Huge Bipartisan House Majority Rejects Obama’s Libya Resolution

From Politico: The House delivered a stinging rejection of President Barack Obama’s military intervention in Libya on Friday, voting in bipartisan fashion against authorizing the mission for another year. The president’s supporters still held out hope that they could stop an effort to restrict funding for...

Americans Still Not Buying Ryan Plan

Paul Ryan’s Medicare reform plan to end Medicare for Americans younger than age 55 is a big bust with the public. And Ryan gets a vote of no confidence, as well: Twenty-six percent of people view the Wisconsin lawmaker unfavorably while 23 percent see him favorably, according to a Bloomberg National...

The Difference Between Bush and Obama on the Law

Bush told the lawyers to make the law say what he wanted it to say; Obama tells the lawyers he doesn’t care what the law...

Mitt Romney Won’t Take the Pledge

Mitt Romney has declined to sign a pledge (sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony list, to accord with the right’s penchant for names that represent the opposite of what they want to do) to oppose legal abortion: Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum each signed the...

The War That Isn’t a War

Amy Davidson examines the Obama administration’s official justifications for continuing to conduct the war in Libya without congressional authorization, and finds them extremely weak tea. That said, I’m having trouble getting worked up about this subject. The previous administration invaded and...

Rick Santorum Wants To Ban All Abortions — With One Exception

There is one circumstance in which Rick Santorum supports a woman’s right to an abortion — and it’s not rape or incest (emphasis is mine): Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator and likely presidential candidate, wants all abortions outlawed. He has even said that abortion providers...

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