In the midst of a recession spurred by rampant trading in unregulated mortgage debt, Eric Cantor repeats the canards that clean air safeguards are the "job-destroying" villains.
Ron Paul has a philosophy of government. He sticks to it, even when it would quite obviously be convenient for him to downplay this position or that.
Should the federal government stop helping individuals that have been affected by acts of God to help balance the budget? Resoundingly, no!
At a time like this it is essential that government emergency services, particularly federal, be ready to help those areas that need relief. Think back to Katrina. We learned a lot from that catastrophe, did we not? Well, not all of us. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor didn't.
There are plenty of problems with the American education system. Reform's opponents insist that there's an easy solution to all of this: "Get out of the way and let teachers teach!"
One week after the downgrade of the United States bond rating, the markets have returned a verdict of sorts.
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus has released the following statement concerning the continuing and dangerous deterioration of the U.S. economy.
The Republicans, inclusive of the tea party, have been orchestrating another economic decline knowing that it will damage the president's re-election chances as well as the perceived efficacy of Democratic economic policies.
The tension between the two wings of the GOP rose to the surface during the recent battle over the debt ceiling, which then exploded into a war of words between former Republican Senator Alan Simpson and Grover Norquist, head of the right-wing outfit, Americans for Tax Reform.
"What the president fails to understand is that it is the patriotic duty of every wealthy American to give back to the country that has been the engine of their prosperity," declared Cantor.
It is time we shine a spotlight on the damaging policies of President Bush and the Republicans and rescue our country from its collective amnesia before Bush's true legacy -- nearly bankrupting the most powerful country in the world -- brings us to our knees.
I'm still trying to dig up the quote. I know it was President Obama, and I know it was at least a few months ago, and I'm pretty sure I can picture...
We lost. Middle and working class Americans. We're the losers in the debt ceiling debate. Not President Obama or the Democrats. And it was always going to be this way. As soon as deficit reduction became the only game in town.
Here's where we are now. A committee, grandiosely labeled a "Super Congress" will essentially decide whether and how much we'll cut and whether and h...
The situation on Capitol Hill has become so confusing, we're going to need a nuclear physicist with a googleplex of serially connected molecular microscopes to precisely explain what is happening. Instead, you got me.