An academic look into the driving forces behind American Federal policymaking concludes that the average citizen in the United States has “essentially zero” influence over the direction of government. According to the report, even when a majority of Americans wants the government to do something, it is powerless against the influence of “economic elites” – […]
What a difference a few short months of fundraising and golf outings make. President Barack Obama started the year with an apparent fresh optimism when he sat down for a sympathetic interview with The New Yorker in January. Back then, Obama dismissed the boiling kettle of Sunni extremism in Syria and Iraq as the bumblings of an inept “Jayvee” team— as in, these guys are lightweight terrorists compared to the al-Qaida we just decimated.
Farmers and the EPA are at war over a proposed rule change that the EPA says will bring a tiny fraction of waterways under Clean Water Act jurisdiction but that farm groups — and Republicans in general — say is a major Federal land grab and would bring “every drop” of water under EPA authority.
Suddenly, every prominent Democratic leader is warning that if Republicans aren’t defeated this November, they will try to impeach President Barack Obama. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, warned a meeting of the National Urban League last week, “That’s what Republicans have told us … they’ll do.”
Voters may be sick of Congress, but they appear to be more disgusted with Democrats in Congress than Republicans. A new poll indicates that a plurality of voters not only wants the House of Representatives to continue with a Republican majority, but that they also want a Republican majority in the Senate.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) spoke passionately on the House floor Wednesday against any talk of impeaching President Barack Obama, arguing that Democrats never tried to impeach Republican President George W. Bush when he went to war with Iraq under false pretenses. One small problem with her claim: Lee co-sponsored the Bush impeachment bill in 2008.
Ben Crystal examines the latest Democratic attempt to “prove” that Republicans hate poor people, or create poor people, or are mean to poor people, or something to that effect.
An official from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Thursday told a Congressional panel that Americans shouldn’t expect this year’s Obamacare enrollment period to go smoothly, despite months of bad publicity about Healthcare.gov’s infamous rollout problems and hundreds of millions of dollars spent to correct them.
Government is complicit in the price suppression and manipulation of gold and silver and welcomes the insider trading that helps to achieve this result. The conclusion is inescapable: If illegality benefits the machinations of the U.S. government, the U.S. government is all for illegality.
The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, remains one big mess. Now the Barack Obama Administration is harassing hundreds of thousands of those who have signed up for the world’s biggest boondoggle, seeking verification of eligibility for subsidies they were initially told they were eligible to receive.
The documents requested include birth certificates, Social Security cards, high school diplomas, driver’s licenses, pay stubs and voter registration cards.