Wyatt Cenac discovers that there is no euphemism for masturbation that accurately describes what Congress is doing to the post office.

Source:
http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-december-15-2011/too-big-to-mail

Some Republican leaders in Congress are “pushing to make privatizing Social Security a key part of their legislative agenda if they win a majority in Congress this fall,” Obama said.

He called that “an ill-conceived idea that would add trillions of dollars to our budget deficit while tying your benefits to the whims of Wall Street traders”.

Source:
http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0814/obama-gop-retakes-congress-seek-destroy-social-security/

In a country that is increasingly multiracial/multiethnic, it is simply untenable to have a legal regime that sorts people according to skin color and what country their ancestors came from and treats some better and others worse depending on which silly little box they check: but that is exactly what the Obama administration continues to do.

Source:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/aug/5/colorblind-myopia/?sms_ss=digg

On Sunday, Sen.

John Kyl (R-Ariz.) became the highest-ranking Republican to call for the repeal of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation, Kyl said that he opposes allowing children of undocumented immigrants to be granted U.S. citizenship and wants Congress to hold hearings on the matter.

Source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/02/jon-kyl-repeal-14th-amendment-immigrants_n_667098.html

A divide may be opening between Obama and allies in Congress about whether to extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy.

Will that help the economy?

Source:
http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/taxes/should-tax-cuts-be-extended-for-americas-wealthy/19569176?sms_ss=digg

The secret documents released Sunday by WikiLeaks provide 92,000 additional reasons why Congress should stop the US war in Afghanistan.

It will take 146 votes on the floor of the House to do so.

Source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-andrews/146-votes-away-from-afgha_b_660591.html

Opposition to an otherwise innocuous reauthorization bill from the FAA is showing up around the web.

UPS is being accused of lobbying Congress for a government bailout. Much of the backlash seems to have been scared up by FedEx, which launched a multi-million-dollar online campaign last month, backed by a website called BrownBailout.com

Source:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2010/07/ups-bailout.html