obstructionism

Jim DeMint's Heritage Foundation is very busy instructing GOP leaders on how to lose in 2014. Read more...
Mitt Romney has stated publicly that he likes being able to fire people. But Big Bird? Yes, Big Bird was put on notice, as was the debate moderator, Jim Lehrer of PBS and the entire PBS network. Read more...
It's rare that a criminal publicly announces his intent to commit a felony. But when it came to their scorched-earth campaign of obstructionism to destroy the Obama presidency, GOP leaders weren't shy about their plans. While 15 top Republicans Read more...
"Congressional historians said Mr. Boehner's move was unprecedented." A month before Senate Republicans blocked Barack Obama’s popular jobs bill, that’s how the New York Times described Speaker John Boehner's refusal to grant the President's Read more...
The more things change, the more they stay the same. On the eve of midterms elections that could make him House Speaker, John Boehner announced, "This is not a time for compromise." His lieutenant Mike Pence (R-IN) echoed that line, declaring Read more...

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The Republican Party has a proposal for you. With your hope and change frustrated by their obstruction, they would like you to blame the president, stay depressed instead of volunteering, and forget to vote on November 2nd. In return, they'll Read more...
As Senate Republicans added blocking aid to small business to their record-setting obstructionism, Democrats this week failed to secure the needed Read more...
[media id=17563] (h/t David at VideoCafe) I think it's a clear indication that the Republican reflexive obstructionism has reached absurd levels wh Read more...
[media id=12395] Newt Gingrich let slip just what the relationship between that "totally natural grassroots" uprising of "ordinary Americans" -- aka Read more...
From the Senate Democrats Sen. Franken speaks out on the GOP's continued abuse of the filibuster: Freshmen and sophomore Democratic Senators today Read more...