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#StuckOnStupid: Schakowsky says Marino’s criticism of Pelosi was “sexist”

Posted by: ST on August 5, 2014 at 7:48 pm » 6 Comments

When all else fails, the victim card must be played!

 

Rep. Marino provides details on House Minority Leader Pelosi’s Friday meltdown

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2014 at 2:39 pm » 1 Comment

Via The Politico: Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) on Monday called his recent fight with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “a walk in the park” after, he says, she called him a “liar” on the House floor. “She came running over crossing the floor, which is a breach of protocol … and she came up […]

 

Barney Frank: Obama admin “just lied to people” about #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2014 at 9:41 am » Comments Off

It’s amazing how no longer being an elected official can free up people to tell the truth about their own side for a change: Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) slammed the administration’s ObamaCare rollout, calling President Obama’s claim that people could keep their insurance plans under the law a “lie.” “The rollout was so bad, […]

 

Rep. Trey Gowdy: “Universe of [#Benghazi] witnesses is expanding”

Posted by: ST on July 31, 2014 at 11:44 am » 1 Comment

South Carolina’s WLTX reports on the behind-the-scenes prep work going on in advance of the much-anticipated Trey Gowdy-led Benghazi hearings scheduled to start in September: WASHINGTON (Gannett Washington Bureau/Mary Troyan) – The special House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi will hold its first public hearing in September about changes the State Department has made […]

 

#Derp: Rep. Jackson Lee forgets she once helped try to impeach Bush (UPDATE: “Misspoke”)

Posted by: ST on July 31, 2014 at 9:28 am » 7 Comments

Katherine Miller at BuzzFeed catches the notoriously fact-challenged Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee  (D-TX) in a whopper (hat tip): Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee argued Wednesday the Republican effort to sue President Obama is nothing but a veiled attempt to impeach him — something Democrats never did to President George W. Bush: I ask my […]

 

#IRS Commissioner Koskinen: “Backup tapes” have been found

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 11:34 am » 5 Comments

Say what? The head of the IRS confirmed Wednesday that investigators looking into missing emails from ex-agency official Lois Lerner have found and are reviewing “backup tapes” — despite earlier IRS claims that the tapes had been recycled.  IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, testifying before a House oversight subcommittee, stressed that he does not know “how […]

 

Sen. Walsh: PTSD “may have been a factor” in master’s thesis plagiarism

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 9:31 am » 3 Comments

Phineas blogged about this developing scandal yesterday involving the ‘alleged’ master’s thesis plagiarism of Montana Senator John Walsh (D), but the Senator’s biggest issue going forward may not be in the allegations themselves but in his controversial attempts at excusing them away: Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others’ work in his master’s […]

 

#MTsen: Who does John Walsh think he is? Joe Biden?

Posted by: Phineas on July 23, 2014 at 4:29 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this is embarrassing. The Democratic nominee for the seat once held by Max Baucus (D – Train Wreck), who is now Ambassador to China, has been called out by no less than that arch-conservative rag The New York Times for plagiarizing his Army War College master’s thesis: Democrats were thrilled when […]

 

GAO investigation: Non-existent ‘people’ able to sign up for #Obamacare coverage

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2014 at 11:48 am » 1 Comment

Wowsers: Investigators from the Government Accountability Office have been able to register fake applicants with fictitious identifying documents for health plans and federal subsidies through ObamaCare, according to a published report. The Washington Post reports that investigators were able to obtain subsidized health coverage for eleven of twelve fictitious applicants online or over the phone. […]

 

Rep. Cummings to Issa: Stop the “public harassment” of #IRS official

Posted by: ST on July 22, 2014 at 4:32 pm » 2 Comments

The Washington Examiner reports that, unsurprisingly, Democrat obstructionist Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is demanding the House Oversight committee stop the “public harassment of an agency head” – IRS Commissioner John Koskinen: The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform panel is objecting to a plan to call the Internal Revenue Service commissioner to testify for a […]