We wrote about the website, No Labels, recently, supporting its attempt to refocus Washington on being productive, rather than just being partisan. Here’s their latest explanation of their current goal, one that most people should
Sometimes we need a little humor. While we night want to hit members of Congress over the head sometimes, an attack by the American army seems a bit much. But the satiric group, The Onion, has no limits and so this story appeared today on its home page: http://www.theonion.com/articles/obama-not-ruling-out-us-military-action-in-congres,34946/
We’ve written about the group, No Labels, before. It’s a growing citizens’ movement of Democrats, Republicans and independents dedicated to promoting bipartisan cooperation in Congress. It’s undertaking a
As Congress considers extending jobless benefits, the President made his case in favor of three additional months of benefits in a statement at the White House this afternoon. He urged lawmakers to prevent the jobless from “falling off a cliff.” He said, about a familiar criticism of additional benefits:
Susan Rice made a statement on 60 Minutes tonight that seems to be unprovable. She was interviewed by CBS correspondent Leslie Stahl. Here’s how it went: Stahl: “Officials in the intelligence community have
Some important things have happened. States have stepped up efforts to get at the mental health issues involved in so many killings. More gun control groups have appeared but their successes so far are limited.
That’s a quote from The New York Times today, reporting on the never-ending incivility that has led to some single digit approval ratings for Congress. The issue this time is
Secretary of State John Kerry’s appearance today before U.S. Senators continued his attempts to gain support for the temporary deal with Iran. He wants to head off proposals for greater sanctions on
No sooner had President Obama shook the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro today before the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa than the criticism began. It came especially
Might be a good idea. This sign, which says “Warning” at the top is for fans at NBA games. The print is too small to read here but you can read it at this link to nesn.com:
And we wish we didn’t hear it, either. The subject is Obamacare again. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who has been part of our posting history, said today, “Did I ever tell my constituents that if they like their
An excellent commentary on the need for civility appeared last week on Seacoastonline.com, the website covering news provided by several newspapers in northern New Hampshire and southern Maine. We think you’ll find it makes an effective case.