Republicans continue to lose big among minorities and women. It has culminated in the nomination of a bigot and a misogynist for president of the United States.
The HFC chairman takes some credit for the Boehner coup.
Some hedge funds and lawyers are going to be paying Uncle Sam a little bit more.
And Democrats should be thrilled.
"He’s apologized as many times as a human can apologize. It doesn’t change it."
Not only before Congress, but throughout his days in three cities, Pope Francis taught by word and by example. The modest Fiat, dwarfed by oversized SUVs, was no game. He appeared more at home with immigrant children in Harlem than he did with the most powerful people in the world.
The small band of Tea Party radicals wields its power because most other Republican members of Congress are cowed by the primary threats if they do not adhere strictly to Tea Party dictates. Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has had his life as speaker made miserable by this dynamic.
Boehner certainly picked an interesting time to step down. Before his announcement, we were facing the possibility of a government shutdown as early as next week. However, the Senate doesn't seem to be backing the "shut it down" caucus on this particular fracas.
"Hell no you can't!"