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  • Pacific trade deal ‘suicidal’ for U.S.
    Pacific trade deal ‘suicidal’ for U.S.
    Congress is inching toward fast tracking a Trans-Pacific Partnership that critics call “suicidal.”By approving “fast track authority,” the House and Senate will authorize corporate tribunals and international lawyers to...
  • Home auto repair
    Automakers petition Congress to criminalize some home car repairs
    A group of automakers is petitioning Congress and the copyright office to make certain types of home car repairs illegal. The Auto Alliance, composed of 12 major car manufacturers, made a push on April 22 to stretch the Digital Millennium...
  • Benghazi will open in time for Election 2016
    Scrap Hillary for whom else?
    First of all, know that Republicans want to hang Hillary for the Benghazi disaster. Let’s define “Benghazi disaster” in no uncertain terms. The American outpost was established prematurely and in haste because President Obama...
  • Mitch McConnell
    Mitch McConnell introduces bill to extend Patriot Act spying powers
    The Patriot Act’s extremely unpopular surveillance program that has been decried by both the left and the right repeatedly since its inception gained a supporter on April 21. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill Tuesday...
  • Rep. Lipinski takes action to protect the U. S. workers
    Rep. Lipinski takes action to protect the U. S. workers
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is still being negotiated with eleven major counties in secret and earlier this month a bill was introduced to limiting Congress and the Senate a simple yes-or-no vote, by a simple majority within 90 days on any...
  • U.S. Congress on the move with bipartisan actions
    U.S. Congress on the move with bipartisan actions
    Politico reported breaking news yesterday that the Senate has reached a deal to pass a bipartisan human trafficking bill which clears the way for a confirmation vote on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch later this month. "There is a...
  • US Senator Bernie Sanders
    Progressives, unappeased, protest 'Fast Track' for Pacific Trade Agreement
    So, after months of sounding the alarm, the legislation giving Fast Track authority to President Obama to conclude the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has come out lightening fast with bipartisan support from both Senate and House...
  • Map the Meal Gap 2015 released
    Learn about hunger in your congressional district
    A new, interactive map by Feeding America lets you find out the rate of hunger in your state, county and congressional district. The Map the Meal Gap 2015 lets you see where hunger resides in America.Using this tool, you can even find out the...
  • Cooperation and goodwill alive in the U.S. Congress?
    Cooperation and goodwill alive in the U.S. Congress?
    One senator stated, "There's just a huge pent-up demand to actually get something done, on both sides." Can it be that the hopes and prayers of the people are being answered and fulfilled though a new fresh breathe of a cooperative...
  • Food for Peace needs funding
    Congress must hear the cries of hunger from abroad
    As Congress debates the foreign aid budget, they should hear the cries of hunger from abroad. They should also listen to the echoes of history.In fact, one of these came at a recent Congressional hearing on the foreign aid budget, which included...
  • Mitch McConnell
    GOP-led Senate is bigoted: Loretta Lynch instance
    Loretta Lynch’s nomination being held hostage by the GOP-led Senate isn’t just “embarrassing” as President Obama describes it. The action is filled with back room deep-seeded resentment about an African American President...
  • Radical right
    Republican radical veterinarian, Ted Yoho on the loose
    Out of the barn, Veterinarian Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) represents a conservative constituency from his home state that is located in the Panhandle where it is rural and historically Democrat. Therefore, Dr. Yoho’s emergence here is sort of out of...
  • Democrats are declaring early victory
    Democrats are declaring early victory
    Is that right? An email from the Democrat Party reports several facts that point toward good news in Election 2016 if conditions stay on track. Let’s discuss.Voters don’t like the new congress. They don’t like Speaker Boehner,...
  • Senators
    To war again?
    So the administration and P5+1 have negotiated a framework for an agreement to keep Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. Benjamin Netanyahu…naturally…hates it. But most of the rest of the world is ecstatic that, finally, three months...
  • Unhappy with Congressional oversight
    Like it or not, Congress needs to review the Iran deal
    Obama doesn't want Congressional review. A free-range Obama in matters of foreign policy is too much to accept for a wary Congress. In something as sensitive as a nuclear deal with Iran, Congress must be included and should have been on board...
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