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Government Shutdown Delays Tax Filing Season Government Shutdown Delays Tax Filing Season
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The IRS announced today that the government shutdown that lasted from October 1 to October 16 will cause the start of the 2014 tax filing season to be delayed. Unfortunately, the deadline to file taxes (unless you file for an …

Obama Catches Fainting Woman During Speech Obama Catches Fainting Woman During Speech
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It was a real Hail To the Chief moment for President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden at the White House today. Most news outlets reported that the Commander-in-Chief was there to add his own voice to the throng of …

Jeh Johnson: Controversial Lawyer To Be Nominated as Head of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson: Controversial Lawyer To Be Nominated as Head of Homeland Security

According to an unidentified White House official, President Barack Obama will nominate criminal trial lawyer Jeh Johnson on Friday 18, 2013, to be the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The official made the following remarks …

The Government Shutdown Is Over, Debt Ceiling Raised The Government Shutdown Is Over, Debt Ceiling Raised

The Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, have come up with the Reid McConnel deal, which was passed earlier Wednesday by both the House and Senate, ultimately ending the government shutdown and avoiding default.The …

Government Shutdown Ends: House and Senate Reach a Deal Government Shutdown Ends: House and Senate Reach a Deal

Who saw this coming? The House and Senate have reached a deal at the 11th hour and the government shutdown is over. Lawmakers in D.C. squabbled back and forth for weeks about the budget, causing around 1 million government workers …

Capt. William Swenson to be Awarded Medal of Honor Capt. William Swenson to be Awarded Medal of Honor

On October 15, President Barack Obama will award Captain William Swenson with the highest military honor in the Nation. Swenson joined the United States Army in 2002, and is being acknowledged for his bravery during combat in Afghan National Security …

Food Stamps Glitch Not Caused by Shutdown Food Stamps Glitch Not Caused by Shutdown
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People who receive food stamps were in for a shock today when they tried to pay for their groceries. A glitch in the national EBT system halted payments on Saturday, which meant people across 17 states had no money to …

President Rejects House Proposal, Talks Break Down President Rejects House Proposal, Talks Break Down
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“It’s now up to the Senate Republicans to stand up,” said Representative Raúl R. Labrador of Idaho after House Republicans left today’s meeting on the fiscal crisis in the Capitol. Angry Republicans reported that Obama has rejected yet another offer …

Truckers Ride for the Constitution Event Will Begin Friday Truckers Ride for the Constitution Event Will Begin Friday
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First it was on. Then it was off. Now it’s back on again. No, we aren’t talking about Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson (pretty sure that relationship is still over)–we’re taking about the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” protest that …

Republican Party’s Approval At All-Time Low; Will the Debt Ceiling Be Raised? Republican Party’s Approval At All-Time Low; Will the Debt Ceiling Be Raised?
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This probably shouldn’t come as much of a surprise since Republicans are getting the bulk of the blame for the government shutdown, but the approval rating of the Republican Party is now at an all-time low. According to a Gallup …

Redskins Name Change: Owner Writes a Letter to Fans Redskins Name Change: Owner Writes a Letter to Fans
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Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has previously said that he wouldn’t change the name of his team, a stance he upheld in a letter he sent out today. The Redskins owner has been under pressure from numerous groups and individuals, …

Brenda Barton: Calls Obama “De Fuhrer”, Takes Heat Brenda Barton: Calls Obama “De Fuhrer”, Takes Heat
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Brenda Barton, a state representative for Arizona since 2010, is frustrated at the antics of government these days. Since the government shuttered its doors last Tuesday, there have been many critics on both sides. Like many of those, she has …

Obama: Negotiations Don’t Require Threats Obama: Negotiations Don’t Require Threats

President Obama spoke in a news conference from the White House today and urged the Republicans to end the threats and “get down to work”. While House Speaker John Boehner has urged Obama to negotiate on a spending plan, the …

Barack Obama Is The First Gay President Barack Obama Is The First Gay President
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This writer takes both personal interest and joy in the wacky world of conspiracy theories about president Barack Obama. Springing from such fertile lands of crazy as the conservative areas of the internet and the ever-entertaining-yet-simultaneously-infuriating Fox news, theories about …

Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan

In a completely non-startling move, the Senate voted against a fourth plan put forth by the House to defund Obamacare in order to stop the government shutdown. The deadline to actually avoid the shutdown came at midnight last night. When …

Government Shutdown: Congress Misses Deadline, Obama Tweets Government Shutdown: Congress Misses Deadline, Obama Tweets
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Another year, another threat of government shutdown–only this time, it happened. After Democrats and Republicans in Congress made the new budget dependent on whether Obamacare remained funded, the October 1 deadline at midnight was missed, and the shutdown is in …

Obamacare Exemptions: Is Congress Exempt? Obamacare Exemptions: Is Congress Exempt?
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So far several rumors have been spread in an attempt to get citizens to take a stand against Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act) and ask their Congressmen to repeal the law. We’ve heard about the death panels …

FAQ Obamacare Health Plan: What You Need to Know FAQ Obamacare Health Plan: What You Need to Know

Despite Republican attempts to stop the Affordable Care Act, most commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” some of the major changes the new healthcare law brings about are almost here. The bill was signed by President Obama in March 2010 and …

Detroit: “Bailout Would Have Been Better” Detroit: “Bailout Would Have Been Better”
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Back in July, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy. To help matters, the Obama administration made a pledge this week to send $300 million to Detroit. Considering that Detroit has $18 billion in debt, some residents …

Obamacare Fines: Not Prohibitive for Some Obamacare Fines: Not Prohibitive for Some
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WIth less than a week to go before Americans can start signing up for and buying health insurance through exchanges provided by the controversial Affordable Care Act (ACA), many are seeking to understand the penalties that will be levied on …

Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed

According to Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), there is something that could have prevented the Navy Yard shooting that killed 12 people: more good guys with guns. The shooting occurred last Monday when former Navy Reservist …