CNN, State of the Union, Oct. 5, 2016. Sen. Lindsey Graham punts when asked about him hinting that he may toss his hat into the GOP clown car for 2016. Read more here... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/10/mccain-all-lindsey-graham-2016-run
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray may have reached a compromise on a short term budget deal, but don't think for one minute that it's going to keep our media Villagers from continuing to push for a "grand bargain."
With Congress at an impasse, it looks like the best they can do is stave off Sequester II and shift some costs to federal employees' and military pensions.
Now is the time to lance the boil of Republican extremism once and for all.
The U.S. government was officially shut down, and those responsible for the shutdown are already singing its praises.
House Speaker John Boehner in March admitted that "we have no immediate debt crisis." Now he's claiming otherwise.
We all knew this was coming, didn't we? President Obama is pushing for air strikes in Syria, so naturally the House Republicans are going to use it as an excuse to end the sequester cuts for military spending. Funny they never have the same concern for the cuts that do real damage to the working class and the poor.
As Americans struggle under the Congressional sequester, involvement in a war in Syria will cost us additional precious blood and treasure for years to come.
Rep. Joe Wilson asked Wednesday if the administration's decision to attack Syria was made to distract from other "scandals" like Benghazi and the IRS.
Fox called this a "compromise" but quite frankly, it's just more hostage taking from the GOP. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace that they're open to ending the sequester, but only if grandma gets it.
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