ISSA ACCUSES OBAMA OF TRYING TO MAKE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WORK (Satire)

The Borowitz Report In an explosive accusation, the House Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa (R-California) today charged President Obama with “using all the resources at his disposal to make the Affordable Care Act work.” Accusing the President of participating in “a wide-ranging conspiracy,” Mr. Issa told reporters that “behind closed doors, the President has quietly… More ISSA ACCUSES OBAMA OF TRYING TO MAKE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WORK (Satire)

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

BIG TROUBLE…

  The Huffington Post Democrats Have A Shot At Taking Back The House As Republican Popularity Continues To Drop: Poll A new survey of 25 GOP-held districts shows dwindling favorability for Republican members of the House in the wake of the recent government shutdown. The survey, conducted by liberal-leaning Public Policy Polling and funded by MoveOn.org,… More BIG TROUBLE…

The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice

This is just one example of how House Republicans rig the system to their benefit… Rep. Chris Van Hollen(D-MD) Late in the evening on September 30, 2013, the House Rules Committee Republicans changed the Rules of the House so that the ONLY Member allowed to call up the Senate’s clean CR for a vote was… More The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice

8 Things To Know About A Government Shutdown

This article was written about a week ago, but the information is worth the read… NPR – It’s All Politics In  [a few hours], the federal government runs out of money. While the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Friday that keeps the government funded through Dec. 15, the measure also defunded President Obama’s… More 8 Things To Know About A Government Shutdown

Why The Tea Party Really Hates Obamacare

The National Memo – Gene Lyons First they lie to you, and then they ask you for money. That’s the essence of the great Tea Party/Ted Cruz crusade to “defund” Obamacare, a political and constitutional impossibility. The question was settled, probably for good, when President Obama won re-election in 2012 and Democrats kept control of… More Why The Tea Party Really Hates Obamacare

Arkansas Rep. Steve Womack criticizes constituent for wearing a Mexican flag shirt to town hall meeting

This is wrong on so many levels, especially since the questioner mentioned at the onset that he was a proud Mexican-American… The Raw Story At a heated town hall meeting, Rep. Steve Womack (R-AK) chose to address the most important issue of the day: the shirt that a constituent, Yardley Leonard, was wearing when he asked… More Arkansas Rep. Steve Womack criticizes constituent for wearing a Mexican flag shirt to town hall meeting

Bill Flores: House ‘Would Probably’ Vote To Impeach Obama

TeaPublicans always talk about impeaching the president but no one seems to have any specific charges against President Obama. The Huffington Post Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) said he thinks the House of Representatives would vote to impeach President Barack Obama, BuzzFeed reports. “I look at the president, I think he’s violated the Constitution,” Flores said at a town… More Bill Flores: House ‘Would Probably’ Vote To Impeach Obama

Rep. Steve King: Immigrants Mostly ‘Evil’ Marijuana-Smugglers With ‘Calves the Size of Cantaloupes’

So, when confronted by an Hispanic news host last week, Rep. Steve King hemmed and hawed is way through an extremely incredible explanation comparing Hispanics to dogs.  The comment the Telemundo host referred to was made over a year ago. Now, King appears to be doubling down on his xenophobic and delusional hatred toward everyone that doesn’t… More Rep. Steve King: Immigrants Mostly ‘Evil’ Marijuana-Smugglers With ‘Calves the Size of Cantaloupes’