Category «Politics»

Married Same-Sex Couples In Utah Sue For State Recognition

View this image › JoNell Evans (left) and Stacia Ireland. Courtesy of ACLU WASHINGTON — Four same-sex couples married in Utah during the brief period when the state allowed such marriages are suing Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes, asking a state court to require the state government to recognize the roughly …

Bernie Sanders Has The Best Hair In Congress

1. This is Sen. Bernie Sanders. He is a self-described democratic socialist from Vermont. View this image › talkingpointsmemo.com 2. And this is what the ESTABLISHMENT wants you to think Bernie’s hair looks like. View this image › en.wikipedia.org 3. But Bernie told them, “I DO WHAT I WANT.” View this image › 4. This …

Official: Between 60% And 70% Of Obamacare Website Still Not Built

Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/11/19/HealthcaregovPercent-476×344.mp4. It’s been several weeks since HealthCare.gov was supposed to be fully up and running, but one official said that between 60 and 70% of the website hasn’t even been built yet. At a congressional hearing Tuesday, Deputy Chief Information Officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Henry Chao said …

Obama On Government Snooping Leaks: Nothing To See Here

View this embed › WASHINGTON — President Obama confirmed the existence of two highly classified surveillance programs Friday and told the American people he stands by them — but is open to having his mind changed. Obama confirmed the reported NSA program allowing government agents to monitor the metadata related to millions of phone calls …

Paul Ryan Didn’t Always Shy Away From The Word “Voucher”

1. On Medicare in 2009: “Converting Medicare into defined contribution sort of voucher system.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=741pQIIPWuU]Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=741pQIIPWuU. youtube.com 2. On Medicaid in 2010: “I would also say to people, look, we are going to you a voucher to get private health insurance to meet you needs.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85E5oZVzWCA]Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=85E5oZVzWCA. youtube.com Read …

Elizabeth Warren Runs As The Left’s Answer To Paul Ryan

View this image › Stephan Savoia / AP BOSTON, Mass. — Elizabeth Warren has been honing her consumer-based liberal message for years. On the stump in Massachusetts this week, she finally found her perfect foil. It’s not her opponent Scott Brown, an affable campaigner and eclectic legislator, who doesn’t match Warren’s ideological commitment or policy …

Hillary Clinton Takes On Congressional Republicans Over Obamacare

View this image › Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended the Affordable Care Act and criticized House Republicans at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York City. Getty Images At a Clinton Global Initiative panel discussion on women’s health, Hillary Clinton momentarily turned the conversation to Washington politics when she offered a …