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More ebola developments highlight different tactics

October 29, 2014 by


Respect for all citizens would seem to necessitate at a minimum specific policy recommendations from the federal government to the states. It’s up to state governments to decide whether to set their own ebola rules or go with the ones from Washington. We wrote yesterday that a congressional panel should have helped

Pres. Obama should have recalled Congress on ebola

October 28, 2014 by


The current controversy over how best to protect the public from ebola might have been less rancorous if the President had involved Congress in the process. Legislators are home on vacation, supposedly campaigning if

Did you forget why Limbaugh is on our Shameful list?

October 24, 2014 by


If you did, here’s just one of the reasons. Today, on the radio, he described a progression of steps taken by the White House which he says ends with President Obama being seen by some as curing ebola in one of the recent patients. “That’s the desired effect on

No credibility for Sen. Cruz in Israeli flight suspension

July 24, 2014 by


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


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


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


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


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


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:,34946/

Group seeking bipartisanship in D.C. launches new program

January 13, 2014 by


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


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


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:


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