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Government reaches debt limit

Government reaches debt limit

The Treasury Department scrambled Monday to move money around as the US government hits its debt limit, preventing Uncle Sam from borrowing any more money to stay afloat while Congress…

Republican discord increases over Medicare changes

Republican discord increases over Medicare changes

A widening split within the GOP is splitting the party apart as it struggles to deal with increasing criticism of the proposed Medicare overhaul plan. Congressman Paul Ryan, architect of…

Trump to self: You’re fired

Trump to self: You’re fired

Reality show host and real estate developer Donald Trump fired himself from the 2012 Presidential sweepstakes but went out with typical bluster — claiming he could win if he ran.…

Tea Party pot has gone cold with Americans

Tea Party pot has gone cold with Americans

Poll after poll shows the American public fed up with the tea party and its phony claims as a grassroots movement. Support for the party sits at 30 percent or…

FBI snooping into more citizen’s lives with national security letters

FBI snooping into more citizen’s lives with national security letters

The Federal Bureau of Investigation last year expanded its intrusion into the personal lives of Americans, targeting more than 14,000 with rights-robbing “national security letters” to pry into phone records,…

Widespread GOP hypocrisy revealed in Ensign affair

Widespread GOP hypocrisy revealed in Ensign affair

The sex and hush-money scandal that brought down former Nev. Senator John Ensign is spreading across the Republican party like a permanent stain, stripping bare the party’s hypocrisy on family…

Dennis Kucinich may take his act on the road

Dennis Kucinich may take his act on the road

Dennis Kucinich — the maverick liberal House Democrat who is an outcast even within his own party — is soon to be a man without a Congressional district. And the…

Ron Paul’s racism emerges once again

Ron Paul’s racism emerges once again

Twice-failed Presidential wannabe Ron Paul’s racism is never far from the surface and reappeared Friday when he admitted to MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that he would not have voted for the…

Mike Huckabee just says ‘no’ to Presidential run

Mike Huckabee just says ‘no’ to Presidential run

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee decided to just say “no” to a Presidential run, leaving the right wing of the Republican Party with one less candidate and no clear voice…

Pornography collection found at bin Laden compound

Pornography collection found at bin Laden compound

A sizeable stash of pornography was among the items seized when U.S. Navy SEALs raided the Pakistani hideout of Osama bin Laden, almost two weeks ago, U.S. officials say. The…