Political Fantasies “Trump” Realities

Donanld Trump and Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON –Donald Trump told Kevin Cirilli and Bob Cusack with The Hill last week that he was considering a third-party run for the 2016 presidential race. More specifically, Trump said this would be in the event that he is not treated fairly by the Republican National Committee during the primaries. Trump proclaimed: “I want to do what’s right for the country — not what’s … [Read more...]

Rand Paul and Iran’s “History of Untrustworthiness”

Rand Paul with Lindsey Grahamn

WASHINGTON - As controversy surrounding the recent international agreement on an Iranian nuclear program continues to swirl, U.S. foreign policy regarding Iran looms as a seminal 2016 election issue. Republican candidates in particular appear to be the most fixated, or at the least the most passionate, on this policy area.The Mike Huckabee campaign, to provide the most … [Read more...]

16 Best False Left/Right Paradigm Memes

Democrats And Republicans

Democrats and Republicans, are they really all that different?Republicans get angry about Obamacare, but under George Bush, Republicans signed into law a four hundred billion dollar increase in subsidies to pharmaceutical companies.  It was the largest expansion of Medicare since the program was created in 1965.Democrats get angry about Republican war mongering and … [Read more...]

One voter shows up at Santorum event in Iowa


By Nick GassAt first, one was the loneliest number for Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday.Just one Iowan showed up at 2 p.m. campaign stop Monday at a restaurant in the unincorporated community of Hamlin, population 300, according to a report from The Des Moines Register — Peggy Toft, an insurance agent who chairs the county’s Republican … [Read more...]

Obama lawyers asked secret court to ignore public court’s decision on spying


Justice Department’s national security chief cites six-month transition period in the USA Freedom Act as a reason to turn the bulk surveillance spigot back onBy Spencer AckermanThe Obama administration has asked a secret surveillance court to ignore a federal court that found bulk surveillance illegal and to once again grant the National Security Agency the … [Read more...]