Posts in category "US Congress"

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America
Washington may have received a temporary respite from its partisan bickering when Representative Gabrielle Giffords appeared on the House floor to cast her vote in an effort to avert a government default, however, politics in America is forever broke(n). The crisis, which has held our nation hostage, not only left a bad taste in the... Read more »

Americans Can End Whore House Politics By Demanding An "Everybody In Open Primary"

Americans Can End Whore House Politics By Demanding An "Everybody In Open Primary"
As the rancor and dysfunction in politics increases, more and more Americans have become less inclined to favor either party. According to a Mickey Edwards article written for the Atlantic, some 40% of voters now describe themselves as “Independents.” Hopefully that number will continues to grow since it would finally offer voters the power to... Read more »

GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?

GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?
The tides of discontent swings like a pendulum. As Democrats found out during the mid-term elections of 2010, if you anger the public – there will be repercussions. The Tea Party seized the moment and the balance of power shifted to the GOP in the House of Representatives. Americans wanted change and more importantly an... Read more »
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Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!

Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!
I don’t know about you, but this game of chicken between President Obama, Democrats and Republicans is getting annoying. With the nation mired in the worst economic slump since the Great Depression, lawmakers have decided that now is the time to jeopardize the global financial markets instead of letting cooler heads prevail and postpone the... Read more »

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48

112th Congress Out Performs Do-Nothing Congress of '48
Something funny happened to the people we sent to serve us as the 112th U.S. Congress – so far they have out performed the famous “Do-Nothing Congress of 1948.” Not a very good distinction! Now, that should really please the hell out of us all given the fact that unemployment remains locked at an anemic... Read more »