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No credibility for Sen. Cruz in Israeli flight suspension

July 24, 2014 by

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President Obama has denied a charge that the FAA decision to suspend U.S. airlines from traveling to Israel was political. Sen. Ted Cruz had made the charge after the FAA  halted the flights following the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, killing the nearly 300 people aboard.

Holder adds nothing to the Obama race issue

July 16, 2014 by

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Attorney General Eric Holder tried to look into the minds of some in the GOP earlier in the week. Or, on the other hand, maybe he wanted to raise the spectre of Republican racism for political purposes as the Congressional elections are less than four months away. At any rate, the fallout lingers. Holder (pictured) […]

‘We know he doesn’t respect the rule of law’

July 14, 2014 by

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That was the quote this afternoon from a Fox News host. The speaker was Andrea Tantaros on the “Happening Now” program. It comes as no surprise given the network’s bias against the

A misguided charge of plagiarism

January 29, 2014 by

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A speechwriter for President George W. Bush claims President Obama used parts of Bush’s 2007 State of the Union speech in his address to the nation last night. But an examination of Pres. Bush’s transcript reveals no clauses were lifted and used by Pres. Obama. Speaking to Megyn Kelly of Fox News, Mark Thiessen read […]

The right still says Pres. Obama wants income equality

January 22, 2014 by

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President Obama has never said his goal is income equality. But despite that, conservatives continue to maintain that it is. Bill O’Reilly of Fox News presented that argument tonight

Pres. Obama weighs military strike on the U.S. Capitol

January 15, 2014 by

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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/

Group seeking bipartisanship in D.C. launches new program

January 13, 2014 by

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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

Bolton lacking specifics on Biden criticism

January 9, 2014 by

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In two television appearances today, former UN representative John Bolton made some questionable comments. Both appearances were on Fox News. He responded to a question about whether he agreed with foqarmer Defense

President Obama diminishes risk of unemployment fraud

January 7, 2014 by

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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:

Where are we a year after Newtown?

December 16, 2013 by

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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.

McCain admits misstatement but says on CNN handshake was ill-advised

December 15, 2013 by

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) today acknowledged an overstatement on Pres. Obama’s handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro but continued to say that the handshake was a mistake. He was questioned by

PolitiFact says Pres. Obama’s is the lie of the year but what about Pelosi?

December 12, 2013 by

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The fact-checking website reported today that it gave the dishonor to the President. It’s for his repeated statements that if you like your health insurance, you can keep it. It said it counted 37 times

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