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McConnell proposes way to end debt-limit stalemate

McConnell proposes way to end debt-limit stalemate

The level of frustration felt by some on Capitol Hill has reached the point that even a Republican leader is proposing giving President Barack Obama the power to increase the…

Ron Paul opts out of Congress

Ron Paul opts out of Congress

Texas Congressman — and twice-failed Presidential candidate — Ron Paul is effectively ending his political career by choosing to give up his seat in Congress to concentrate on a third…

Pawlenty blasts Bachmann

Pawlenty blasts Bachmann

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a “nonexistent” record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress. Pawlenty, who’s behind in the polls and lagging…

GOP backs away from Obamacare repeal

GOP backs away from Obamacare repeal

Republicans stormed into control of the House after the 2010 elections determined to repeal Obamacare. They promised to replace the controversial health care “reform” with something else. That was then.…

Even the right is pissed at Republicans

Even the right is pissed at Republicans

Republican intransigence on lifting the debt ceiling is angering those on both sides of the debate with even some on the right saying the GOP is taking a big chance…

Debt-limit chicken

Debt-limit chicken

Like a high-stakes poker game with other peoples’ money, Democrats and Republicans continue to posture, ponder and pontificate in their game of debt-limit chicken as the deadline for raising the…

Bye bye Biden?

Bye bye Biden?

Is Joe Biden an endangered species in the Obama White House? Conservative media outlets say “yes.”  New York Post Columnist Fred Dicker claims prominent Democrats and Republicans say Obama could…

The Cain mutiny

The Cain mutiny

First Newt Gingrich, now Herman Cain. Key staffers are jumping ship from the long-shot Presidential campaign of the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO — thought by some to be the GOP…

GOP undermines financial reform

GOP undermines financial reform

Congressional Republicans declared war on President Barack Obama‘s financial overhaul as soon as it it became law last year and they are using every tool at their disposal to weaken…

Independence Day

Independence Day

  The following sticker appears on the back of two of my motorcycle helmets: I’m not a Democrat. I’m not a Republican. I’m an American. There is a difference. That…