Let's hope today goes down in history as the low point of our national debate on jobs, and that it's all uphill from here.
In a surprise announcement, Governor Rick Perry has declared that he will sign an executive order recalling all of Texas' firefighters and implementing an "emergency mandatory day of prayer and fasting."
With parts of New Jersey and the rest of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast still literally underwater from Hurricane Irene, it is time to examine the dou...
The Tea Party displays the power of a sizable extremist faction to reject bipartisanship and impose its demands at any cost, in this case jeopardizing the nation's credit rating and overall economy, with ominous future implications.
Hey, man, how ya' doin'? Ok, Barack. Look, we don't' have time to shmooz, we've got some real problems. Look at your approval ratings. You're sink...
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.