Following increasing dissatisfaction with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), staffs of unnamed House members have developed a detailed plan to oust him as the first order of business when the new Congress convenes on Thursday, January 3.
Using "extraordinary measures," the Treasury won't hit the debt ceiling for another two months, which will then precipitate another debt ceiling crisis, with the same outcome as before: government spending will increase.
Following the suggestion by the NRA that schools should have armed security to prevent another tragedy, numerous groups are offering such training to teachers, often for free.
The decision to stop printing Newsweek magazine after Monday, December 31, reflects a change not only in how its subscribers access the news but a change in what they wanted to read when they got it.
Despite the now obvious intentions of the Obama administration to attempt to restrict further Americans' right to purchase and own guns, those same citizens are not likely to accept such restrictions readily, as noted by the recent increase in sales of weapons across the country following the Sandy Hook shootings.
The National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre wants Congress to provide funding immediately for placing armed police officers in every school in the country.
Senator John Kerry's impeccable credentials as a "climate hawk," membership in Yale's secret society Skull and Bones, and a voting record that almost completely ignores the Constitution, qualify him to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state.
When South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced Monday that she would appoint Rep. Tim Scott to replace Senate Jim DeMint in the upcoming 113th Congress, she was full of praise for his voting record in the House and enthusiastic about his future in the Senate. But a more extensive look at his voting record, so far, has revealed a disappointment to the expectations of those following and supporting him. When it comes to constitutional limitations on federal power, Scott waffles.
House Speaker John Boehner offered his Plan B to the White House as part of the chess game being played over the fiscal cliff, indicating that tax increases are OK after all.
Foreign governments continue to increase their purchases of U.S. government debt despite concerns over the fiscal cliff and the government's continued profligate spending.