Rep. Mark Kirk’s (R-Il.) false claim that he was named the Navy Intelligence Officer of the Year in the late 1990’s was made at a committee hearing before the YouTube era began, but the long arm of C-SPAN can reach back and bring it up as if it happened yesterday. What is striking about […]
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Rep. Burgess and the Fort Worth City Council were briefed on issues related to gas drilling in North Texas by TCEQ, and given inaccurate test results of air quality. When TCEQ realized they had given bad information, they didn’t attempt to contact anyone they had previously briefed. Here is an excerpt from a Fort Worth […]
Let us be real. This is not a real story. It is a GOP talking point that is filtered to the mainstream media who have be abdicating their duty to be the research arm of our democracy. If GOP or Democratic talking points are the catalysts for media coverage, as a country we are […]
How Conservatives Made the Case for Increased Regulations According to a new CBS News poll 70 percent of Americans disapprove of how BP has handled the oil gush, compared with 45 percent who disapprove of how Obama has handled it. This could change in the days or weeks ahead if the spill continues to […]
The non-scandal of the Obama administration offer of a non-paying high level job to prevent a divisive senate race is neither unprecedented or unethical. The mainstream media is again being puppeteered by the GOP talking points to give this the semblance of a Whitehouse scandal. Here is proof positive that even the Republicans Messiah Ronald […]
MICHAEL R. BLOOD | 05/27/10 11:25 AM PAHRUMP, Nev. — Sharron Angle wants to wipe out Social Security, shutter the Education Department and return to the days almost a century ago when the federal income tax was unconstitutional. A tea party conservative testing the limits of anti-government sentiment, she’s also the Republican on the […]
While everyone is clamoring for the government to be in charge and while the president seems to acquiesce to that point, it must be noted that previous to this event additional government involvement to either regulate the private sector or create more governmental oversight was met with chants of socialism and communism.
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Back when the economic recovery package (i.e. “the stimulus”) was being debated, a handful of Republican governors garnered headlines by rejecting various portions of the funding. One of the loudest critics of the legislation was Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX). At the time, Perry said rejecting the money “was pretty simple for us. … We […]
Nate Silvers has mathematically shown the reliability of polling organizations. It turns out Rasmussen is but a mediocre poll skewed to Republicans while Research 2000 polling has been much more accurate. In that light while President Obama’s Approval Rating under Rasmussen is under 50%, Research 2000 has it at 54%. Who should on believe? Do […]