Air Force One took off from suburban Maryland today at 11:13 a.m. and landed 48 minutes later in Cleveland. For Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) -- who says he plans to vote no on the president's health-care bill -- it must have felt like a much long
Watch the video Rep. Tom Perriello (D-VA) said, "if you don't tie our hands, we will keep stealing."
Mitt Romney's Massachusetts health care monster: the gift that keeps on taking. Mitt Romney may have minions stashed at various squishy so-called conservative sites around the blogosphere singing the ex-Massachusetts governor’s praises, but they swal
Sen. Jay Rockefeller alarmed technology and telecommunications firms last year when he announced a plan for the president to seize "emergency" control of the Internet. Now the West Virginia Democrat is trying again with a new version that aides hop
In their quest for the truth over 60,000 infuriated Greek citizens take to the streets in central Athens because the cash strapped government faces a financial reckoning. The Obama administration has prepared itself for eventually the same demands fo
The first of several Democratic job-creation efforts cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday and appeared to be headed toward final congressional approval.
Eric Massa spilled on the corrupt process that ObamaCare has become. Is the Dem a lying dirtbag or an evil PR genius? Are conservatives "duped" by publicizing his allegations?
Popular sites such as YouTube could be blocked under new proposals to cut copyright infringement. The High Court could be given the power to issue an injunction against a website accused of hosting "substantial" amounts of copyright-infringing mate
"In order to avoid my colleagues having to defend me during their elections, I have this morning sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi asking her to grant me a leave of absence until such time [after the elections] as the Ethics Committee completes its wor
Government also struggles with money, but the struggle centers on how to get more of your money into government coffers. Rather than expanding the Federal budget in the face of economic downturn, we should be focusing on eliminating waste and being
Rep. Trent Franks (R) of Arizona has long been one of Congress's most embarrassing members. But this week, the right-wing lawmaker may have reached a new depth. Franks was speaking with blogger Mike Stark about civility and public discourse.
Mitch McConnell says Republicans may very well go along with Porkulus II. And why not? It's not more of the taxpayers money--it's their kid's money.
In his February 2nd letter, Dr. Sam Kennedy promised a final remedy to enslavement at the hands of corporations posing as legitimate government. Now, Dr. Kennedy represents an end, once and for all, at the source, to the arrests & foreclosures.
Is it possible that our Federal Reserve has had some hand in bailing out Greece? The fact is, we don’t know, and current laws exempt agreements between the Fed and foreign central banks from disclosure or audit.
The law requires convicted sex offenders to be registered with the government, making it easier to track their whereabouts. "The idea is to notify law enforcement officials in those countries that people are traveling," said Lungren, who called sex t
Continually increasing the debt is one of the logical outcomes of Keynesianism, since more government spending is always their answer. It is claimed that government must not stop spending when the economy is so fragile. Government must act. Yet, wh
Requests filed by victims of child pornography are forcing federal judges to grapple with tough questions: Is someone who possesses an abusive image responsible for the harm suffered by a particular child? And how much should that person pay?
Surviving the highest casualty rate in the US Armed Services during WWII, Merchant Mariners returned home after the war with no veterans status and no benefits. Now, a bill to thank the Mariners, which has 60 Senate sponsors, languishes in a committ
Judicial Watch has discovered that Nancy Pelosi stuck taxpayers with the bills for babysitting and flying her kids and grandkids across the country. Doug Ross found that she used the military to do it even when no congressional representatives were
President Obama called on Congress to create a bipartisan panel that would look at ways to rein in the country's soaring deficits. Obama said the country faced a "serious fiscal situation" that stemmed from the recession he inherited from Bush
Washington DC police can arrest a woman in any area they've declared a prostitution free zone. And in a backasswards move to curb prostitution, carrying more than two condoms is considered proof of intention to prostitute.
Last week, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission kicked off their 1st round of hearings on the causes of the economic meltdown on Wall Street. This panel will eventually come to the firm conclusion that government needs to be bigger
Senator Schumer (D-NY) and John Conyers (D-MI) are behind the coming Universal Voter Registration bill. It’s big, bad, ugly–and it ought to be labeled: the Democrat Hack Politician Full Employment Act. Today it was confirmed there's work being done o
Shhhhhhh. The perks of Senate membership just got sweeter. For the first time, all 100 members of the chamber will have their own cloistered hideaways in the U.S. Capitol, traditionally a coveted mark of seniority and clout that lowly freshmen could
They met in the first-class cabin on a bumpy flight between Detroit and Washington, a gruff lion of a lawmaker from Michigan and a young lobbyist for General Motors, granddaughter of one of the company's pioneer executives.
Buried in Government health insurance option appears doomed, is a revealing quote by Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA). Part of the Democrat Leadership Team, Becerra’s statement might well be the best slogan the Tea Party movement could have been
Who, on the Republican side will step up to put love of country ahead of scorn by a corrupted Senate--and and even more corrupted media? Who will be 2010’s Mr. Smith? Will there be one?
Three years before Allen Stanford's worldwide banking network collapsed, he called on a key member of the Caribbean Caucus to help him settle a crisis. The president of his bank in Venezuela had turned on Stanford after being accused of stealing
Faced with huge budget shortfalls and little extra money to throw around, state lawmakers exercised their (inexpensive) power to clamp down [tax and prohibit] on impolite, unhealthy and sometimes dangerous behaviors in 2009.
The FCC's attention for now is on TV broadcasters, which hold nearly 300 megahertz of airwaves that are mainly used to serve just 10 percent of American homes — those that still rely solely on over-the-air TV signals.