Category Archives: Politics
The thrill is gone even for Chris Mathews when it comes to the president’s engagement in his job. Dana Milbank calls him the “Passerby President”. David Fredosso at the Washington Examiner tweeted that ” Seal Team 6 is the only govt agency that acts directly on Obama’s behalf. All others are run by front-line employees making grave errors”.(Jeffy is Jeff Keene of Family Circus Fame.)
The Supreme Court ruled that the individual mandate is a tax and therefore Obamacare is constitutional under Congress’s power to tax. That means lots more work for the IRS. They’re building the largest government data base ever to combine personal information from agencies around the country.
John Dickerson at Slate says Obama is making the case for conservatism better than Republicans do.
The Department of Justice is providing tougher oversight of the AP than it did of its own ATF during the Fast and Furious scandal.