Capitol Idea: April’s Fool: Will it be John Boehner, or the Tea Party?

You can always count on Sen. Chuck Schumer to get to the heart of a matter with a good quote. “So Speaker Boehner is caught between a shutdown and a hard place,” the voluble New Yorker says. “He has caught a tiger by the tail in the form of the … Continue reading

Tax-Deductible Invasions

          Millions of Americans gave George W. Bush unquestioned support when he diverted personnel and resources from the war against al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden to invade Iraq.            Several million fewer opposed the invasion, stating that the primary mission was to destroy the enemy hiding in Afghanistan that destroyed … Continue reading

EPA Admits to Glitches in Radiation Monitors in U.S.

This is so disconcerting… The EPA has admitted to glitches in radiation monitors in the U.S.: And then there’s this… “The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration say that very low levels of radiation have turned up in a sample of milk from the West Coast state … Continue reading

Boxer: Rove Groups Pledge $120 Million Against Democrats In 2012 Election

Organizations associated with prominent Republican strategist Karl Rove plan to spend $120 million to defeat Democrats in the 2012 elections, according to Sen. Barbara Boxer. A former top aide to President George W. Bush, Rove helped form such groups as American Crossroads and American Crossroads GPS, which spent heavily on … Continue reading

Sens. Rally Against GOP Social Security Plan

Several senators rallied Monday with more than 300 supporters against Republican plans to reform Social Security. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) appeared at the event alongside Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), telling Republicans to “Back Off Social Security.” Rep. Paul … Continue reading

President Obama Makes His Case for Libya

Addressing the nation live tonight from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., President Obama made his case for U.S. military operations in Libya: Obama said “that the military operations in Libya have succeeded in averting a humanitarian catastrophe,” and he “pledged that the United States would continue to scale back its … Continue reading

GE’s World

GE is living in their own little corporate world apparently where they can screw the U.S. Government by not paying taxes and then turn around and screw their workers too… Last week, the New York Times reported that, despite making $14.2 billion in profits, General Electric, the largest corporation in … Continue reading