Obama earlier this week called on Congress to ban the sale of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips as he announced that Vice President Joe Biden would lead an effort to develop "concrete proposals" to stem gun violence. H
No, this ISN’T a fundraising letter; it’s a call to arms If you’ve been reading my column recently, you know I’ve been writing about Chuck Hagel, who is apparently the frontrunner to replace the evil Leon Panetta as Secretary of Defense.
Whatever the reason, the nation can’t wait 15 years for executives and politicians to address other serious issues facing the country, especially the unsustainable welfare state. In 15 years, the nation will be well past the point of no return, and
Obama always promised to take on the special interests. Now he is set to square off against the strongest interest group of all.
With President Barack Obama endorsing sweeping gun restrictions in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, prices for handgun magazines are surging on EBay (EBAY) and semi-automatic rifles are sold out.
Even without Congress, Obama could act to restrict guns ...
President Barack Obama has made a move towards stronger gun control in the U.S. The proposal comes after the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school that took the lives of 26 people, including 20 children.
During a news conference on Wednesday, Obama said that a “majority of Americans support laws requiring background checks before all gun purchases so that criminals can’t take advantage of legal loopholes.”
4 State Dept officials were removed from their posts after an independent panel criticized the “grossly inadequate” security at a diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, that was attacked on Sept. 11, leading to the deaths of Ambassador J. Christophe
I vote for Plan C: Jumping off the fiscal cliff and hope for a deep abyss.
Progress in talks in avoid a fiscal crisis appeared to stall on Wednesday as President Barack Obama accused Republicans of digging in their heels due to a personal grudge against him, while a Republican leader called the president "irrational."
The deal between the White House and congressional Republicans includes changes to the cost-of-living formula that amount to needless cuts for seniors.
Barack Obama is likely to put forward yet another attempt to regulate weapons through one ban or another.
In the wake of last Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that killed 20 children and seven others, President Barack Obama is expected to announce today the formation of a gun violence task force.
"If the victims of Mr Obama's drone strikes are mentioned by the state at all, they are discussed in terms which suggest that they are less than human.
President Obama "strongly" supports the renewal of the assault weapons ban and would back new gun legislation, the White House said Tuesday, as the president spoke to a pro-gun senator who has shifted his position since Friday's mass shooting in Conn
Barack Obama's tears for the children of Newtown are in stark contrast to his silence over the children murdered by his drones.
And A Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Getting Closer
From its policies in Libya to its approach to Syria, the Obama administration has been a disappointment on the world stage in 2012.
Bloomberg is reporting that President Barack Obama is weighing a "Social Security concession" in negotiation of a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
The parents of a slain U.S. Border Patrol agent have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the botched "Fast and Furious" federal sting operation that saw guns purchased in the United States slip to suspected criminals in Mexico. The l
"In recent weeks, questions have been raised in Congress and among public interest groups about the use of one or more secondary email accounts and aliases by you and potentially other officials at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)," they wro
President Obama is leaning strongly toward naming John Kerry, the Massachusetts senator and unsuccessful Democratic nominee for president 8 years ago, to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, according to administration officials and friends
(Even the lapdogs aren't happy about it!) Then, I think, he is to retake it publicly on Monday the 21st at the public inauguration. If so, then we are to (again?) take their word for it that he took the proper Oath as required by Art 2, Sec 1, Clause 8 of the Constitution.Read Letter
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who skipped an overseas trip this week because of a stomach virus, sustained a concussion after fainting. Aides do not expect her to testify as scheduled at congressional hearings into the Sept. 11 attack against
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice withdrew her name as President Obama’s leading candidate for secretary of state, saying the administration could not afford the “lengthy, disruptive and costly” confirmation process her Republican critics have promised.
Congressman Chaffetz said he has been “thwarted” by the State Department from seeing any Americans who survived the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. Many people forget that there were Americans who survived
Beyond Benghazi: Partisan Rift over Susan Rice Ignores Hawkish Record on War, Africa and Keystone XL
Republicans have blasted U.S. Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice for her TV comments about the fatal attack in Benghazi, Libya, but her real unfitness to be Secretary of State rests in her excessive careerism and insufficient compassion, says ex-CIA ana
Libertarian minded Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, and liberal Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, would seem like an odd pair on any issue.