On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert interviewed former George W Bush henchman Donald Rumsfeld who had agreed to visit the Late Night with Stephen Colbert studio primarily to talk about his new “Churchill Solitaire” app. After some initial soft soaping, Colbert … Continue reading →
Last month’s race to be the next Speaker of the US Congress, brought forth some interesting candidates. None more so than Republican congressman Kevin McCarthy. Stephen Colbert was quick to highlight a number of issues with McCarthy’s candidacy including his comments … Continue reading →
The US, it seems, has reached the point where it simply accepts that mass shootings and mass murder are part of the American way of life. Due to copyright restrictions in order to watch the clip you need to type or copy and … Continue reading →
“The annual NRA convention was held [26/27 April] in Indianapolis, and its message was clear: you should be terrified of everyone and everything, and only guns can protect you.” The Wire 27 April 2014 Due to copyright restrictions in order to watch the … Continue reading →
The NRA must sense that clinging on to the 2nd Amendment justification for a lethal weapon free for all is becoming more difficult with each child massacre that happens in the US. At their recent annual convention they had a host … Continue reading →
It’s a depressingly familiar story. Massively funded lobbyist ensures policy decisions go in its favour through the ‘bribery’ of politicians – even when an overwhelming majority of the population cry out for change because the effect of the current policy … Continue reading →
With Speaker John Boehner bragging about his broken Congress this weekend, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched an online ad campaign telling Congressman Michael Grimm to stop being part of the problem.
On Face the Nation this weekend, Speaker Boehner said that Congressman Grimm and his Republican colleagues should be “judged on how many laws we repeal.” In practice, the House Republicans’ All-Repeal Agenda has created unparalleled gridlock — not jobs — and Congressman Grimm is part of the problem of a dysfunctional Congress.
“Americans want jobs, not a partisan, all-repeal agenda from Congressman Michael Grimm that hurts the middle class,” said Emily Bittner of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. “If this gridlock and partisanship don’t stop, Americans will judge Congressman Grimm not on how many laws Washington Republicans repealed, but on whether he stood up for everyday Americans against the broken Congress — and right now Congressman Grimm is failing.”