Before yesterday, the last time the U.S. House of Representatives took a roll call vote, it was the first day of August. Since then the Republican members of the House have been traveling across their districts to give loud, angry speeches about how President Barack Obama isn’t doing enough to confront the serious problems of [...]
Americans Elect, simultaneously a no-disclosure corporation and a multi-state political party, is planning to run its own private presidential nomination in the Spring of 2012. This morning, in violation of its own corporate bylaws, it began the promotion of certain people as candidates for President of the United States. [...]
As activists advocated the banning of a community center with a mosque inside it, more than 100 press releases on the subject were rolled out of congressional offices on Capitol Hill. Right-wing members of Congress tripped over each other in the effort to eke some electoral advantage out of being the anti-mosquiest.
The plan to [...]
Pardon me for getting “meta,” but the developments of the last week have me so flummoxed I just feel the need to share.
I’ll share a little something with you: last week I participated in a conference call with representatives of some major civil liberties organizations. These representatives promised to do what they could to [...]
Remember how Democrats took action on Friday to pass S. Res. 252. What? You didn’t hear about this Senate resolution? [...]