Marco Rubio Announces Run For President To Build ‘A New American Century’

By: Tuesday April 14, 2015 9:00 am

Yesterday Republican Senator Marco Rubio announced he was running for president. In a speech in his home state of Florida Senator Rubio emphasized his working class and Hispanic background and claimed it was time for the Republican Party to make a “generational choice.” Rubio appeared to be attacking both his Republican rival for the nomination, Jeb Bush, [...]

 

AUMF Hearing Unable To Reveal What ‘Enduring Operations’ Means

By: Wednesday March 11, 2015 6:30 pm

“I see a real danger of a ground troop creep here”- @timkaine to SecKerry on AUMF against ISIS http://t.co/OS3v10Ug7k pic.twitter.com/6YcBJcgPqz — Craig Caplan (@CraigCaplan) March 11, 2015 Today Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Carter, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dempsey testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf [...]

The 2016 Koch Primary Begins: GOP Candidates Audition In Palm Springs

By: Tuesday January 20, 2015 2:00 pm

4 GOP hopefuls expected to attend Koch event http://t.co/C31Nv3FiBw | Photos: AP/Getty pic.twitter.com/O8J7LKAWJ2 — POLITICO (@politico) January 20, 2015 With the 2016 presidential race heating up GOP hopefuls are auditioning for the ruling donor class. No family is more important within that class than the Koch family led by Charles and David Koch of Koch [...]

Utah May Fight NSA by Cutting Off Their Water

By: Monday November 24, 2014 8:00 am

It is with some Quixotic pleasure that a Utah state legislative committee will vote on a bill that could deprive a National Security Agency facility just outside Salt Lake City of its water, all in protest of the government agency’s collection of civilian data.

Why Republicans Have No Incentives to Make Deals with Obama

By: Wednesday November 12, 2014 12:43 pm

I’m very skeptical that any significant legislative deals will be reached between congressional Republicans and President Obama over the next two years because Republican members have almost no incentive to compromise.

Video: Republican Climate Deniers in 2014 Election

By: Tuesday October 28, 2014 7:14 pm

This video is a mixture of painfully-awkward, hilarious, and infuriating at the reality of the political system in which we are supposedly represented. Courtesy of Lee Fang, for Republic Report and Huffington Post.

And there’s more out there, if you can bear it. I promise that the end of this blog will not be as pessimistic as what follows.

Late Night: Government Shutdown Planned for December 11

By: Sunday October 12, 2014 8:00 pm

Capitol Hill Republicans are planning another shutdown, because they can.

Don’t Fall for Sen. Rubio’s Fake Cry for “Tolerance” in Marriage Equality Debate

By: Saturday July 26, 2014 1:05 pm

One of the most transparent tactics opponents of marriage equality will attempt is to claim that supporters of marriage equality are intolerant of their opinion.

It’s not only a transparent tactic but highly cynical. And apparently it’s the tactic that Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is using.

Somebody should do…uh, nevermind

By: Monday May 19, 2014 1:30 am

One story that sums up how modern ‘Murica solves its problems (I mean “doesn’t”).

At least there is a metaphor

By: Tuesday May 13, 2014 1:30 am

I fully expect Presidential aspirant and “base” Uriah Heep impersonator Marco Rubio to appear in Key Biscayne to hold back the sea…

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