But according to one of President Obama’s former body guards it’s much worse than we can even imagine.
Last week’s column, “Is There a Way Out?”, generated quite a few responses, some a bit angry.
Members of Congress are routinely using campaign committees as a personal “slush fund,” usings “Leadership PACs” to fund trips to high-ranking golf courses, NFL games and other destinations – and are even personally making money off the PACs by
You have to watch the exchange to believe it, but it ends with Rogers insisting that "you can't have your privacy violated if you don't know your privacy is violated, right?" Vladeck immediately disagreed and Rogers seemed to find it astounding
On October 24, 2012, a CIA drone killed my 67-year old mother and injured my children,” said a Pakistani schoolteacher before a Congressional briefing on Tuesday.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gave the clearest indication that proponents of comprehensive immigration reform may make their final--and strongest--push to get legislation passed next year after House Republicans make it through their primaries.
Reid rebuked the Nevada Public Radio host when he was asked what Republicans would have to concede to get Medicare and Social Security cuts on the table. “You keep talking about Medicare and Social Security. Get something else in your brain. Stop
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday disputed Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-Calif.) claim that the government's phone record collection program is not "surveillance."
Settling the nuclear controversy with Iran peacefully will require courage on President Obama’s part. Does he have what it will take to resist those who prefer war?
Did you know that the U.S. national debt has increased by more than a trillion dollars in just over 12 months?
Netanyahu Focused on Keeping Congress From Easing Sanctions
While the evil Republicans and the evil Democrats were voting together on the House Floor to add the final nail to the coffin of the Republic a House stenographer rushed the dais and loudly expressed her view of the whole tawdry affair:
We're now almost two weeks into the government shutdown, and there's been no shortage of outrage over the fact that Congress remains unable to figure out how to end it. Recent polling has shown record levels of support for replacing every member of C
Irish voters have rejected a proposal to abolish the upper house of Parliament, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who had championed the measure, which had been widely expected to pass.
“The American people should realize that their politicians play with their destinies as well as the destinies of other oppressed nations for the sake of their personal vested interests,” the Taliban said in a statement.
Motorists accused of failing to pay any government fee, no matter how insignificant, could find their cars held for ransom until the alleged debt is paid under legislation introduced last month in the Michigan state legislature.
In seven days, the federal government runs out of money.
What the consequences of this “shutdown” will be? Do federal regulations no longer need to be obeyed? Are we no longer required to pay federal taxes? Have all of America’s current wars ended? Will drone bombers no longer function and
If you spent one million dollars a day, every day, from the day Christ was said to have been born, today, you still would not have spent a trillion. We are so far past repayment, and they still spend at breakneck speed. It is all meaningless.
The focus in on the NSA controversy and ObamaCare got us thinking — what are the worst laws passed by Congress? So we did some thinking and came up with some of the most egregious laws to be passed by Congress. The list was so large that we had to cu
Senator John McCain was just sure he could pick moderates in Syria worth supporting. To prove his point he made a trip to Syria this spring to demonstrate how much the insurgents were just like us, struggling for democracy and equal rights for all.
We have a Constitution that prohibits warrantless searches and seizures. We have a government — and a President — who previously misled us about the existence of such programs. We have Senators who knew of the prior deception
Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., who has called Cruz a “fraud” for his efforts to defund Obamacare, said supporters of the Texas senator have been bombarding his office with “vile” phone calls. “The vehemence of the phone calls coming into the office. I don’
The mainstream media would have you believe the Republicans and Democrats are preparing for a high-noon stand-off in front of the O.K. Corral. Both parties do seem to be playing into the narrative. The Republican-controlled House voted for the 42nd t
A Texas appellate court has overturned the conviction of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) for allegedly scheming to influence Texas state elections with corporate money.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday implored Senate colleagues to support a sweeping overhaul of federal sentencing guidelines, saying they disproportionately affect minorities and are reminiscent of Jim Crow-era laws.
Senator Vitter demanded a floor vote on his bill to end an exemption that members of Congress and their staffs are slated to get that will make them the only participants in the new Obamacare exchanges to receive generous subsidies
When a group of people have been struggling for a long time to do something very hard, and they finally win a significant victory, it's good to take some time to reflect.
“We’re diverted totally from what this bill is about. Why? Because the anarchists have taken over,” Reid said on the Senate floor. “They’ve taken over the House and now they’ve taken over the Senate.
It’s a trying time for the warmongers. A deluge of national polls reveal a public decidedly against war with Syria.