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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 […]

 

The Left’s obsession with the Redskins

Posted by: Phineas on July 1, 2014 at 3:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Amidst all the other outrageous outrages that outrage the outraged Left these days, you may have noticed a controversy (well, controversial to the Left) over the team name of the Washington Redskins, a name the team has used for over 80 years with no one complaining (1). Well, no one until Harry […]

 

Speaker Boehner’s meaningless, craven lawsuit

Posted by: Phineas on June 25, 2014 at 3:42 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Pathetic. Speaker John Boehner announced plans for the House to sue President Obama in court to force him to do his job and enforce the laws. Without being specific about the grounds of the suit, one can safely assume it covers Obama’s non-enforcement of immigration laws along the southwest border and, perhaps, […]

 

Team Clinton ‘worried’ about #Benghazi investigation, pushed for Dems on panel

Posted by: ST on May 22, 2014 at 9:32 am » 2 Comments

The Politico reports that in spite of the grandstanding of several House Democrats in response to the creation of the Benghazi special committee led by Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Team Clinton played a large role in getting them to agree to participate: Hillary Clinton’s world was so worried about a Republican investigation of the Benghazi […]

 

Chilling: Reid would back Constitutional amendment limiting free speech

Posted by: ST on May 15, 2014 at 11:53 am » 6 Comments

He’s not just losing it. He has LOST it. Via BuzzFeed: WASHINGTON — Frustrated by the “sewer” of modern American political campaigns, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Wednesday said that he would bring a constitutional amendment to the floor granting Congress the ability to set strict new limits on campaign contributions, warning he will force […]

 

Today’s progressive hypocrisy: Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) war on women

Posted by: Phineas on April 8, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Continuing their quest to find something, anything at all, to distract people from the failures of Obamacare and to rally their increasingly dispirited base, Democrats and the MSM have turned to harping on “pay equality,” the idea that women are paid less than men for comparable work. A recent news article propaganda piece […]

 

Surprise: Campaign cash helped bring about $enate Dems’ climate change “talkathon”

Posted by: ST on March 10, 2014 at 7:57 pm » 2 Comments

The Washington Post’s “The Fix” blog provides some intriguing background into what led up to tonight’s so-called “climate change talkathon” Senate Democrats will engage in into tomorrow morning on the floor of the US Senate: Dozens of Democratic senators plan to speak out Monday night into early Tuesday morning about their growing concerns with climate change.  Adopting a […]

 

This Happened: Pelosi turns into a war hawk on Syria

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm » 3 Comments

When it comes to acts of war, it’s amazing what a difference who the President is makes: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pressed top administration officials Thursday night to take military action to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad in response to reports that he used chemical weapons in his nation’s ongoing civil war. “It is […]

 

Questions for @RepSpeier (D-CA 14) about Bob “Filthy” Filner #WarOnWomen

Posted by: Phineas on August 9, 2013 at 6:01 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Dear Representative Jackie Speier, In an article excerpted today in the California Political Review, you are quoted as saying Bob Filner should resign as Mayor of San Diego: “In [Filner's] case, I think he was abusing his power, and I find it disgusting that he would hit on sexual assault victims in the military […]

 

Democrats may well curse Harry Reid’s name in future years

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas For reasons that that amount to pique and pettiness (both qualities the Senate Majority Leader possesses in abundance), Harry Reid has decided that this upcoming week would be a good time to gut the filibuster, the procedure that allows a determined minority to block legislation or a nominee it doesn’t like by […]