Republican Senators, Dum-Dum Bullets and Other Pointy-Headed Things …

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I hope to hell that image haunts you. Because that’s the raw truth that we’re being kept from. Dum-dums were already outlawed BEFORE the Geneva Conventions. Continue reading

Partisan Sniping Infects Even The Bipartisan Transportation Bill

Last fall, Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee together linked arms to unanimously approve a new federal transportation bill. The committee’s liberal chairwoman, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and conservative ranking Republican, Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma, alike cheered the ability of the legislation, known … Continue reading

Capitol Idea: It’s Time to Nuke Senate Republicans

There’s been much talk in recent years in the U.S. Senate of “going nuclear,” or of triggering a “nuclear option.”    Well, it’s time. No, make that well past time, for President Obama to go nuclear on Senate Republicans.    The Senate GOP has steadily ratcheted up its obstruction of … Continue reading

President Vows To Fight For His Jobs Act: ‘I Will Not Take No For an Answer’

Senate Republicans may have tried this week to kill President Obama’s American Jobs Act, but the president refuses to let his $447 billion legislative package die quietly. The president’s re-election campaign late Wednesday released an email to supporters that included a video message from Obama himself, in which he vowed … Continue reading