West: Getting re-elected & the gimmickry of political chess are the only areas where Capitol Hill is successful. Is it any wonder the country feels helpless and is crying out for reform? What’s the solution? The good news is: State legislators can force reform on Congress.
All the ways GOP leadership has already sold us out in 20 minutes. In defense of torture. The 5 big questions prompted by the year’s biggest stories. Why we didn’t spend a single minute on Jonathan Gruber’s Congressional testimony yesterday.
By Steve DeaceI’m a big fan of the television show Arrow, based on the D.C. Comics character Green Arrow. On a recent..
Sad irony: A white man joins blacks in Berkeley to protest police brutality against Eric Garner…and ended up bloody and beaten.
Dean: When a prayer in Jesus’ name “rocks” a state Capitol, where were the so-called Conservatives? Where are they now?
Iowa Congressman Steve King joins us with an update from Capitol Hill; Scounting 2016: Ben Carson; Re-carving Mt. Rushmore; If Republicans fund Obama’s amnesty, they own it.
Barber: It’s getting ugly out there. Indeed, the world is dying. A spirit of death and devastation has blanketed our globe. Here’s the bright side.
Dorstewitz: Residents of Beloit, Wisc., are being asked to open their doors to local police to allow them to search the homes for weapons.
The Republicans aren’t the stupid party, they just don’t share our values. City government may halt hiring smokers to control costs — is it limited government or discrimination? Exodus– will Hollywood blow it again with a Biblical epic?
Boehner betrays the People; Sharpton tries to co-opt Eric Garner’s death from his widow; Poll- Race relations worsened under Obama; Feds spend $30k per household in 2014; State Dept. spokeswoman calls her own talking points “ridiculous.” Republicans link Landrieu’s crushing loss to Hillary 2016.
The next generation of lawyers is so “disturbed” by two grand jury decisions that Columbia Law School is allowing them to postpone their finals to get over the “trauma.”
Pepin: American exceptionalism…arrogance or a tradition worthy of pursuit?