Republican politicians are fond of complaining about the many layers of bureaucracy in the federal government. There is so much red tape and bloat on the process, they say, that it’s impossible to get anything done.
As much as they complain, though, what have Republicans in Congress done to actually make the federal government run […]
Michael Cohen, aide to presidential candidate Donald Trump, explaining that Donald Trump could not have possibly raped Ivana Trump in 1993 because they were married:
“You’re talking about the frontrunner for the GOP, presidential candidate, as well as a private individual who never raped anybody. And, of course, understand that by the very definition, you […]
Given Mike Huckabee’s comfort with actually giving weapons to Iran that the country’s leaders could use against Israel, what rational justification does Huckabee have for saying that denying weapons to Iran is dangerous for Israel? Is Mike Huckabee’s policy that the way to keep Israelis safe from Iran is to help Iran get more and more weapons? […]
If Republicans are willing to use the power of federal government federal government to tell local governments what to do when it comes to immigration policy, how come they’re not willing to use the power of federal government to improve education, protect us from pollution, provide us with needed medication, and enforce the Fourteenth Amendment’s requirement of equality under the law? […]
Yesterday, not one Republican in the House of Representatives voted to protect the lives of infants and unborn babies from the toxic effects of coal sludge in their mother’s drinking water. How is that Pro-Life? […]
There are plusses and minuses to every political position.
Take conservatism, for instance, as embodied in this logo for the “hardcore conservative” website.
Conservatism is an empowering political ideology, fitting all sorts under its umbrella — human and non-human alike. Join the conservative movement and free-market Magic will grant you prehensile powers and leg-biceps […]
This month, the number of members of Congress supporting a constitutional amendment to ban the burning of American flags as an act of political protest rises to 29. The following are sponsors or cosponsors of the bill, H.J. Res. 9:
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] Rep. […]
John Kasich’s leadership style seems to be to mumble along, trying not to say very much, identifying problems while avoiding solutions, and then, when cornered, blurt out old ideas that have already failed. […]
John Kasich launched his presidential campaign today, but was immediately consumed by leaks from disgruntled insiders revealing that his initial budget has already been spent on an outreach effort designed to explain to the American people how to pronounce his last name. Kasich’s top adviser, John Bloomsbottom, resigned this afternoon amid allegations that he registered […]
John Ellis Bush claims he will stand up against Washington D.C.’s political establishment. Everything he has done in his political career so far suggests exactly the opposite. […]
The lesson of September 11, 2001 that George Pataki learned is that when a Republican politician can’t come up with a reasonable justification for disagreeing with someone else’s foreign policy, saying something vague about “lessons of September 11th” is an effective alternative. […]