a populist true believer and Cruz as a wacko bird?" Kurtz wondered in a piece ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 203 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 09:06 PM PST with 185 Recommends
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. - Edmund ...
by Samuel Vargo
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 11:35 PM PST with 3 Recommends
*UPDATE After an earlier vote to extend the voting deadline, the Senate went ahead and signed away on the $1.1 trillion spending bill, 56-40. Three of the 21 Democrats who voted against the bill ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 10:49 PM PST with 57 Recommends
The lights will stay on tonight In case you were stressing out about this ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 01:02 PM PST with 14 Recommends
When I wake up in the morning, I sometimes like to read the Philadelphia Inquirer between breakfast and washing up. Often I turn immediately to the editorial page. I look at the various opinion ...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 07:25 PM PST with 7 Recommends
by claytoonz
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:01 AM PST with 7 Recommends
President Barack Obama has officially announced that he would sign the CRomnibus bill , which contains a ton of Republican-backed special interest riders that, among other things, makes it easier ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 740 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 10:17 AM PST with 256 Recommends
It looks as if any day now, congressional Republicans will muzzle their threat of an annual shutdown of the federal government. At least maybe the media will shut up their ridiculous song and dance ...
by wolfbane in AZ
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 05:40 PM PST with 4 Recommends