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Stewart: Republican diplomacy ‘is like a glory h*le: Just stick it in and you worry about the consequences later’

Jon Stewart lashed out at Republican opposition to the prospect of a non-military solution to Syria’s chemical arsenal on The Daily Show Monday. To many conservatives, Stewart argued, “international diplomacy is like a glory h*le: Just stick it in, and you worry about the consequences later.” Stewart took particular issue…

Congress sends veterans jobs bill to Obama

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives on Wednesday gave final approval to a measure aimed at helping military veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan get jobs, and repealing certain payments required of government contractors. The lopsided 421-0 vote sent the legislation to President Barack Obama to sign…

Obama to send jobs bill to Congress

US President Barack Obama will ratchet up pressure on Republicans on Monday by sending his $447 billion American Jobs Act to Congress and calling on lawmakers to pass it, a White House official said. Obama will hold an event in the Rose Garden of the White House including people who…

Obama: Working without Congress ‘tempting’

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama said Monday it was “tempting” to think of going it alone without Congress after weeks of trying to forge an elusive debt deal with his Republican foes. “Believe me, right now dealing with Congress… the idea of doings things on my own is very…

A Plan For The Future

If I’m in charge of the non-Republican of the two major political parties, I think I have a way to completely short-circuit any Republican opposition to my plans: just mention the Fairness Doctrine. First, it proves that Rush Limbaugh actually is the effective head of the Republican Party, as any…

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