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 […]

Obama’s attempts to steer Campaign 2012 away from his economic failures

Obama’s attempts to steer Campaign 2012 away from his economic failures

Some see President Barack Obama’s recent declarations on immigration and gay marriage as bold political steps by an incumbent whose record of leadership is, at best, spotty. Others see such ploys as risky business in a political environment where strong stances polarize voters both for and against a candidate. But Obama is trying anything — […]

And the eventual winner in Iowa is Ron Paul

And the eventual winner in Iowa is Ron Paul

Texas Congressman, the self-declared “outsider” who conceded the GOP Presidential nomination to Mitt Romney recently, is still playing an “inside” game to amass delegates and play a potential spoiler role at the party’s convention in Tampa in August. Paul’s determined supporters won the bulk of delegates from Iowa over the weekend at a convention that […]

Rielle Hunter: “I wasn’t John Edwards’ only mistress’

Rielle Hunter: “I wasn’t John Edwards’ only mistress’

Rielle Hunter, the mistress who brought down the once-promising political career of former Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards, reveals in a new tell-all book that she wasn’t the only one screwing the former political star. In her book, “What Really Happened,” Hunter says she knew of at least two other longtime mistresses that Edwards […]

With a Supreme Court decision looming on health care, both sides prepare their spin

With a Supreme Court decision looming on health care, both sides prepare their spin

With a ruling by the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s so-called “health care reform” law expected as early as today, both sides of the contentious debate are waiting, spin-sheets in hand, for a decision that could frame the election this year. Both proponents and opponents have prepared contingency plans for dealing […]

Sarah Palin’s hypocrisy in Las Vegas showcases right-wing’s habit of excusing the sins of their own

Sarah Palin’s hypocrisy in Las Vegas showcases right-wing’s habit of excusing the sins of their own

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin — the one who quit before her first term was up — told 750 self-righteous right wingers gathering in Las Vegas this weekend to “never spin or cover up for GOP screw-ups.” Good advice for any political partisan. Too bad Palin and her faithful following don’t practice what they preach. […]