The State of the Union: Bipartisanship or Bullshit?

“This is good news people,” President Obama declared after demonstrating the success of The Affordable Care Act with a slew of statistics. This short statement was one of the many thinly veiled jabs at Republicans during last Tuesday’s State of… Continue Reading

New Congressional Majority Threatens Negotiations with Iran

Swept into the majority in both houses of Congress by the lowest voter turnout since World War II (see Vice‘s wry reaction), Republicans are already expressing how they plan to oppose Obama’s foreign policy efforts. Their first target? Our delicate negotiations in Iran. President Obama’s… Continue Reading

What does Immigration Reform look like under a Republican Congress?

 Earlier this year, the terms “amnesty”, “comprehensive”, “executive action”, and “reform” filled the media as President Obama and the Democrats vocalized their plans for the undocumented population. Over the last few weeks, the roles have reversed. Since Obama’s decision to… Continue Reading