House Republican concedes that GOP’s interests aren’t aligned with the country’s

Daily Kos This is an incredible statistic about Tuesday’s vote in the U.S. House to raise the debt limit through March 2015: The 28 members of the Republican majority who voted for the bill — a meager 12 percent — was the lowest percentage for a majority on passage since the House began publishing electronic data on votes… More House Republican concedes that GOP’s interests aren’t aligned with the country’s

LUMPS OF COAL…

The Huffington Post These Charts Show Just How Good Congress Was At Being Terrible In 2013 Congress did very, very little in 2013 — setting all-time records for both most unproductive and most unpopular Congress ever. Both the House and Senate have passed dozens of bills that the other chamber ignored, leaving only 65 bills to… More LUMPS OF COAL…

Least Productive Congress EVER – House Only Working 8 More Days This Year

The Huffington Post Working during the holidays sucks. Luckily for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, they don’t have that much of it before the new year begins. The House is only scheduled to work eight days between now and January 7, when members return for the second session of the 113th Congress. The House had 239 days off scheduled… More Least Productive Congress EVER – House Only Working 8 More Days This Year

House Reduces Workdays On 2014 Calendar After Working So Hard In 2013

These guys are beyond incompetent.  It’s no wonder their poll numbers are in the tank.  The sad part is that every maneuver they make is to undermine the president’s agenda at every turn.  Shame on them… The Huffington Post Who banks a $174,000 annual salary and works less than a third of the year? Members… More House Reduces Workdays On 2014 Calendar After Working So Hard In 2013

Seven Things You Should Know About the Wackiest “Fiscal Crisis” Yet

Bill Moyers & Company Sometime in the next week, Congress will either get it together to pass a new budget resolution or the government will shut down (all but essential services). Two weeks after that, the federal government will reach its debt limit. If it is not raised, nobody really knows what will happen. The… More Seven Things You Should Know About the Wackiest “Fiscal Crisis” Yet

Daily Kos’ Sunday Talk: Don’t fear the reaper

Daily Kos When the Tea party first rose up in opposition to President Obama’s health care law (not to mention his blackness), it seemed harmlessenough. The Republican party embraced the baggers, and harnessed their anger for gains in the mid-term elections—wresting control of the Housefrom Nancy Pelosi and the evil Democrats. Finally, they would be able to repeal Obamacare, and repeal it they did; more than 30 times before the Supreme Court… More Daily Kos’ Sunday Talk: Don’t fear the reaper

Your Guide To Everything Congress Has To Get Done In The Next 39 Days

Of course nobody’s expecting a miracle but these folks need to earn their salaries… Think Progress Congress comes back into session on Monday after a five-week August recess and is expected to consider a wide array of pressing legislative priorities from a resolution authorizing the use of military force in Syria to a new farm… More Your Guide To Everything Congress Has To Get Done In The Next 39 Days

How Republicans Who Took Millions In Farm Subsidies Justify Cutting Food Stamps

This article was published about a week ago but I wanted to mainly share the graphic.  The hypocrisy in Congress is astounding… Think Progress […] The ten Republicans in question have collected about $6.7 million in federal farm money dating back to the 1990s, according to analysis by the Environmental Working Group. Over the years, they’ve also… More How Republicans Who Took Millions In Farm Subsidies Justify Cutting Food Stamps

Why on Earth Would Any Minority or Woman Want To Be a Republican?

This is not an indictment on conservatism in general. The Big Slice – Peter Fagan No, the above question was not meant to be facetious. I’m quite serious. I’ve thought about this for quite some time and I’m convinced that if you’re an African-American, Latino or woman and you are a registered Republican you either must… More Why on Earth Would Any Minority or Woman Want To Be a Republican?

Here’s The REAL Reason The GOP Opposes Immigration Reform

Addicting Info You can say many things about Texas Rep. Kenny Marchant – that he is one of the most extreme members of the House, that he hasn’t sponsored a bill in a year, that he has missed 7.3% of votes – but you can’t accuse him of lying. At least not on the subject of immigration… More Here’s The REAL Reason The GOP Opposes Immigration Reform