Category: Senate

Freshman Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin Introduces “Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act” As Permitted By The 25th Amendment

Michael J. Matheron, July 8, 2017 “In case of emergency, break glass,” [Maryland freshman Congressman Jamie] Raskin told Yahoo News in an interview, “If you look at the record of things that have happened...

Senate “Health [We Could Not] Care” Less Bill – Some Initial Facts About The GOP Plan To Hamstring Medicaid [video < 3 mins.]

Senate “Health [We Could Not] Care” Less Bill – Some Initial Facts About The GOP Plan To Hamstring Medicaid [video < 3 mins.]

The “Massacre Script” Redux at GOP Baseball Practice. GOP Whip Rep. Steve Scalise Wounded, Staffers, and Capitol Police Attacked By Armed Gunman

The “Massacre Script” Redux at GOP Baseball Practice. GOP Whip Rep. Steve Scalise Wounded, Staffers, and Capitol Police Attacked By Armed Gunman

“Invertebrate Zoology” Adds New Subspecies – the Republican Party

Bowing to an Obama administration edict that embargoed the scientific discovery described in this article until after Donald Trump’s inauguration, Wikipedia today added the Republican Party to its list of invertebrate subdivisions in its “Invertebrate Zoology” article.

Texas Senator John Cornyn Urges Colleagues To Follow Constitution And Delay Impeaching Hillary Clinton Until She Is Sworn In

Michael J. Matheron, November 3, 2016 Yesterday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the 2nd ranked Senate Republican, urged House and Senate legislators to hold off on impeachment hearings and related preparations until certain constitutional requirements...

Ted Cruz Embraces The Title ‘President-Elect’ On Same Day Of Rand Paul’s Announcement. Renders Rand Paul’s Presidential Candidacy Irrelevant.

Here was Ted Cruz, a man about to claim a unique place in American history. In his sonorous tenor voice he revealed:
“My dear friends, on January 20, 2017, at the exact moment when the Sun’s orbit around our homeland reaches its highest point in the sky, I shall begin my first eight-year term as your chief executive.” . . .

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Iowa Veterinary School Study: 47 Cows Correctly Identified Iran On A Map, Outperforming 47 GOP Senators By Huge Margin

Today, the partisanship whirlwind consuming Congress powered up substantially due to an Iowa veterinary school study that would normally go unreported because its conclusions reveal nothing we don’t already know. Yet, the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s report of its novel bovine intelligence intervention program unleashed a herd of raised national eyebrows signaling increased embarrassment for Republicans. The damage caused to . . .

Boehner Bends Left. On The Heels Of the DHS Funding Vote Will He Do Same To Pass A Clean Debt Limit Extension This Fall?

 Michael JF Matheron, March 4. 2015 With their iconic elephant in the lead, the debt limit carnival is upon us, as in again and again. We’ll hold our collective breath as we await news...

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On Eve Of GOP Primary, Missisippi’s Incumbent Senator Thad Cochran Successfully Courted Large Voting Bloc He’d Routinely Mistreated

According to exit interviews, the more than 1,500 Mississippi goats eligible to vote provided near unanimous support and thereby provided the cushion Senator Cochran needed in an oh-so-close election.

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