Urgent Notice: Whatever you do, don’t drink the water!

Say what you will about Republican politicians, but don’t say they’re not concerned about the purity of the water we drink. On the contrary, they’ve warning for years now that the well has been poisoned by a fellow named Barack Hussein Obama. HERE‘s a handy collection of those warnings.  ...

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It’s absurd to argue that Obama’s immigration plan is lawless

If the bogus right-wing claims made against President Obama’s immigration-reform initiative came in the form of snowplows, the streets of Buffalo could be cleared by nightfall. Most of the complaints come from ordinary folks who are completely unaware of certain facts regarding Obama’s record concerning illegal immigrants. They don’t know, for example, that deportations of illegals have increased under Obama, as have expenditures on border security. They also don’t know the number of people trying to cross our border...

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Theory: Obama leaked a scoop to Fox News just to mess with John Boehner’s mind

Everyone loves a story about how someone they don’t like is cleverly outmaneuvered by someone they do like. THIS is just such a story, but it’s too complicated to excerpt here. Read the whole...

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Just like all his predecessors, Obama can choose not to enforce certain laws

The White House announced today that President Obama will address the nation Thursday night on his plans to issue an executive order on immigration reform, which no doubt will touch off a firestorm of outrage among Republicans in general and GOP lawmakers in particular. If you want to sound well-informed on this controversy, even if you disagree with the direction of Obama’s initiative, you’ll acknowledge that history is on his side in terms of the legality of what he’s doing. You see, a president doesn’t have to fully...

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GOP claim that Obama is a dictator rests on public ignorance of American history

Much has been written in recent days about how the executive order President Obama is expected to issue on immigration reform mirrors similar actions taken by two of his Republican predecessors, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. But these history lessons are lost on most Americans. So are stories about executive orders issued by Abraham Lincoln regarding slavery, Franklin Roosevelt regarding the internment of Japanese-Americans, Gerald Ford regarding draft evaders in the Vietnam era and other examples of presidents exercising the grant of...

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