Dem Rep. John Lewis Outraged: Republicans “Have Never Supported This President!”…

“He has a point, Democrats were so supportive of the Bush administration, the least we can do is back Obama”… said nobody. Via Breitbart: An emotional Rep John Lewis (D-GA) took to the house floor Wednesday to argue against the House Republicans proceeding with a lawsuit against President Barack Obama. “From the first day in office, […]

House backs VA bill, 420-5

 The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $17 billion overhaul of the troubled Veterans Affairs Department.The 420-5 vote sends a conference agreement worked out by negotiators in both chambers to the Senate, where it is also expected… More >

24% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Twenty-four percent (24%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending July 27. This finding, down two points from last week, is the lowest since the beginning of November when the country was fresh off the temporary […]

LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal

As was the case two years ago, Americans identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender are significantly more Democratic than other Americans, and are significantly more likely to approve of Barack Obama’s job performance. More >

Unable to Secure Votes, Boehner Begins to Crack on Border Bill

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House GOP leadership is beginning to crack on its position that it would not include any language intended to prohibit the President from expanding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive amnesty in a border bill package. Unable to find enough Republicans to pass the bill without the help of Democrats, who are lining […]

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Senate confirms new VA secretary

THE TOPLINE: The Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved Robert McDonald to run the troubled Veterans Affairs Department.Lawmakers approved the former Procter & Gamble executive in a 97-0 vote, giving McDonald a clear mandate… More >

Firm issues soft denial against Iron Dome hack

Confirmed ‘Chinese hack’ downgraded to ‘alleged’ intrusion An Israeli defence firm linked to Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence platform has denied reports it was hacked by Chinese attackers who made off with information on the military technology.… More >

Personal Privacy Is Only One of the Costs of NSA Surveillance

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There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty of the NSA’s unfettered surveillance of our digital lives. But the ongoing revelations of government eavesdropping has had a profound impact on the economy, the security of the internet and the credibility of the […]

The Iconic WWI Vehicle That Paved the Way for Modern Cars

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When the First World War began in June 1914, the automobile was in the middle of its awkward teen years. The vehicles had popped up in the hands of the wealthy and early adopters, and Henry Ford had just started mass production of the Model T. But getting around on horseback was still the go-to […]

Rasmussen Employment Index Down One Point in July

The Rasmussen Employment Index which measures worker confidence fell another point in July. This is the second month in a row the index is down after reaching a six-year high in May. At 98.4, worker confidence is down from June’s 99.1. The index reached its highest finding in six years of regular tracking in May […]