Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction

John Boehner's House of Cards

Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction John Boehner’s House of Cards >by: Robert Gallimore |12/31/2014 10:33:38 AM| Before we begin the New Year of 2015 and the start of the new 114th Congress, we see a controversy brewing from the Republican version of the “House of Cards” the non-fiction version; staring newly appointed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA.) and the Speaker of the House of Representative […]

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Federal appeals court won’t reconsider states’ citizenship lawsuit

The Law: The appeals court ruled in November 2014 that Kansas and Arizona cannot demand help from federal officials in enforcing state laws requiring new voters to submit a birth certificate or other papers documenting U.S. citizenship.

Court won’t reconsider states’ citizenship lawsuit | AP Dec. 29, 2014 7:23 PM EST | RePost: 12/30/2014 4:26:04 AM | TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision allowing residents of Kansas and Arizona to register to vote using a federal form without providing proof of their U.S. citizenship. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver issued a one-sentence […]

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Obama Chess Master – Huge Right Wing analysis fail

Obama: Putin is no chess master

Obama chess master – Huge Right Wing analysis fail (VIDEO)  >by Egberto Willies |12/24/2014 | RePost: 12/28/2014 7:03:15 AM| President Obama’s policy successes are bound to give the Right Wing heartburn especially given all the recent good news. The President has been touting his economic and other policy successes recently. Last quarter’s GDP came in much above expectations, the highest in over a decade. Does anyone remember the hyperventilation on […]

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Judge rejects challenge to Obama’s executive action on immigration

Joe Arpaio

Judge rejects challenge to Obama’s executive action on immigration | TheHill >by: Ben Kamisar | 12/24/2014, 07:43 AM | RePost: 12/27/2014 8:04:55 AM | A federal judge late Tuesday gave the Obama administration an early Christmas present by tossing out a challenge to President Obama’s immigration executive actions filed by controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell warned in an opinion that while Arpaio’s lawsuit brings up important issues, the […]

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James Carville: “Why do people vote against their interests?”

Voters

James Carville: Why do people vote against their interests? | TheHill >by: James Carville | 12/16/14 07:37 PM EST | RePost: 12/25/2014 2:55:00 AM| During my time as a political strategist, one of the most vexing problems was figuring out why so many people vote against their perceived interests. Commentators like myself have spent countless hours speculating on why so many people vote against their perceived interests, staying up late […]

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Judge seems skeptical of Arpaio’s challenge to Obama immigration plan

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, is suing to halt President Barack Obama’s immigration program.

Judge seems skeptical of Arpaio’s challenge to Obama immigration plan | US news | The Guardian Arizona sheriff claims the president violated the constitution as judge indicates that matter may be best left for Congress >by: The Guardian | Monday 12/22/2014 16.50 EST | RePost: 12/23/2014 11:00:46 AM | A federal judge on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of an Arizona sheriff’s lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama’s plan to spare nearly […]

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McCulloch, “Prosecutor” Admits “Witnesses” Lied (VIDEO)

Bob McCulloch joins The McGraw Show

McCulloch, Michael Brown Grand Jury “Prosecutor” Admits “Witnesses” Lied or Were Not There (VIDEO) | girl du jour Local radio channel KTRS 550, interviews Robert (Bob) McCulloch – www.ktrs.com >by: Author girl du jour |12/19/2014 | RePost: 12/21/2014 5:53:48 AM | Robert McCulloch who is supposed to be the prosecutor for Saint Louis County, and for the Michael Brown shooting, turned out to be a defense attorney for shooter Darren Wilson. […]

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The ‘Obama refuses to lead’ crowd falls silent

President Barack Obama speaks at an event on Oct. 2, 2014 in Evanston, Ill.

The ‘Obama refuses to lead’ crowd falls silent | MSNBC >by Steve Benen |12/17/14 04:56 PM | RePost: 12/20/2014 9:27:20 AM| Kevin Drum pauses today to take stock of the recent actions from President Lame Duck. So how have things been going for our bored, exhausted, and disengaged president? He’s been acting pretty enthusiastic, energized, and absorbed with his job, I’d say. It’s funny, in a way, to think about […]

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Senate Confirms 12 Obama Judges

Harry Reid

Senate Confirms 12 Obama Judges Before Ending The 113th Congress | TPM | >by Sahil Kapur  | 12/17/2014, 10:18 AM EST |RePost: 12/17/2014 12:55:48 PM | Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid D-NV ended the 113th Congress with a holiday gift for President Barack Obama: 12 new lifetime-tenured judges to add to his legacy. After wrapping up a series of executive branch nominations, the Senate voted 51-38 on Tuesday night to confirm […]

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Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

Budget battle 2014

Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill, sends to Obama’s desk | MSNBC >by Carrie Dann and Frank Thorp |12/13/14 08:40 PM—Updated 12/13/14 11:26 PM | RePost: 12/14/2014 3:10:16 AM | After days of rancor and uncertainty on Capitol Hill, the Senate has passed a massive spending bill, formally averting a government shutdown and sending the $1.1 trillion measure to the president’s desk. The vote, which pitted both parties’ establishment against its more […]

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