Rand Paul: Another result of inbred Republican racism

Rand Paul: Another result of inbred Republican racism

In an all too typical move by the rabid reactionary Republicans who believe the only future for their obsolete political party lies in a return to the intolerant, racist past, the obsolete leadership of the clan of the elephant is promoting another failure for office — Rand Paul, the lackluster and racially-tinged Kentucky Senator and […]

Rand Paul busy plotting 2016 Presidential bid

Rand Paul busy plotting 2016 Presidential bid

Republican Sen. Rand Paul opened his presidential exploration tour Friday with a splashy set of speaking engagements in Iowa designed to broaden his tea party brand into something more mainstream and, perhaps, viable. The son of former Texas Rep. Ron Paul was the headliner at a marquee Republican dinner and was expected to meet with […]

The unending list of failures who lead America today

The unending list of failures who lead America today

When the watchers and clockers comment nowadays on the circus in Washington, the measurement is not who, if anyone, is successful. Instead, performance depends on who is less of a failure than the next person. Success is not an option. There is little doubt among those with IQs above that of an average plant that […]

Boston bombing aftermath sidetracks immigration bill debate

Congressional advocates of comprehensive U.S. immigration legislation were diverted into a sometimes testy debate on Monday over whether the measure should be delayed because of questions arising from the Boston Marathon bombing allegedly carried out by two immigrant brothers. The idea of holding up the legislation gained some ground with the support of U.S. Senator […]

Domestic use of drones raises privacy questions

Domestic use of drones raises privacy questions

It’s a good bet that in the not-so-distant future aerial drones will be part of Americans‘ everyday lives, performing countless useful functions. A far cry from the killing machines whose missiles incinerate terrorists, these generally small, unmanned aircraft will help farmers more precisely apply water and pesticides to crops, saving money and reducing environmental impacts. […]

Republicans: A party where failure is the only option

Republicans: A party where failure is the only option

After failing, once again, to capture the Presidency last fall, a number of Republicans sat down and wondered aloud what — if anything — could be done to reverse the party’s failed fortunes in the future. That gathering was followed by a series of meetings among party leaders, elected officials and consultants to find an […]

Air Force now hiding data on drone strikes

Air Force now hiding data on drone strikes

With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about air strikes carried out by unmanned planes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries. U.S. Central Command, which oversees the Afghanistan war, said in a statement the data had […]