Turtlehead Blows Up Congress

(Washington, DC — April 7, 2017) – Facing an unbreakable filibuster on Donald Trump’s (R-NY) choice for the next Supreme Court Justice, Senate Republicans yesterday chose to implement the “Nuclear Option” to ram through the nominee. The Senate is dead. Long live the Senate. The seat on the SCOTUS has been vacant since February 13,…

Gorsuch Nominated to Fill Stolen SCOTUS Seat

(Washington, DC — February 1, 2017) – Donald Trump (R-NY) last evening nominated Colorado Federal Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat left by untimely death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. Let four years of filibusters begin. On February 13, 2016, Scalia was found dead at the Cibolo Creek Ranch resort in…

NRC’s Burning Question Answered: Burns Gets the Chair

(Rockville, MD — January 1, 2015) – Rational average, ordinary, everyday Americans would agree that certainty and stability is needed in the nuclear power arena. They would agree that having a level of calm efficiency is essential at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the agency responsible for regulating the nation’s civilian nuclear program. They would…

Chuck and Lamar Go to the Senate

(Washington, DC) – In the coming days, the United States Senate will debate a bill – on a bipartisan basis – and both Democrats and Republicans will be allowed to introduce amendments. This seems like a novel way to govern. Except that this is how the Senate is supposed to work. After years of accusations,…