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Rand Paul Sues Obama and NSA Over “Metadata” Rand Paul Sues Obama and NSA Over “Metadata”

Rand Paul has taken a bold step against the NSA’s collection of “metadata” from U.S. citizens. He announced today that he has filed a historic lawsuit against the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NSA Director Keith Alexander, FBI Director …

Janet Yellen to Make First Speech as New Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Make First Speech as New Fed Chair

Janet Yellen, as the newly appointed Fed chair and first woman to ever hold the post, will make her first comments today before the House Financial Services Committee and then Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. She has addressed these …

Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea

Last week, John Boehner pretty much shut down any talk in the House of immigration reform until Obama earns the trust of his fellow Republicans. Boehner released his own immigration overhaul principles only a couple of weeks ago, on Jan. …

Obama Approval Rating Harmful for Senate Democrats? Obama Approval Rating Harmful for Senate Democrats?
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Obama’s approval rating is down to 45% and while slightly higher than two months ago, these numbers seem to make hesitant his fellow Democrats that are up for re-election to the Senate, according to CNN. The Democrats currently hold the …

EU Corruption Costs Over €120 Billion A Year EU Corruption Costs Over €120 Billion A Year

An official EU report published Monday says corruption affects all member countries of the European Union and costs the bloc at least 120 billion euros ($162 billion) annually. She said the amount lost annually would be enough to fund the Union’s …

Utah Liquor Rules: Conservative Laws May Be Scaled Back Utah Liquor Rules: Conservative Laws May Be Scaled Back

Utah is considering a major change in its liquor laws. Under the current liquor rules, restaurants are required to have what are referred to as “Zion curtains,” which are barriers that keep patrons from seeing drinks made. Restaurants are also …

Google Continues To Build GOP Presence Google Continues To Build GOP Presence
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Google is reportedly getting closer and closer with the Republican party, which may come as a surprise to some given that the company was one of the top contributors to the Obama campaign. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that …

Monica Lewinsky: A Political Card 20 Years Later Monica Lewinsky: A Political Card 20 Years Later
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Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton are in the news! No, this isn’t a 90s flashback. Thanks to Rand Paul, their shenanigens really are back in the headlines. In an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, he declared that …

Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout? Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout?
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Health insurance is taking a mighty turn for the worse after this ill-fated attempt at “affordable care” by the Obama administration. Things are looking very bleak indeed after Thursday’s Moody’s rating downgrade of the outlook for inurance industry from “stable” …

Ukraine Protests Continue: At Least Two Protestors Slain Ukraine Protests Continue: At Least Two Protestors Slain

Reports indicate that turmoil is amplifying in Ukraine as protests stretch beyond its capital. On Friday, protestors in cities near Kiev surrounded government buildings, confronting authorities. The demonstrations, which began in November, were initially spurred after Ukraine opted out from …

Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis
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Controversial political commentator Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity’s self-titled Fox News channel talk show Monday night to sound off on Texas Senator Wendy Davis. Coulter, who appears frequently on Fox News, jumped at the chance to weigh in on …

Maria Conchita Alonso Faces Backlash Over Tea Party Ad Maria Conchita Alonso Faces Backlash Over Tea Party Ad
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Actress Maria Conchita Alonso is receiving  backlash over her support of  Tea Party Republican Tim Donnelly. Donnelly is a California State Assemblyman known for his vigorous opposition of undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. He is also the founder of the state …

Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’ Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and …

Chris Christie Heads Florida Fundraisers After Traffic Fiasco Chris Christie Heads Florida Fundraisers After Traffic Fiasco
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This weekend, Chris Christie heads south – and hopes that his political future doesn’t. As he travels to Florida, the New Jersey governor will be making be his first out of state trip following his lane closure scandal last year. …

Director Of Netflix’s ‘Mitt’ Amazed At How ‘Cheap’ Romney Is Director Of Netflix’s ‘Mitt’ Amazed At How ‘Cheap’ Romney Is
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While The Square is getting a lot of publicity this week for its Oscar nomination, another Netflix original documentary will debut next week on the 24th. Mitt follows the six years that filmmaker Greg Whitely had exclusive access to former …

More Americans Than Ever Identify as Liberal More Americans Than Ever Identify as Liberal

As Republicans debated Mitt Romney’s loss in the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election, one factor that came up repeatedly is that Republicans simply are not appealing to the growing demographics in the U.S. Pundits suggested that reaching out to …

Trey Radel Apologizes To GOP For Cocaine Use Trey Radel Apologizes To GOP For Cocaine Use

Trey Radel said Wednesday in an interview with The Washington Post that he has already issued a “heartfelt apology” to his Republican colleagues following his recent drug use charges to which he pleaded guilty. “I’m thankful I had that opportunity, …

Steven Seagal Talks About Running For Governor Steven Seagal Talks About Running For Governor
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One of Hollywood’s toughest action fighters is thinking about running for governor. Steven Seagal, 61, mentioned the idea in an interview while talking about his reality show “Steven Seagal – Lawman: Maricopa County.” The Arizona-based TV series, which airs on …

Obama Hawaii: Back to Reality Today Obama Hawaii: Back to Reality Today
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President Obama comes back to cold and blustery D.C. after two weeks in his hometown Hawaii. As the country watched his hair go from black to almost white in the past five years, the Associated Press tell us that the …

Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells 15,000 Shares Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells 15,000 Shares

A couple of interesting pieces of Yelp news have surfaced in that the company is lobbying for patent reform and copyright laws, and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has sold nearly 15,000 shares of the company. As first reported by The Hill, …

Melissa Harris-Perry Apologizes for Jokes About Mitt Romney’s Grandson Melissa Harris-Perry Apologizes for Jokes About Mitt Romney’s Grandson
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Another week brings us another TV network that people are threatening to boycott. Melissa Harris-Perry ruffled a few feathers after jokes were made about Mitt Romney’s black grandson on her show. On the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, Harris-Perry showed …