Archive for January, 2012

Republican double standard?

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Two issues have come up recently in Washington that raise soem interesting questions.
Recess appointments
At the end of 2011, President Obama made several “recess appointments”, including to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the National Labor Relations Board. Republicans immediately went into attack mode, decrying the president’s use of recess appointments to avoid congressional approval. [...]

What did we learn from the Iowa caucuses?

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

The results are Romney and Santorum tied at 25% each with Ron Paul in a close third at 22%. Gingrich finishes 4th with 13%, Perry 5th at 9%, Bachman 6th at 5% and Huntsman last at 1%. Bachman is now gone. Perry was almost gone, but now he is almost back. Romney is touting his [...]

by Michael Baumer