Illinois Congressman Opposes Changes to Visa Waiver ProgramOne Illinois congressman has written to the U.S. Secretary of State opposing any change to a recently passed law involving the Visa Waiver Program and people who traveled to Iran.
Shimkus, Durbin Not Sold on Syria AttackCongressman John Shimkus (R-IL) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) both expressed either outright dismay or hesitancy about the plan.
SLU Expert Explains Chemical Weapons Response"What we saw in serious last week should shock the conscience of the world," Secretary of State John Kerry said recently about a nerve gas attack. "It defies any code of morality."
Opinion: Shame Of The SenateThe Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week's Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.
Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is QuestionableObviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Opinion: Obama Passes The Buck On Debate Loss Just Like He Blames Others For Failures Of Past 4 YearsAs usual, President Barack Obama is passing the blame. On the campaign trail in Denver on Thursday, Obama was spreading the blame around for his pathetic debate performance on Wednesday night against GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney.
Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and GoreIn an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.