Obama Announcement on DREAM Relief Marred by Right-Wing Heckler

By: Friday June 15, 2012 1:35 pm

President Obama outlined his decision on immigration policy today, granting relief and work permits for approximately 800,000 “DREAMers” brought to America as children. And in the middle of his announcement, Neil Munro, a writer for the right-wing Daily Caller, interrupted the President and asked him why he was taking the side of foreigners over Americans.

As President Obama laid this out today, it became clear that opposition to the DREAM Act is rooted in basically bullying or misplaced anger, which became evident with Munro’s interruption.

 

Presidential Power Observed: Dems on Catfood Commission II Want Bigger Deficit Package

By: Tuesday September 6, 2011 2:30 pm

Basically, Rep. Xavier Becerra and Rep. Chris Van Hollen are trying to deliver the original grand bargain, the one that calls for job creating stimulus ideas in the near term balanced out by deficit reduction, including to cherished programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, in the long term. This is what the Administration thought it would get when they enacted the stimulus, and followed up with a focus on the deficit (including in the Affordable Care Act, which was very deficit-focused).

Lobbyist Money Flows for Catfood Commission Members

By: Friday August 12, 2011 11:35 am

It’s pretty clear that this is how Washington works. Powerful members of Congress are subject to a special interest feeding frenzy. As soon as the lobbyists and the wealthy contributors find out who has the ability to advance their interests, they run to those members with wallets in hand.

Pelosi Rounds Out Super Congress with Leadership Selections

By: Thursday August 11, 2011 4:40 pm

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made her selections for the Super Congress with the choices of Nancy Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi, and Nancy Pelosi.

“My appointees: @Clyburn @RepBecerra @ChrisVanHollen They’ll focus on economic growth & job creation–which reduces deficit/”

Vote: Which Democrat Doesn’t “Walk the Talk” On the Public Option?

By: Monday September 21, 2009 10:02 am

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