Tag Archive for Washington Post

Obama Delivers Hope to Dreamers

The Washington Post reports today that President Obama and his administration will stop deporting younger undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and have since led law-abiding lives.  These undocumented immigrants will also receive work permits to legally work in the United States.  There are strings attached, but this decision is the most advanced executive…

Ron Paul is Out…Sort Of

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, beloved by Republicans in Denial since 2008, is no longer spending money on any primary election activities but hasn;t quite thrown in the towel yet. The Washington Post has the full story here.  The paper reports Paul’s fundraising sources have dried up. From the piece: “Our campaign will continue…

OC’s Fred Karger Accuses Mitt Romney of Committing Voter Fraud

Republicans are obsessed with voter fraud and proposals to require government issued IDs for voting actually threaten to disenfranchise millions of voters which tend to vote Democratic.  Statistical data on voter fraud shows its virtually non-existent in this country.  If only there was a high profile violator who admitted to committing voter fraud.  And thanks…

Tax Plans of GOP Presidential Candidates to Bust Budget

Considering how often all of the stimulus programs are wrong attributed to President Obama, the Washington Post reports today that the tax plans of three of the remaining GOP presidential hopefuls simply pile on the deficit. So the closer look by US Budget Watch demonstrates that Republicans are hardly the fiscal conservatives they claim to…

Washington Post Releases Detailed Report on Congressional Earmarks

The Washington Post’s Tuesday editions carry this comprehensive report on Congressional earmarks and it will report that Congressionla Representatives steered earmarks towards projects within two miles of personal property they own. The report hits both parties hard. Of the 33 members of Congress who were tracked by the Post, 22 were Republicans. From the story:  “Thirty-three…

The Economy Turns the Corner

It’s an election year and the Republicans who were counting on riding a lousy economy into the Oval Office may have skidded off the road.  Two reports today — one showing robust job growth and declining unemployment from this morning and another showing the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching its highest mark in 11 years…

Unintentional Hilarity

Sometimes, a newspaper headline gets accidentially connected to a photo on the page that has nothing to do with the story in question. And this happened in the Washington Post of all places with the headline and photo pairing above. In light of Chris’s excellent post on the Register’s editorial page criticism of the President for…