The trite joke used to be that right-wing zealots would look for communists under the bed. A pair of political commentators writing at Bloomberg.com apparently can find them at the Cato Institute.

There is more bad news for the administration, as a new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Obama has been determined to be the worst president since World War II, surpassing even President George W. Bush, who left the office with only a 34-percent approval rating, according to Gallup.

Timothy Murray claims that his primary opponent, Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), is dead and has been replaced by a robot.

The establishment Republicans moved swiftly to close ranks following the surprise defeat of one of the own last week. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation spends nearly a billion dollars a year to schools that start "walking school buses."

A total of 5,941 delegates and alternates at the 2014 Texas Republican State Convention held at the Fort Worth Convention Center from June 5-7 debated and voted on several contentious issues, including immigration, homosexuality, gay marriage, medical marijuana, government regulation, and the right to openly carry guns.

An aide to U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel and two campaign supporters were locked in a Mississippi courthouse with the ballots from the primary voting early Wednesday morning, but they've been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing.

Just one day after a leading Republican warned that further releases of prisoners from the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay could lead to calls for his impeachment, President Barack Obama said Thursday he has "no apologies."

 

 

One of the two Northern California counties considering the question voted to proceed with the move toward secession, while voters in the other county rejected the measure.

National Security Advisor Susan Rice may have reopened an administration credibility gap with her statement about Bowe Bergdahl's "battlefield" capture by the Taliban.

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