By Tag "war"
The Senate will be spending this week on the nomination and confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may use the "nuclear option" to prevent the Democrats from filibustering the nomination. [...]
Each year more than one trillion dollars goes up in smoke. More accurately, it is stolen from the middle and working classes and shipped off to the one percent. I am talking about the massive yearly bill to maintain the US empire. Washington’s [...]
Secretary of State John Kerry today gave the Assad regime a new deadline -- one week to hand over chemical weapons, or else. The Guardian reports: The US secretary of state has said that President Bashar al-Assad has one week to hand over his [...]
So what else is new... The House of Representatives comes back to D.C. today. Today, they will consider fourteen bills under suspension of the rules. Among the bills considered is H.Con.Res. 11, a resolution calling on the U.S. Representative [...]
Usually when politicians apologize it’s because they have been caught doing something wrong, or they are about to be caught. Such was likely the case with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who recently offered an “apology” for the [...]
The war drums are beating loudly in Washington. But, I have to ask, what's the rush? For the second time in this administration, we find the President eagerly bolting headlong into war without Congressional approval. As in Libya, [...]