GOPer Slams ‘Phony Conservatives’ Who Tried To Defund DHS

TPM LiveWire Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is not happy with the Republicans who defied House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and refused to vote for a bill on Friday that did not address President Obama’s executive actions on immigration and would have funded the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks. “I prefer to be in… More GOPer Slams ‘Phony Conservatives’ Who Tried To Defund DHS

Remember the pundits who urged Obama to cave?

MSNBC – Steve Benen Even as the American mainstream turned against congressional Republicans during the recent crises, there were quite a few Beltway pundits who urged President Obama to give in to GOP demands. We talked earlier about what lessons Republicans may have learned from this fiasco, but I can’t help but feel curious about what, if anything, commentators learned,… More Remember the pundits who urged Obama to cave?

GOP May Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage To Enact Paul Ryan’s Budget

Think Progress House Republicans will hold the national debt ceiling increase hostage until President Obama agrees to mandatory spending cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, the National Journalreports, and will seek to use the leverage of default to force Democrats to enact the policies in Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget. Since slashing discretionary spending… More GOP May Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage To Enact Paul Ryan’s Budget

Pew Founder: Republican Party Estranged From America

Alan Colmes’ Liberaland Andrew Kohut says the only other time a party was this far from the center was the Democratic Party of the late ’6o’s and early ’70′s. The Republican Party’s ratings now stand at a 20-year low, with just 33 percent of the public holding a favorable view of the party and 58 percent… More Pew Founder: Republican Party Estranged From America

Norquist: Republicans Will Impeach Obama If He Doesn’t Extend Bush Tax Cuts

This is absurd.  The GOP will stop at nothing to harass, humiliate and blackmail President Obama into conceding to their demands. However, throwing around the word “impeachment” is mere hyperbole since they would need a majority in the Senate to succeed and although it may be by the narrowest of margins, the GOP do not have that majority… More Norquist: Republicans Will Impeach Obama If He Doesn’t Extend Bush Tax Cuts

Santorum: Obama ‘Doesn’t Deserve Credit’ For Killing Bin Laden

If anyone had any questions as to why Rick Santorum is at the bottom of the GOP Primary polls with Huntsman (who I really like) and Bachmann, here’s the reason why: Think Progress Last week President Obama responded to his Republican critics who say he is the 21st century’s version of Neville Chamberlain. “Ask Osama… More Santorum: Obama ‘Doesn’t Deserve Credit’ For Killing Bin Laden

Mark Block, Cain’s Chief-Of-Staff, Falsely ‘Confirms’ Accuser’s Son Works For POLITICO

This is indicative of the sloppiness and dishonesty in the Cain camp….  Herman Cain should personally come out and correct this lie as quickly as possible. The Huffington Post (See video here…) Herman Cain’s campaign may want to verify facts before confirming anything on television. Mark Block, Cain’s chief-of-staff, spoke to Sean Hannity on Fox… More Mark Block, Cain’s Chief-Of-Staff, Falsely ‘Confirms’ Accuser’s Son Works For POLITICO

GOP Presidential Candidates Ignore S&P’s ‘Blast At Republicans,’ Pin Downgrade Blame on Obama

The GOP’s ultimate goal is to make President Obama a one-term president.  Their strategy is simply to blame him for everything, even though the electorate and everyone in the media knows this current fiscal crisis is on them… Think Progress On Friday, the credit rating agency Standard & Poorsdowngraded the U.S. from AAA to AA+ in… More GOP Presidential Candidates Ignore S&P’s ‘Blast At Republicans,’ Pin Downgrade Blame on Obama

McConnell: Stopping Obama’s re-election still ‘single most important’ goal

This topic should stay on the frontline of political news.  It is the reason for the turmoil in the debt crisis and other Obama set agenda including jobs bills that the republicans refuse to pass for partisan reasons. The GOP is willing to literally tank the economy of this country so that they could win… More McConnell: Stopping Obama’s re-election still ‘single most important’ goal