The New York State Republican Party put out its post-election memo over the weekend and -- after blaming President Obama for the ills of the world (and the NYS GOP) -- Chairman Ed Cox echoed what political experts have been saying since Tuesday (and we've been saying for the last five years): Republ ... More >>
Barbarians in the Ivory Tower
WASHINGTON -- President Obama's Rose Garden announcement of a kind of DREAM Act-like executive branch workaround was hijacked by a "journalist" named Neil Munro of the conservative website the Daily Caller. (You know, Tucker Carlson's totally legit publication, which recently took traffic trolling ... More >>
Dawn of the debt
Despite the strenuous objections of local Republican lawmakers, some residents of Thomson, IL are hoping that the Obama administration will go through with rumored plans to move the Guantanamo detainees to the "vastly underutilized" Thomson Correctional Center. Up to 25% of the proposed federal supe ... More >>
Sonia Sotomayor's appointment to the Supreme Court has just been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee en banc. All the Democrats (Herb Kohl, Dianne Feinstein, Russell Feingold, Chuck Schumer, Benjamin Cardin, Dick Durbin, Al Franken, Sheldon Whitehouse, Amy Klobuchar, Ed Kaufman, Arlen Specter ... More >>
Illinois has a new Senator. Days after the Senate leadership threatened to block Governor Rod Blagojevich's appointee to fill Obama's vacated seat and the Secretary of the Senate turned him away, Roland Burris was sworn in this afternoon. His Illinois colleague Dick Durbin, who had previously said t ... More >>
Shaving the truth with Bill and Hillary, all over again
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NSA whistle-blower wants to tell congress, but they don't have clearance to hear
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Congress dozes while detainees are sent to other countries to be tortured
New attorney general twists the rule of law to which he is 'deeply committed'
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Senator Hillary becomes a 9-11 hero, centrist chameleon, and Iraq hawk
'Look at the Justice System From a Black Perspective'
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