Uh, no. Remember this photo of Republicans ready to go to conference during the government shutdown? Something Democrats had been trying to get them to do since April? Well sir, the shutdown ended on October 17, the first meeting of the budget conference committee was yesterday, and what was accomplished? They decided to meet again […]
There’s a new group that is forming, calling itself Million Vet March on the Memorials. It’s yet another well-meaning, but misguided attempt to help during this completely unnecessary government shutdown caused by hostage taking in the House of Representatives. It was born out of the orchestrated storming of the barricades at the World War II […]
Public Policy Polling released a new poll yesterday about conspiracy theories that circulate among political groups. The findings are pretty scary, and explain why those in Congress believe shutting down the government is a good thing, not bad. Here are some of the findings: * 62% of Republicans believe the Obama administration is secretly trying […]
Rasmussen. ‘Nuff said.
Change.org is a website that allows you to petition for just about anything that you want, from telling the President to not bomb Syria, to telling your local pound to release your beloved dog. Recently I’ve been getting emails from change.org about firefighters wanting Congress to restore funding that has been cut from wildfire budgets. […]
Last night, Bill Maher coined a new term for Republicans who support something until President Obama agrees with him: Here’s the clip:
Alan Grayson of Florida, an un-apologetic progressive voice in Congress, is loudly opposing the President’s plan to attack Syria for using chemical weapons against its own people. His argument, frankly, makes a lot of sense, and oddly aligns with the libertarians on Capitol Hill who also oppose an attack. I’ve always like Grayson for his […]
Rolls Royce? Romney? I dunno, just sayin’.
Perhaps you’ve heard. Our CongressNerds are doing the “gavel in/gavel out” thing and holding pro forma sessions trying to prevent the POTUS from making recess appointments for positions which have been vacant for months. From Wiki: “The term pro forma is a term applied to practices or documents that are done as a pure formality, […]