John Boehner has had one goal during his Speakership: Keep the Speaker's Gavel. That's it. So he did what he had to do to get past last week's Immigration Crisis vote to avoid a vote of confidence on his Speakership.
Impeachment is a necessary tool to prevent a corrupt autocrat who wields power over the country, from taking even worse actions in the future, whether it's Trump or a future president. If there are no boundaries now, there may not be any left in the future when they're even more desperately needed.
OK, Congress is mad at the President. I get it. They're mad because he didn't ask them for their permission to join two other permanent members of the UN Security Council in effecting a no-fly zone over Libya in...
The Hollow Men Triumphant?
In a re-election run in 2020, the novelty of being elected the first woman President will be gone, Hillary will be running on her politics and record then. And if neither Dem nor Repub voters are excited by them? Electing Hillary in 2016 may turn out to be voting to elect a Republican President in 2020.
John Boehner and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week last week....to be followed by another Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week this week.....Where's the Love?
The Fiction That Is Ruining Us I took formal civics instruction in 7th Grade and as a Junior in High School in preparation for a graduation requirement: the Citizens'...
"We have not as yet ascertained if the ham sandwich in Mr. Weiner's refrigerator is significant in any of our investigations but following our protocol, we have opened a secret investigation of it that we won't tell anyone about to protect its integrity."
This theory may have had its origin as an old wives' (or old grandfathers') tale but perhaps there is also a scientific basis for this...that you can't trust a man with thin lips. Let alone, a politician.
Reid insisted in 2010 that delaying the debt ceiling vote would ensure that the Republicans would own part of the responsibility. And so we find ourselves on the brink of disaster.