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Bryan Fischer: Closing WWII Memorial proves Obama’s soul has a ‘heart of darkness’

American Family Association (AFA) Director of Issues Analysis Bryan Fischer said on Wednesday that he had gotten a peek into President Barack Obama’s soul and discovered a “heart of darkness.” On Tuesday, lawmakers like Reps. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and Louie Gohmert (R-TX) had showed up at the Word War II…

The Government Shutdown Demonstrates GOP Hostility Towards Democracy

Ordinary Americans, defying the GOP’s wishes by voting. Rachel Maddow’s segment on why the Republicans are shutting down government is a must-watch tour de force: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy As she explains in the video, House Republicans have not shown a bit…

Republican rep. shouts 9/11 ‘Let’s roll!’ battlecry before anti-Obamacare vote

A Republican House member from Texas says that he was echoing cries made by Americans who died on United Flight 93 during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks when he shouted “Let’s roll” before the vote to delay President Barack Obama’s health care reform law over the weekend. According to the…

Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul on SNL: ‘Because there wasn’t Obamacare, he started cooking meth.’

The cold open of last night’s Saturday Night Live featured “President Obama speaking in support of the Affordable Care Act.” The skit consisted of the president bringing “ordinary Americans” onstage to tell the crowd how Obamacare will effect their lives. The first speaker, a woman, said that she’s “psyched for…

Reid slams GOP’s ‘Thelma & Louise’ plan to shut down government and kill Obamacare

Sen. Majority Leader (D-NV) on Monday compared Republicans like Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) to film characters “Thelma & Louise” for their plan to shut down the government if President Barack Obama’s health care law was not defunded. “President Obama has been clear and I have been…

Obama speaking at Navy Yard shooting memorial: ‘Our tears are not enough … We are going to have to change’

President Obama said that change to America’s gun laws must come from public demand, because the political process alone isn’t sufficient, speaking Sunday during a memorial service in Washington, D.C. “Our tears are not enough,” Obama said. “Our words are not enough. We are going to have to change.” Part…

Government shutdown in sight as Republicans revolt over Obamacare

The House of Representatives doubled down Wednesday on a gamble to strip funding for “Obamacare” as part of a stop-gap budget, inching the US government closer to a shutdown. Congress has until September 30, the end of the fiscal year, to pass a temporary budget measure or see closures of…

Update: Larry Summers withdraws his name from Fed chairman consideration

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers withdrew his name from consideration as a nominee for the position of Federal Reserve Chairman today. Summers called President Obama on Sunday to withdraw his name. “I have reluctantly concluded that any possible confirmation process for me would be acrimonious and would not serve…

Maher mocks Republicans: Are they really against attacking Syria, or are they just ‘black-tracking’?

Bill Maher not only got a laugh out of Republican flip-flopping during President Barack Obama’s administration on Friday, but he shared a new word for it with his Real Time panelists. “It should be in the dictionary: ‘Black-track,’” Maher explained, defining it as, “The act of changing one’s mind because…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama addresses nation on prospect of attack on Syria

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the issue of a possible U.S. military attack against Syria at 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday. On Monday, Obama said in an interview with ABC News that Syria’s response to a Russian proposal to give up its chemical weapon stockpile was a “modestly…

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