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…

Rubio’s “Obama Gives Me No Choice” Defense of Immigration Reform

By: Tuesday August 13, 2013 12:50 pm

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen his standing with conservatives drop significantly after he became one of the primary sponsors of comprehensive immigration reform. To try to get back in the Republicans’ good graces, Rubio has come up a with a novel defense to use with the Republican base.

Rubio Drops Significantly in New Hampshire During Immigration Push

By: Friday August 9, 2013 4:45 am

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen a huge drop in support among New Hampshire Republicans since last April, according to a newly released WMUR Granite State poll. Back in April Rubio was tied for first place with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) with 15 percent each. Now Rubio stands in fifth place with just 6 percent. A major drop.

Nationally Support for Abortion Rights Remains Stable but Regional Divide Grows

By: Monday July 29, 2013 2:12 pm

This dynamic is why Republicans have been so focused on abortion restriction in recent years. Unlike many other social conservative agenda items -same sex marriage, censorship of rap lyrics, and the drug war- this is the one big social conservative issue that hasn’t really lost support. It has even gained support in some regions.

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