November 19, 2017 | In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Is the Congressional "super committee" charged with crafting a debt-reduction compromise stalled in a partisan mess or are they making progress towards a deal? Depends on who you talk to. Congressional sources tell Capitol Hill Blue that both sides are closing...
Americans may be sharply divided on many fronts but they can agree when it comes those who run the government. Congress stinks and anyone who seeks or holds public office ain't that hot either. Gallup's latest poll says 81 percent of...
President Barack Obama continued his march to the left Sunday, unleashing a blistering attack against Republicans, charging them with trying to "cripple" America through what he called regressive policies. "From the moment I took office," he said, "what we've seen...
Rebellious Republicans thumbed their noses at their leaders in the House of Representative Wednesday and defeated a GOP-sponsored bill that would have funded the federal government beyond Sept. 30. The defeat -- a clear embarrassment for GOP leaders -- could...
No one expected Congressional Republicans to embrace President Barack Obama's massive deficit reduction plan after he unveiled it Monday in a Rose Garden address. Everyone was right on that guess. "Pitting one group of Americans against another is not leadership," House...
Sounding cooperative but drawing a firm line on tax increases, House Republican leaders said on Friday they see some areas of possible agreement with President Barack Obama on his jobs plan. Extending a tax break for businesses that allows them...

Boehner disses Obama jobs plan

The top Republican in Congress on Thursday dismissed President Barack Obama's jobs-creation package as a "poor substitute" for policies that would boost the economy and ruled out tax increases as a way to close the country's budget gap. In a...
The special "super committee" tackling U.S. deficit reduction was meant to operate independently and free from outside influence -- but Washington's corps of high-paid lobbyists has found a way in. They have descended on the Congress in recent days to...
Congress may be in the doghouse with the American public, but the broader government — especially the military — gets high marks for keeping the nation safe and secure, a new poll suggests. What's more, nearly seven in 10 Americans...
Republicans blocked an effort Monday by Senate Democrats to quickly pass a $7 billion aid package for victims of recent natural disasters like Hurricane Irene, tornadoes in the Midwest and the South and floods along the Mississippi, Missouri and...