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Republicans willing to destroy U.S. credit over debt limit

Republicans willing to destroy U.S. credit over debt limit

House Republicans appear more than willing to destroy the “full faith and credit” rating of the United States to force their demands for massive spending cuts and budget reforms on…

Rep. Paul Ryan booed at town hall meeting

Rep. Paul Ryan booed at town hall meeting

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, architect of the GOP budget that preserves tax breaks for the wealthy and phases out Medicare, took his message to a series of town hall…

BP lays a lot of cash on House Republicans

BP lays a lot of cash on House Republicans

Oil mega-giant British Petroleum knows that if it wants to keep polluting the Gulf of Mexico it will need support from the Republicans in Congress. So that’s where the oil…

The Gulf oil spill disaster: One year later

The Gulf oil spill disaster: One year later

Relatives of the 11 men who died aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig are flying over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, back to the epicenter of the worst offshore…

3-D erotic comedy takes Hong Kong box office

3-D erotic comedy takes Hong Kong box office

A pioneering 3-D erotic comedy has taken the Hong Kong box office by storm, beating the first-day record set by “Avatar” and drawing viewers from mainland China as it eyes…

Symbol of GOP desperation: Donald Trump

Symbol of GOP desperation: Donald Trump

A true indicator of just how desperate Republicans have become can be found in their fascination with Donald Trump.   Most political logic points to dismissal of Trump’s flirting with…

DoD report clears McChrystal, slams Rolling Stone

DoD report clears McChrystal, slams Rolling Stone

A Department of Defense investigation casts doubt on many of the claims made against Gen. Stanley McChrystal in a controversial Rolling Stone article that cost the general his job as…

Arizona governor slaps down ‘birther’ law

Arizona governor slaps down ‘birther’ law

In a rare moment of sanity in a state not known for logic, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Monday vetoed a controversial bill that would require Presidential candidates to prove their…

GOP takes nation on a sharp turn to the right: Are they going too far?

GOP takes nation on a sharp turn to the right: Are they going too far?

The rabid right-wing of the Republican Party, swept into office in Congress and taking over statehouses in many states because of widespread voter dissatisfaction with the status quo, is wasting…

Obama: A one-term President?

Obama: A one-term President?

  President Barack Obama’s public approval ratings is heading back into the cellar with a new Gallup Poll showing just 41 percent of Americans giving him a thumbs up for…