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Boehner: Wrong time to debate ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’

The Congress shouldn’t even consider policy changes offering equality for homosexuals while the country is facing a recession and two wars, according to the House Minority Leader. NBC’s David Gregory asked Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) to comment about President Barack Obama’s call to end the military’s controversial policy known as…

Obama to push for ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal in SOTU

UPDATE: President Barack Obama has pledged to work with Congress this year to end the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that bars homosexuals from serving openly in the military. But the president’s words weren’t strong enough for some gay-rights activists, who say that pledging to “work” on changing the…

Cornyn: Effect of Supreme Court campaign finance ruling ‘overstated’

Sen. John Cornyn wants everyone to calm down about a Supreme Court decision that would allow corporations to pour an unlimited amount of cash into campaign advertisements. Cornyn believes the effect of the decision has been “overstated.” “I think [the impact has] been overstated,” Cornyn (R-TX) told Fox News’ Chris…

GOP will ‘absolutely’ take over Congress in 2010

After telling Sean Hannity that the GOP wasn’t ready to take back Congress in 2010, RNC Chairman Michael Steele changed his tune Sunday. “We absolutely can take the Congress back this year,” Steele told NBC’s David Gregory. According to National Journal, members of Congress and top aides were livid with…

Kucinich: Obama should fire generals who spoke out on Afghan surge

Obama ‘giving his generals a little too much leeway’ Congressman Dennis Kucinich says President Barack Obama ought to fire the generals who publicly aired their views on the war in Afghanistan during this fall’s deliberations on a troop surge. The Ohio Democrat known for his anti-war views said there is…

Pressure on Pentagon as House pushes for ‘Don’t ask’ repeal

Nearly 100 members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates requesting detailed data on people discharged under the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. It is an opening salvo by progressive House members in what is shaping up to be a new political…

White House will bail out automakers instead

So, what was all that debate about? Why do we have a Congress? It increasingly seems they don’t have any power at all.…

Detroit megachurch prays over SUVs at the altar for industry bailout

WTF? If God cannot answer the call of those in more desperate straits, then these folks worshipping at the altar of Big Auto are in for a sore disappointment. Don’t expect any humility from the execs when they screw over the worker to save their own hides. With sport-utility vehicles…

Message: I Don’t Care And I Will See You Burn

You know, we could have avoided all of this if ethereally unknowable Negro Barack Obama had just agreed to do eleven billion townhalls with John McCain. Matthews: How many Congresspeople, members of Congress are in that anti-American crowd you describe? Bachmann: [Deer in the headlights] Matthews: How many Congresspeople you…

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