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A good deal with someone in bad faith is worse than no deal at all


by Karl Spain

And so the stage is set.

On one side stand President Obama and his cast of liberal supporters; only the diehard left is with him on this one…for a nuclear deal with Iran that will probably allow them to build a bomb within 5 years… 592 more words


Israel Wants US Congress to Add $300Mln for its Missile Defense Systems / Sputnik International


Israel asked US Congress to drastically increase funding for its missile defense program from $158 million, US President Barack Obama requested for fiscal year 2015, to almost $500 million, according to media reports. 136 more words


US Congress Passes Dep't of Homeland Security Funding Averting Shutdown / Sputnik International . . . this is the game they play with us. . . ~J


WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The extension passed 357 to 60 to fund the DHS until March 6 before US Congress will need to meet again to decide how to pass long-term funding for the agency. 190 more words


First Bibi now Ghani ... John Boehner invites Afghan President to address Congress

Fox News: House Speaker John Boehner invited Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday to address a joint meeting of Congress when he visits Washington next month. 48 more words

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What Congress Needs To Do Moving Forward

Congress sent a bill to the president regarding Keystone XL Pipeline, and they finally (after 6 years), got Obama to do something about the project, other than stall and obfuscate. 502 more words


NEWS TO MUSE: Safe for seven days, the policy of the pucker, the god Janus in DC, Putin channeling Stalin.

Its déjà vu all over again.

Seems like every day is Ground Hog Day.  Well, I guess that is the point.  I am thinking of the cliff hanger controversy over the funding of the Department of Home Security.  585 more words

Speaker's future suddenly gets cloudy

It might be that a supposition put forward to me months ago by someone close to House Speaker John Boehner might be panning out.

Boehner might want to throw in the towel on his effort to be the Man of the House. 277 more words

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