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 […]
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? […]
Instead of fighting over the shrinking resources that remain, legislators in Congress ought to be working together to deal with climate change, the root cause of the increased frequency of severe drought in the Southwest. […]
Why should we allow a person with Rand Paul’s animosity to learning to become President of the United States? […]
Congressional Republicans are content to allow our oceans to sink into sickness. […]
For Scott Perry’s congressional campaign in 2014, the oil and gas industry was the second largest source of funding. It’s no wonder that Congressman Perry thinks that efforts to bring the dangerous consumption of fossil fuels under control is “misplaced”. […]
The names of the 21 U.S. Senators who voted in favor of torture by the American government on June 16, 2015. […]
Yesterday, by a vote of 278 in favor and 174 in opposition, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve a huge spending package of 578.6 billion dollars for the military. The legislation, H.R. 2685, raises military spending above the level requested by the military itself.
578.6 billion dollars is such an immense amount of […]
Congress has voted to increase the risk of oil spills by authorizing an increase in pipelines, while keeping our nation’s capacity for cleaning up oil spills the same. […]