D.C. Water Cooler
Political News from inside the Beltway, from the steps of the capitol to the basement of the Smithsonian.
Articles in this feature
Mar 03, 2011
John Boehner’s Job Killing Budget Cuts
Republican Congressman John Boehner turns out to be the guy who is killing 700,000 jobs.
Feb 24, 2011
A Game Changing Week in Politics
In politics, this was the week we'll be talking about until September...
Feb 17, 2011
Should Liberals Fear Kevin McCullough?
Conservative activist, Kevin McCullough has a plan for conservative dominance: Stop being jerks.
Feb 14, 2011
CPAC 2011 was a Carnival of Weirdness
The sky is always falling in the conservative universe. When they're not blaming you, they're blaming each other.
Feb 03, 2011
Egypt: Fruit of the Poisonous Olive Tree
Democracy is good for Egypt. It's bad for America, but that's our fault.
Jan 27, 2011
The Coming Bachmann-Palin Smack Down
Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann are running for President — against each other. This should be fun…
Jan 20, 2011
Miss Alaska Disqualified from Politics
Sarah Palin thinks she is competing in a beauty pageant.
Jan 12, 2011
Is it Time to Take Out the Tea Party?
Fear mongers on the right are claiming liberal rhetoric is just as toxic as theirs. If it was, here's what it would look like.
Jan 06, 2011
Quick, Repeal it… Before Someone Realizes it’s Great
John Boehner claimes to be repealing health reform. He's lying.
Dec 26, 2010
Job One for Liberals is to Send More Americans to College
The path to liberalization is simple – make college affordable and available to everyone.
Dec 16, 2010
FOX News Top Source of Voter Misinformation, Study Finds
“FOX displays a particular pattern of misinformation. The more you watch the more inaccurate your views.”
Dec 10, 2010
Obama Cannot Win a Second Term
Obama’s political demise isn’t because of his ideas, or values or intentions. He simply stinks at negotiating.
Dec 02, 2010
John McCain is the Biggest Wuss in Washington
Gay men and lesbians are ready to fight and die. John McCain is too much of a coward to let them.
Nov 26, 2010
Tom DeLay: The Hammer Gets Nailed
This Thanksgiving, I was grateful for twelve ordinary Texans. They decided that nobody was above the law that ensures honest elections, not even Tom DeLay.
Nov 18, 2010
Liberty Central: Repo’d by the Koch Brothers?
Liberty Central's Ginni Thomas was pushed aside by an attorney named Sarah Field who has ties to the Koch brothers.
Nov 11, 2010
Our Two-Tiered Citizenship; That's You on the Bottom
Corporations are free to lobby against your interests. They are also free to fire you if you lobby for your interests. That's just not right.
Nov 03, 2010
Election 2010: It’s 1994 All Over Again – and That May Not Be So Bad
Is this the "Republican Revolution" of 1994 all over again? Let's hope so.
Oct 28, 2010
Seven Reasons Why Liberals and Progressives Must Vote
Some Obama supporters are inclined to just stay home on election day. Here are seven compelling reasons why that's a bad idea...
Oct 22, 2010
A Citizens United Conspiracy – Were Supreme Court Justices Involved?
It’s time to demand answers to the most troubling questions since the Nixon Era.
Oct 14, 2010
Will Republican Dirty Money Drive Democrats To the Polls?
You should have called me last October, Mr. President