government shutdown

Gop Rep. Says Struggling Federal Workers Who Can’t Pay Bills Will Enjoy ‘Benefit’ Of Shutdown

Gop Rep. Says Struggling Federal Workers Who Can’t Pay Bills Will Enjoy ‘Benefit’ Of Shutdown

Just when you think a Republican’s capacity for ignorance and heartlessness could sink down no further in the sewer, someone like Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) comes along and says “hold my beer.” This week Republicans are divided surrounding the looming government shutdown, so many have decided to take their cues from Donald Trump and let […]

TRUMPERTANTRUM- Shut Down The Whole Government Until He Gets His Way (Tweets)

TRUMPERTANTRUM- Shut Down The Whole Government Until He Gets His Way (Tweets)

Apparently the President of the United States has no idea what his own party is trying to achieve. Apparently relations between Trump and the Congress controlled by his own Republicans is so bad they don’t talk about even the most pressing issues. I know this because the Republican controlled Congress is just about to pass its first […]

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown If He Doesn’t Get Money To Build His Idiotic Wall (VIDEO)

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown If He Doesn’t Get Money To Build His Idiotic Wall (VIDEO)

Federal agencies are preparing for a partial government shutdown after President Donald Trump indicated he wouldn’t accept a budget without money for his stupid Mexican wall. This week marks the end of the federal financial year, and every year it seems like one party or the other threatens a government shutdown over some idiocy. This […]

Government Shutdown Over Syrian Refugees Looming

Government Shutdown Over Syrian Refugees Looming

Having been in office less than three weeks, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-WI, may already be facing the impending peril of a government shutdown. A number of political officials have introduced legislation or at least talking points demanding changes or an outright stop to the White House’s plan of taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees. Two […]

Fiorina Vows To Fix The Government By Shutting It Down

Fiorina Vows To Fix The Government By Shutting It Down

Carly Fiorina, former HP Chief Executive Officer turned GOP presidential hopeful, talked government policy at the Nov. 10 GOP debate, hosted in Milwaukee, Wis., by Fox Business News. Fiorina vowed to enact her own version of a government shutdown to “fix” it because it adapts so well. The same “fix” would also give Congress incentives to sit on their […]

Elizabeth Warren To Teddy Boy Cruz: You Want A Fight Over Planned Parenthood? Bring It On!

Elizabeth Warren To Teddy Boy Cruz: You Want A Fight Over Planned Parenthood? Bring It On!

Ted Cruz may think he’s got Washington, D.C. on pins and needles due to his threat to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t agree to cut all federal funds for Planned Parenthood, but Elizabeth Warren says she’s ready for Teddy Boy and the fight he claims he’s spoiling for. Giving a speech in Austin, […]

Why The Power Shift In The Senate May Lead To…Nothing

With the dust starting to finally settle on the power shift in the Senate that took place Tuesday, reality may have a voice in what happens now. When you take the talk of ?sweeping change? out of the GOP’s visions of grandeur, the reality is that between the infighting between your rank and file Republicans […]

Why I Loathe The Christian Right…They Are Dark (VIDEO)

Why I Loathe The Christian Right…They Are Dark (VIDEO)

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Steve Stockman Calls Ted Cruz Brilliant

Steve Stockman Calls Ted Cruz Brilliant

Republican Congressman Steve Stockman, who represents Texas’ 36th Congressional District, thinks Ted Cruz’s government shutdown strategy was “brilliant”. As usual the Tea Party fanatic from Texas is disconnected from political and empirical reality. While public opinion polls unequivocally show that the government shutdown was an unmitigated public relations disaster for the GOP, Stockman hails Ted […]

Ted Cruz Shutdown Drama Makes His Dad Crazier With Cuba Paranoia

Ted Cruz Shutdown Drama Makes His Dad Crazier With Cuba Paranoia

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), appeared on Glenn Beck’s show this week to let us all know that we are becoming just like Cuba before communism. On the show he said: “Well did you know Glenn we have a ministry of misinformation in this country it’s called the liberal media and they […]

Right Wing Media Criticizes GOP’s Failed Strategy

Right Wing Media Criticizes GOP’s Failed Strategy

The Right Wing Media had been a co-conspirator and active participant in the attempt to obstruct and bring down the Obama Presidency since Inauguration Day, 2009.? It then gave support to the more seditious hostage taking of the Government, although the American people had the good sense to re-elect this President in 2012.? But now, […]

The ATF: Still Working Despite Shutdown

The ATF: Still Working Despite Shutdown

The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, or the ATF, has a special place at the top of the Right Wing and the NRA hate list. Presumably working through the GOP/Teabully Government shutdown without pay, heroic ATF agents arrested two alleged White Supremacists in Tucson, Arizona, confiscating a cache of weapons and ammunition […]

Can The GOP Survive Even After The Deal?

Can The GOP Survive Even After The Deal?

Tonight, with the United States teetering on the edge of a potential default, a deal appears to be likely later tonight if the House of Representatives passes the Senate’s bill. However, come February of 2014, it’s quite likely that dejavu will be taking place all over again. If we have learned anything since President Obama […]

November 4th, 2014: Democrats Retake US House of Representatives

November 4th, 2014: Democrats Retake US House of Representatives

As the tallying of results from yesterday’s 2014 Midterm elections are finalized, Democrats are jubilant in their 17-seat pickup, switching the majority back to the Democrats and returning Rep. Nancy Pelosi to the Speaker’s Gavel for the first time since 2010, when Republicans took it over in a stunning Tea Party victory. Pundits have all […]

Marsha Blackburn Freaks Out When Asks About Loyalty To U.S.

Marsha Blackburn Freaks Out When Asks About Loyalty To U.S.

Earlier today, MSNBC host Thomas Roberts had a somewhat heated exchange with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) when he asked her point blank: “Do you hate Obamacare more than you love your country?” This question came on the heels of the Congresswoman doing some artful retelling of history where she says only the GOP has wanted […]

Shutdown Puts Critical Research In Jeopardy

Shutdown Puts Critical Research In Jeopardy

As the Republican engineered US government shutdown continues its third week, it is becoming more and more apparent that US-based science research efforts and cooperative activities both at home and abroad are being impacted. Although signals of a possible compromise are coming from Washington, research and operations at federally-funded agencies has been severely hit by […]

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