GOP Obamacare Replacement Will Make America Sick Again

(Washington, DC — March 6, 2017) – Republicans today released the American Health Care Act, their long-awaited version of “repeal and replace” for Obamacare (aka Public Law 111-148 aka the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act aka the Affordable Care Act). And, as has been expected for nearly seven years, the American Health Care Act…

House with No Ethics Seeks to Eliminate Ethics Oversight Office

(Washington, DC — January 4, 2017) – Blatant stupidity from House Republicans turned what should have been a day of celebration into 2017’s version of Nazi Germany’s 1933 Reichstag Fire. Upon these ashes will they drag America into the abyss. Yesterday saw the swearing in of the 115th Congress, allowing Republicans to take firm control…

Eggs-citement over Racial Incitement at Denny’s

(Spartanburg, SC — December 31, 2016) – A popular restaurant chain with a history of discrimination and racism has embraced the supporters of the incoming administration of Donald Trump (R-NY). They’ve decided if you can’t lick ’em, join ’em. Denny’s, a multi-million dollar business, has decided to change its slogan to keep in line with…

WV Lawmaker Asks Hillary How It’s Hangin’

(Charleston, WV — July 18, 2016) – After an 80-year absence, West Virginia Delegate Michael Folk (R-WV) apparently wants to re-introduce public hangings in the United States. And Hillary Clinton (D-NY) is first in line for the gallows. Speaking like a true Trumpist Brownshirt – or a frothing-at-the-mouth Tea Partyist – Folk recently spoke out…

Ryan is the Next Speaker

(Washington, DC — October 30, 2015) – Just in time for Halloween, amid much weeping and wailing, Paul Ryan (R-WI) became the 54th Speaker of the House yesterday. And the weeping and wailing didn’t come solely from outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). Facing a revolt from the misnomered and conservative House Freedom Caucus, “Weeper-In-Chief” Boehner…

McCarthyisn’t the Next Speaker

(Washington, DC — October 8, 2015) – Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) unexpectedly withdrew his name from contention as the next Speaker of the House today, throwing both the House and Congressional Republicans into a vortex of utter confusion – even for them – and forcing a postponement on the previously-scheduled leadership election. “The leadership election…

Boehner Resigned to His Fate

(Washington, DC — September 25, 2015) – What’s the best way to take the public’s mind off Congressional financial mismanagement which is slated to cost the country tens of billions of dollars in just a few days? Resign. Such is the choice of John Boehner (R-OH), who announced this morning that he’s resigning both as…