Tag Archive: congress

Trump Goes Full Washington Insider

Stunned supporters left frightened, confused but still loyal WASHINGTON D.C. (SWP): Calm. Reading from a teleprompter. Meeting with Senators. Is that John Kasich? No, it’s Donald J. Trump. As the candidate met with… Continue reading

Congress Eager for New Session of Getting Nothing Done

Both parties look forward to improved bi-partisan cooperation on doing nothing WASHINGTON D.C. (SWP): Fresh from an election that emphatically punctuated voter dissatisfaction with a gridlocked Washington, lawmakers are eager to get through the current lame-duck… Continue reading

Angry Lawmakers Demand Hearings on White House Paper Towel Usage

WASHINGTON D.C. (SWP):  Lawmakers, angered by reports that the White House uses several sheets of paper towels just to dry its hands, today demanded hearings over why the Obama administration pursues such a policy without consulting Congress.… Continue reading

Critics Decry NSA Phone Records Search

WASHINGTON DC (SWP): Senator Bart Scruggles (D VA) is fighting mad about the government’s secret review of phone calls made by Verizon customers. “During the McCarthy era, when I was a freshman legislator,… Continue reading

Short Session Challenges Congress Ability To Do Nothing

“It’s counter intuitive,” says Speaker, “but it’s harder to do nothing in a short session, than in a long session” WASHINGTON D.C. (SWP): The fall session leading up to the November election will challenge Congress’… Continue reading

Send In The Clowns: Congress Returns to Resume Destruction of Country

WASHINGTON D.C. Congress this week returns from Summer Recess, charged up and ready to resume it’s efforts to drive the country to hell in a hand-basket. “We were sent here by the American people to… Continue reading

Big Oil Looks to Get Even Bigger

TEXAS CITY, TX.  Flush with cash and emboldened by the lack of outrage over recent gas prices, the oil industry is looking to expand their coffers even further. “Our recent price collusion test–at… Continue reading

Congress Ends Tense Week: They Were ‘This’ Close to Doing Something

WASHINGTON D.C. A number of Representatives and a handful of Senators up for re-election in 2012 are breathing a sigh of relief this weekend as both houses of Congress narrowly escaped accomplishing something.… Continue reading