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Obama’s tax bill turns into a Christmas tree

Obama’s tax bill turns into a Christmas tree

‘ Tis the season and President Barack Obama‘s controversial grab bag of tax cuts, unemployment benefits and other goodies is turning into a typical “Christmas tree” legislation that packs a…

Obama the butt of jokes, anger from his own party

Obama the butt of jokes, anger from his own party

Poor Barack Obama. His critics say he’s the new Ronald Reagan. They joke about him at caucus meetings and call him names openly in front of colleagues. They say he…

Doug Thompson: Memo to Republicans: Remember the real lessons of 1994

Doug Thompson: Memo to Republicans: Remember the real lessons of 1994

When Republicans captured control of Congress in the 1994 elections, they misunderstood the mood of angry voters who threw out Democrats to vent their anger at both the party of…

Someone frisked India’s ambassador: Bad idea

Someone frisked India’s ambassador: Bad idea

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced concern Thursday about an incident where India’s ambassador to Washington was frisked at an airport and vowed to try to prevent repeat incidents. “We…

Visa suspends payments to WikiLeaks

Visa suspends payments to WikiLeaks

Visa says it has suspended all payments to WikiLeaks pending an investigation of the organization’s business. Visa’s decision is a powerful blow to the loosely knit organization, which relies on…

Elizabeth Edwards near death from cancer

Elizabeth Edwards near death from cancer

Elizabeth Edwards, the political wife whose battle with cander stood as a sad counterpoint to her husband’s dalliances with a campaign aide, is near death. America watched with horror was…

Barack Obama completes his sell-out

Barack Obama completes his sell-out

Barack Obama’s metamorphosis from symbol of change in Washington to puppet of a system still dominated by the Republican Party is complete.  The great black hope of progressives is gone,…

Is Obama even worth saving?

Is Obama even worth saving?

Barack Obama today stands alone — a President without a party that supports him, an electorate that no longer trusts him and and destroyed coalition of independents that feel abandoned…

Charles Rangel:Expel the son-of-a-bitch

Charles Rangel:Expel the son-of-a-bitch

So, the United States House of Representatives dressed down Good-time Charles Rangel for his corrupt, slimeball ways. It’s called “censure,” which is the second-toughest punishment the House can hand down…

Tiger Woods gets the Law & Order treatment

Tiger Woods gets the Law & Order treatment

Tiger Woods may want to skip this week’s episode of “Law & Order: Los Angeles.” The plot on Wednesday’s show includes a philandering golf star and his club-wielding wife. When…