Obama Offers Some Specifics In Latest State of the Union Speech (VIDEO)

Thursday, 30 January, 2014 |

Lots of interesting stuff has happened during our hiatus from the site.

Probably the biggest event was the annual State of the Union speech on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress discussing progress … Read More

Obama Declares ‘Year of Action’ Around Unemployment Efforts (VIDEO)

Monday, 13 January, 2014 |

President Obama and many American people have become fed up with Congressional inaction around the issues they care about most.

In his latest weekly address on January 11, the president declared that 2014 will be a year of action … Read More

Find Out If Your Congressional Rep Is Withholding Their Pay During Shutdown

Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 |

Here’s a pretty helpful list I found in The Washington Post of lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate who are voluntarily withholding or donating their pay during the federal government shutdown.

As of the drafting of this post, only 66 … Read More

Obama Talks to the American People About Shutdown (VIDEO)

Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 |

President Obama addressed the American people directly on Tuesday for the first time since the partial government shutdown took effect earlier in the day.

The president wasted no time placing blame squarely where it belongs — on the backs … Read More

GOP Planning Partial Government Shutdown Over Obamacare

Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 |

The GOP is only really good at one thing these days. And it’s obstructionism.

If you haven’t heard by now, another potential government shutdown may be headed to a federal government near you. In short, Congress needs to approve … Read More

U.S. Contemplates “Limited” Military Strikes In Syria (VIDEO)

Thursday, 5 September, 2013 |

Well, I am back to blogging from a personal break. In my absence, I have been in awe of the international news that has made headlines.

In short, the Syrian government and its president Bashar Al-Assad have been accused of … Read More

Head Start Disappears For 57,000 Children Due to the Sequester

Monday, 19 August, 2013 |

Budget tightening at the federal government is making its way into the lives of some of our youngest citizens.

More than 57,000 children ages 5 and under from low-income families will begin to feel the effects of the sequester, thanks … Read More

Obama Gets Rough With GOP About Blocking Economic Progress (VIDEO)

Thursday, 25 July, 2013 |

In a speech on Wednesday billed as one that “you will not want to miss,” President Obama TRIED to change the course of his second term economic policy.

Time will only tell how successful the president will be. But, … Read More

Lazy Congress Causes New Student Loan Rates to Jump

Monday, 8 July, 2013 | 1

Congressional inaction knows no limits these days.

In the wake of the Fourth of July holiday, lawmakers will return to Washington to face the issue of federal student loan rates that have doubled. It’s not that the problem got … Read More

Obama Updates the Public On the IRS Scandal (VIDEO)

Thursday, 16 May, 2013 |

President Obama spoke to reporters and the general public on Wednesday evening about the ongoing scandal with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

As reported, the IRS is accused of targeting conservative groups and their applications for tax-exempt status. The … Read More