Now that we’ve been through two years of ceilings, cliffs, and sequesters—and the subsequent cable news freakout that came with them—can the mainstream media stop emboldening politicians into continued dysfunction and start treating them like the bad behaving children they’ve become? When your child acts out or does the wrong thing, do you shower them […]

In the last press conference of his first term, President Barack Obama reiterated that he would not concede or negotiate over the debt ceiling, telling the American people that Congress has one simple solution; raise the debt ceiling. According to the Huffington Post: “We are not a deadbeat nation,” Obama said. “So there’s a very […]

Well, shouldn’t he just quit then? DETAILS: Tell ‘Em Why You Mad, Son! Boehner Tells Senate To “F*CK” Off After Fiscal Fight  A visibly irritated and weary John Boehner spoke with the Wall Street Journal about the recent fiscal cliff battle, his thoughts on Obama, and his infamous “go f*ck yourself” comment to Senate Majority Leader […]

  President Barack Obama has signed the long-awaited fiscal bill into law, according to CNN. DETAILS: Break Break Down! The 411 On Why We Should Give A Damn About The Fiscal Cliff   Just a day after the House and the Senate approved of the bill, Obama signed it via a nifty device called an autopen on […]

Dear 113th Congress, I’d like to share a story with you. When I was about 6 years old, I remember being yanked from my bed in the middle of the night and carried out of the house past big men in black and blue uniforms with shiny gold badges. There were shards of glass on […]

Today the new 113th Congress was officially sworn in on Capitol Hill, ending the 112th’s right-wing reign in the House.  VIDEO: It’s Official! President Obama Signs Fiscal Bill Into Law!  The new class also re-elected House Speaker John Boehner; Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was nominated to take the seat but did not rack up enough votes. […]

Talk about a sore loser!! VIDEO: Mo Money Mo Problems! Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves More Issues Unanswered   Things got real this week when Congress decided to stop bullsh*tting and work out a deal that would keep us off the fiscal cliff. While most Republicans weren’t happy with the bill, they signed it anyway to keep the […]

In the last minutes of 2012, the Republicans and Democrats finally decided on a deal that would keep us away from the fiscal cliff, and last night that deal was passed in the House. For the first time since 1993,  VIDEO: MAZEL TOV! The White House & Republicans Come To A Deal To Avoid Fiscal Cliff!  […]

I know, I know. We’ve thrown this term around for weeks now, posting updates from press conference after press conference that really weren’t updates at all. In fact, they were promises and messages of encouragement to boost our morale. And President Obama did his best to stave off the panic that was creeping up on […]

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! An agreement has been reached to avoid the nation from falling off the fiscal cliff, finally! The deal, in principle to avert broad tax increases and spending cuts passed in the Senate early Tuesday morning, was reached with an overwhelming vote of 89-8. The House of Representatives […]

Looks like when the clock strikes 12 tonight, the ball won’t be the only thing dropping. Members of Congress have failed to reach an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff, or mandatory tax hikes, that will go into effect as soon as the New Year starts. DETAILS: Will We Fall Off The Cliff? Obama Meets With […]

With spirits high, President Barack Obama addressed the nation in front of a group of middle class citizens who he invited to the White House to speak about the looming fiscal cliff. DETAILS: The Pressure’s On! President Obama Scolds Congress For Fiscal Cliff Decision Delay  In a more relaxed mode than we’ve seen the President in […]