ExxonMobil claims it supports a revenue-neutral carbon tax and its lobbyists "have echoed that message in countless private briefings with members of Congress on carbon tax policy options." Then why do most ExxonMobil-funded lawmakers oppose the idea?
House Republicans have sworn to defend the Constitution. They believe the president is violating his oath to the point of impeachable offenses. Based on their very own logic, the House GOP members are also violating the Constitution.
In a shocking turn of events, Republicans now care about whether Americans have health insurance! It happened quite suddenly. The moment can be precisely pinpointed. It occurred early in the day of Oct. 1 when the media declared the launch of the Affordable Care Act website a fiasco.
We think it's laudable that the White House is rapidly conducting investigations into the root cause of the BP well failure. But the White House exhibited paralysis after the spectacular engineering failure that flooded 80% of New Orleans.
Rep. Kevin Murphy (R, TX-8th) has made his displeasure known that Washington D.C. did not offer extra metro rail service for the 9/12 Tea Party, even though he just voted against emergency funding for the D.C. Metro.