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    Benghazi Vote in House Shows Bipartisanship Works
    The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee has completed its investigation of the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012.The report issued by the House Intelligence Committee reached the conclusion that the CIA and U...
  • Trey Gowdy
    Time for Congress to knock off Benghazi
    It is time for Congress to knock off Benghazi, but they won't.Rep. Trey Gowdy is chairman of the House Select Committee probing the Benghazi attack and he has been reappointed by Speaker John Boehner. Why? It isn’t because he has done...
  • Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush
    The GOP plan for total self-defeat in 2016
    One would think after the GOP tidal wave victory in 2014, that Republicans would have some notion of wanting to follow the great victory by winning the presidency in the 2016 election. But instead, it seems that the GOP has a plan for self-defeat...
  • Corporate -income tax cut back on the table in Tallahassee
    Corporate -income tax cut back on the table in Tallahassee
    Well, it didn't take long for corporate-income tax cuts to get back on the table in Tallahassee.Fresh off of their romp in the 2014 mid-term elections, Rick Scott and the Republicans are continuing their crusade to reduce the amount of taxes...
  • St Johns County’s Elite Celebrate
    St Johns County’s Elite Celebrate
    St Johns County’s Elite CelebrateNovember 18, 2014In St Johns County, Florida, there are the elite and then, there are the ordinary people. The relationship is the same as the one we have in Washington. The contempt people have for officials...
  • Time to pull the plug
    When is it time to pull the plug on oil investment?
    The time is now.Capitalists who have deep investments in petroleum and fossil fuel reserves are conflicted with the national and global imperative to transform to renewable energy. States such as Alaska, and others that have fossil fuel reserves...
  • Republican consultant, and pundit, Karl Rove
    Moderate GOP Senate candidates were the big losers on election night
    The conventional wisdom espoused by the GOP establishment and pundits like Karl Rove was the idea that Tea Party supported candidates, that won GOP primaries, would be the big losers on election night in this year's mid-term elections. But a...
  • Barack Obama
    Obama offers to walk John Boehner's dog if the House votes on immigration
    President Obama spoke to a packed crowd in Las Vegas on Friday, less than 24 hours after he made his prime time address discussing his upcoming executive orders on immigration. Speaking to supporters, the president acknowledged that he had offered...
  • Lawsuit filed by Republicans against Barack Obama
    Republicans Sue Obama over his unconstitutional health care law
    House Republicans today began lawsuit proceedings against the Obama Administration over its implementation of the President's disastrous health care law, which most Americans know as “Obamacare.” The lawsuit alleges, among other...
  • Immigration order brings out the crybabies
    Checkmate: GOP must pass immigration reform
    Pass the bill.The House Republicans are frustrated, but the commander-in-chief master player made the best move on the board and “mated” them into a corner. He telegraphed his move in advance, but by that time all of the pieces were in...
  • No easy way for the American people to rescind Obama's amnesty order
    No easy way for the American people to rescind Obama's amnesty order
    President Barack Obama relayed his executive order to the American people Thursday night. He announced he will protect millions of undocumented immigrants who have U.S. citizen children from deportation. As expected, Republican lawmakers began...
  • Obama's speech another great opportunity lost to arrogance
    Obama's speech another great opportunity lost to arrogance
    President Barack Obama’s Thursday night address to the nation on immigration, and his plan to initiate reform through executive action, set off a firestorm around the nation. Conservatives are crying foul, claiming the President has...
  • Republican response
    On being American: Immigration reform
    There will be three types of responses today the President’s having cut some slack for illegal immigrants via executive order:Positive but reserved response from those advocating immigration reformNegative response from those who want...
  • Obama's executive order may haunt him long after his presidency ends
    Obama's executive order may haunt him long after his presidency ends
    President Obama is expected to issue an executive order Thursday night that will provide amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants now living in this country. The firestorm such a move will create is incalculable. Moreover, the Republicans are...
  • Republicans can use Congressional rules to thwart Obama
    Republicans can use Congressional rules to thwart Obama
    With Republicans firmly in control of both houses of Congress beginning in January, speculation has grown as to which direction the new leaders will take the country, particularly in the Senate. But apart from two or three issues, the Republicans...