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Senator Dodges Constituent – Until She Confronts Him On A Plane (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Senator Dodges Constituent – Until She Confronts Him On A Plane (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Senators across America vowed to listen to their constituents before voting on the new healthcare bill, which thankfully didn’t pass because House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) pulled it before the scheduled vote Friday. One woman grew tired of not getting a response from her senator. So she confronted him on a plane. Kendall Brown of Oklahoma […]

There’s A Good Reason To Impeach Trump Sooner Rather Than Later: And The GOP Know It (VIDEO)

There’s A Good Reason To Impeach Trump Sooner Rather Than Later: And The GOP Know It (VIDEO)

To impeach or not to impeach. That is the question. The question on the mind of House Speaker Paul Ryan and most Republicans that is. The impeachment process was never really supposed to be a political tool. Tied up in the Lockean philosophy to which much of early American political mechanics was based upon, once the criteria for removing an […]

OMG! Look At What These Numbskulls Named Their Healthcare Disaster! (VIDEO)

OMG! Look At What These Numbskulls Named Their Healthcare Disaster! (VIDEO)

We all know that the Affordable Care Act was nicknamed Obamacare, and we are all trying to come up with the most hilarious nickname for the Republican monstrosity that is meant to replace it. But it appears anything we can come up with is not nearly as ridiculous, or as funny, as what the Republicans […]

King Of Hypocrisy: Paul Ryan Keeps Sucking Up To Trump (VIDEO)

King Of Hypocrisy: Paul Ryan Keeps Sucking Up To Trump (VIDEO)

While watching President Donald Trump’s shockingly coherent speech to Congress last night, a lot of people commented on his calm tone and optimistic message. The press, even the ones who have been nearly at war with Trump for the past few weeks, wrote about his positive message. They wondered if they were seeing a performance or […]

House Republicans Helping President Trump Hide His Tax Returns (VIDEO)

House Republicans Helping President Trump Hide His Tax Returns (VIDEO)

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) proposed a resolution to allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to turn over President Donald Trump’s tax returns using an obscure law. Sounds like a great idea, but the House voted 229-118 to reject it. Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said this about it in a statement: “Tonight, House Republicans made themselves […]

Cards Against Humanity Creator Sends Copies Of ‘Secret Hitler’ Game To Every US Senator (VIDEO)

Cards Against Humanity Creator Sends Copies Of ‘Secret Hitler’ Game To Every US Senator (VIDEO)

Cards Against Humanity is a gaming phenomenon, and the game’s creators have been known to pull some pretty bizarre publicity stunts. One of those creators, Max Temkin, recently co-created a new board game called Secret Hitler, a hidden role game that models how fascism can take over a democracy. He and fellow Secret Hitler creators, Max Boxleiter […]

Over 200 GOP Reps Wimp Out – Cancel Town Halls (VIDEO)

Over 200 GOP Reps Wimp Out – Cancel Town Halls (VIDEO)

Last weekend, Congress took its first recess of the year. Normally, lawmakers devote this time to meeting with constituents in town hall meetings. But over 200 Republican lawmakers skipped their traditional town hall meetings this month. As of Feb. 16, Republicans in Congress had scheduled about 90 in-person town hall events in January and February. […]

GOP Congressman Spends Thousands On Meals But Won’t See Voters (VIDEO)

GOP Congressman Spends Thousands On Meals But Won’t See Voters (VIDEO)

During the final weeks of the 2016 campaign for the Missouri Seventh Congressional District the incumbent, Republican Billy Long, spent little time campaigning in his district, even though Congress was not in session. Long held a “Weekend in Vegas” fundraiser September 30 to October 3 at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel. His October quarterly report […]

PROOF That Dangerous School Vouchers Truly Suck (VIDEO)

PROOF That Dangerous School Vouchers Truly Suck (VIDEO)

President Trump and his utterly unqualified Secretary of Education are both huge supporters of school vouchers. Like other voucher fans, Betsy DeVos believes that by providing financial support to families, the government is giving them more choice about their children’s educations. But a new report in USNews shows that it’s actually those who oppose school vouchers, […]

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

For those upset about Donald Trump’s recent move to suppress the information coming out of science agencies, there is an answer. Congressmen Ted Lieu and Don Beyer have created a resource to help federal employees break the communications blackout. According to a press release from Lieu.house.gov: “The guide explains how to safely and responsibly share information, […]

Trump Republicans On The Spot To Put Up Or Shut Up On Veteran Support

Trump Republicans On The Spot To Put Up Or Shut Up On Veteran Support

On February 3, a bill was introduced in the House Of Representatives to reauthorize the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 which would help veteran-owned business and veterans maintain job security. We must watch this closely as it is uncertain what the Republican-majority Congress will do with this bill. The bill, introduced Democrat Rep. Steve […]

‘Trump A Danger To The Republic’: New Law Would Mandate Psychiatrist In White House (VIDEO)

‘Trump A Danger To The Republic’: New Law Would Mandate Psychiatrist In White House (VIDEO)

File this one under “too little, too late,” but at least his heart is the right place. Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California has been so troubled by the behavior of the new President of the United States that he wants to send a psychiatrist to the White House. The Congressman will be filing legislation […]

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

The Republican Congress is wasting no time in undoing many of the actions taken by the Obama administration. They are planning to use a provision called the Congressional Review Act, which allows them to look at, and possibly overturn, any rule issued by the Executive Branch. In the current case, Congress can review Executive Orders […]

Anti-Obamacare Congressman: No More Town Halls Cuz ‘The Women Are In My Grill’

Anti-Obamacare Congressman: No More Town Halls Cuz ‘The Women Are In My Grill’

Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA) has openly voiced his dislike for both the Obama Administration and the Affordable Care Act over the years. He has, time and time again, presented sub-standard alternatives to the ACA in an attempt to fuel his party’s own interest. In a time where we look to our state representatives for support, […]

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

Twas the night before Trump’s inauguration, when all through Facebook, over 200 thousand people were watching a live broadcast. It began: “This is a crime story. The perpetrators:  a pack of political operatives and the billionaires in the shadows behind them. The crime:  the theft of the White House and Congress.” Investigative reporter Greg Palast, a […]

While The World Made Pee Jokes, The Senate GOP GUTTED The ACA (TWEETS)

While The World Made Pee Jokes, The Senate GOP GUTTED The ACA (TWEETS)

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the Republicans in the Senate gutted the best provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This includes protections for people who have pre-existing conditions, allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance until they are 26, and so much more. Twitter is full of reactions to this. […]

Ted Cruz Introduces Amendment Limiting Congressional Terms (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Introduces Amendment Limiting Congressional Terms (VIDEO)

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) have introduced a Constitutional amendment to place term limits on legislators. Donald Trump mentioned imposing term-limits during his campaign. However, it will be a challenging fight for him. In 1995, the Supreme Court said that Congress can’t impose term limits by law, so that means it will have […]

Four Of The Most IMPORTANT Political Stories To Follow In 2017 (VIDEO)

Four Of The Most IMPORTANT Political Stories To Follow In 2017 (VIDEO)

This is a very interesting time in our nation’s history where two sides of the country are bearing down and coming nose to nose in a political, economic, and social manner that we haven’t seen in decades. Ethics seem to be thrown out the window and the old flames of racism and misogyny have been […]

Twitter Goes Nuts Over GOP Ethics – #GOPSongsAboutEthics (VIDEO)

Twitter Goes Nuts Over GOP Ethics – #GOPSongsAboutEthics (VIDEO)

The 114th U.S. Congress made it’s last moves this morning. The Republicans in Congress voted to get rid the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), which monitors the behavior of Congress members. Luckily, the rules change that would’ve done that was ultimately abandoned. That didn’t stop Twitter users from going nuts over the potential idiocy […]

Obstruction From Liberals is America’s Only Hope Under President Trump (VIDEO)

Obstruction From Liberals is America’s Only Hope Under President Trump (VIDEO)

An article published by The Hill suggests that Democrats will obstruct during a Donald Trump presidency. It acknowledges that this is similar to what Republicans did for eight years under President Obama. Take note that The Hill is a conservative news site. Compared to other services, it appears to hold back its bias. In this […]

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