According to published sources, a former Bush administration official, representing the powerful payroll processing industry, is responsible for a letter to House Republicans encouraging them to reject the Senate plan to extend the payroll tax cut for working-class Americans. The letter has now become a major talking point for the Teapublicans in defense of their treasonous acts against average taxpayers.
For GOP Senators, whose immature temper tantrums have resulted in the postponement of important Senate work, including meetings with several military commanders who traveled all the way to Washington from Korea. Another hearing related to police contracts in Afghanistan was also cancelled due to Republican obstructionism. Perhaps the most aggravating aspect of it all is John [...]
Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) is a threat to the safety of every American, the clearest and most grotesque example of political obstructionism, and a plain old fart. It seems that the Republican Senator is blocking at least 70 “nominations on the Senate calendar,” effectively holding those nominations hostage until he gets what he wants. What [...]