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