The Holder debacle: Just petty politics as usual in a town where lying is the name of the game

The Holder debacle: Just petty politics as usual in a town where lying is the name of the game

Republicans in the House of Representatives, set to vote Thursday on a contempt citation against Attorney General Eric Holder, say the battle is about Presidential abuse of power and lying to Congress. Of course, many of these same Republicans sat on their hands during the administration of George W. Bush when he used executive privileges […]

Sources: Substance abuse, not exhaustion, led to Jesse Jackson Jr.’s ‘leave of absence’

Sources: Substance abuse, not exhaustion, led to Jesse Jackson Jr.’s ‘leave of absence’

Sources close to supporters of Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. say the “medical leave of absence for treatment of exhaustion” announced Monday is a cover story for a history of substance abuse by the son of civil right leader Rev. Jesse Jackson. “The Congressman has substance abuse issues,” a former aide told Capitol Hill Blue […]

Condi Rice nails Obama on immigration, praises Romney at GOP fundraiser

Condi Rice nails Obama on immigration, praises Romney at GOP fundraiser

Condoleezza Rice, George W. Bush’s Secretary of State, unloaded on President Barack Obama at a Republican shindig Monday night, knocking his actions on immigration while delivering strong praise for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Speaking to a party fundraiser at the Capitol Hill Blue — a Republican hangout just steps from the Cannon House Office […]

How the government monitors, watches and investigates your life 24/7

How the government monitors, watches and investigates your life 24/7

For most Americans, it is virtually impossible to escape scrutiny, surveillance and investigation by the government. Nearly every action, financial transaction, Internet browse and travel habit is capture by various systems, analyzed for for patterns and — if a “pre-defined” pattern is found — referred to law enforcement for investigation. When you use a credit […]

Abuses of power and threats against freedom increased under Obama and GOP-controlled Congress

Abuses of power and threats against freedom increased under Obama and GOP-controlled Congress

Constitutional abuses and threats against freedom for Americans have increased dramatically during Barack Obama’s Presidency and since Republicans regained control of the House of Representatives, an investigation by Capitol Hill Blue reveals. Warrantless wiretaps are on the rise and the Obama justice department not only continued the aggressive, freedom-robbing policies of the George W. Bush […]

Ron Paul supporters file lawsuit charging intimidation, fraud in delegate selection process

Ron Paul supporters file lawsuit charging intimidation, fraud in delegate selection process

Texas Congressman and GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul‘s supporters are suing the Republican National Committee and most state parties, saying they were intimidated in a party-controlled primary process that robbed their candidate’s chances of winning the Presidential nomination. But Dr. Paul has distanced himself from the legal battle.  His campaign says he doesn’t support the […]

Show me the money: Romney continues to outpace Obama in campaign fund raising

Show me the money: Romney continues to outpace Obama in campaign fund raising

During the bitter primary fight for the Republican presidential nomination, opponents of Mitt Romney claimed that while the now-presumptive GOP nominee could out-fund-raise and outspend his GOP opponents, he would not be able to match incumbent President Barack Obama’s campaign money machine. But Romney is raising more money than Obama and the trend appears likely […]

Defiant Eric Holder tells Congress to stuff its contempt citation

Defiant Eric Holder tells Congress to stuff its contempt citation

A defiant Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out at House Republicans over a contempt of Congress citation from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, calling the 23-17 party-line vote “an extraordinary, unprecedented and entirely unnecessary action, intended to provoke an avoidable conflict between Congress and the Executive Branch.” Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, angry over […]

A relaxed, laid-back Romney? That’s the report from the boys and girls on the bus

A relaxed, laid-back Romney?  That’s the report from the boys and girls on the bus

Is Mitt Romney finally learning how to campaign? Could be, if one can believe reports from the campaign trail. Kasie Hunt of The Associated Press says Romney is now “looser and largely gaffe-free” on the stump. Reports Hunt: The personal stories were slightly awkward. The small-town events tended toward the corny. His chats with voters […]