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Posturing Palin pushes right-wing fanaticism in Iowa

Posturing Palin pushes right-wing fanaticism in Iowa

Failed Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, hanging on to her gadfly position with the obstinate tea party, claimed in Iowa Saturday that the right wing needs “to…

Right wing to GOP: OK to shut down government again

Right wing to GOP: OK to shut down government again

The rabid right wing of the Republican Party may have taken a beating in state elections Tuesday but that hasn’t stopped them from stepping up the pressure on pliable Republican…

Congress, staffs get more protection from Obamacare costs

Congress, staffs get more protection from Obamacare costs

While the real cost of Obamacare remains a huge unknown for millions of Americans, Congress as usual found a way to exempt itself from parts of the threat that could…

House Republicans claim necessity to veer to the right

House Republicans claim necessity to veer to the right

Ask a typical Republican in the House of Representatives what it takes to keep his or her job and they will say something like “go to the right, stay to…

John Boehner: A non-relevant and failed Speaker of the House

John Boehner: A non-relevant and failed Speaker of the House

When the clockers and watchers gather in Washington to talk about failure, a name that pops up most often is House Speaker John Boehner. Using terms that range from “disappointment”…

Paranoia, panic among gun owners leads to shortages in firearms, ammo

Paranoia, panic among gun owners leads to shortages in firearms, ammo

Panicky gun owners, paranoid that the government is going to take away their firearms and ammo, are going on spending sprees for both guns and bullets, creating shortages and driving…

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s own history of racism

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s own history of racism

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who claims recent Tweets about his Asian-born wife are “racist attacks” should know a thing or two about racism because he has come under fire…

The Boy Scouts, haven for sexual predators, may openly admit gays

The Boy Scouts, haven for sexual predators, may openly admit gays

The Boy Scouts of America plans to vote this week on whether or not to end its longstanding ban on gay members and leaders, an ironic move by a group…

Cantor endorses Romney for GOP Presidential nod

Cantor endorses Romney for GOP Presidential nod

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Sunday endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination for President. Cantor, a Republican from Virginia, said Romney is the only candidate with a “pro-growth, pro-jobs…

Bitter Olympia Snowe leaving Senate

Bitter Olympia Snowe leaving Senate

Maine Senator Olympia Snowe, saying she is tired of “wasting precious time” in a bitter divided Congress, announced Tuesday she will not seek re-election in November. “We could have done…

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