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Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell Defense Blames Wife For Gifts, Suggests Affair With CEO

Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell Defense Blames Wife For Gifts, Suggests Affair With CEO

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s defense attorneys released a series of personal notes and emails between former First Lady Maureen McDonnell and Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams Friday, in an effort to show the two shared a close relationship. In fact, he suggested they were having an affair, or at least he implied it. The [...]

Burger-gate: Conservatives Are Going Bonkers Because Obama Ate A Hamburger

Earlier today, a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 295 people on board was shot out of the sky by a surface-to-air missile as it cruised over a hostile region of Ukraine and the compassion pouring out of conservatives has left me teary eyed. House Speaker John Boehner said, “Many innocents were killed today. It is horrifying, [...]

Acting VA Sec’y: Billions Needed To Stem Vetcare Crisis

You would think that the team that exuded such confidence that they would ferret out Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction, led by popular wartine president George W. Bush, would have planned ahead for the inevitable wave of wounded veterans that are created by the travails of war. Shockingly, they completely failed to do so, and [...]

Sexually Explicit Presidential Love Letters

The letters are from President Warren G. Harding to his Carrie Fulton Phillips, his mistress, during a 15-year period. The Library of Congress is about to make the letters available to the public. The correspondence is intimate and frank — and perhaps the most sexually explicit ever by an American president. Even in the age [...]

Vet Dies 500 Yards From VA Hospital ER After 30-Minute Ambulance Wait

You want a scandal? Okay, here’s a real one. Not a phony one cooked up to make President Obama look bad. This makes every administration look bad and, unlike the phony IRS “scandal,” it’s a matter of life and death. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "b9db0d40-a824-4a99-90d6-b7e1f278c7ac"; // ]]> Now read this:VA Audit Reveals Thousands [...]

Lois Lerner’s Timeline Exonerates Her

Constitution-loving conservatives seem to think pleading the Fifth means you’re guilty. No, it means you’re using the same Constitution conservatives claim to love and that you’re innocent until proven guilty, per that same Constitution. Here, via Steve Marmel, is a good point: Now read this:House Panel: No White House Wrongdoing In Benghazi (Aug 4, 2014) [...]

Poor Care At VA Hospitals Cost 1,000 Lives

It keeps getting worse as we learn more about the VA scandal. VA deaths were covered up to make the stats look better. Now we are hearing about how the severe the impact of poor care has been. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "cb2eb5ec-45b3-4529-a663-1488b125cf51"; // ]]> Now read this:Sloan Gibson To Be Interim Head [...]

Prosecutors Target “John Doe” WI Gov. Scott Walker

Oh, my! It looks more and more as if a GOP “Golden Boy” who clearly had his eye on even higher office is just another elected crook. Prosecutors allege that Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of an effort to illegally coordinate fundraising among conservative groups to help his campaign and those of Republican senators [...]

Conservative icon and possible 2016 presidential candidate says the Veterans Administration scandal is “a gift from God.” “I think what’s happening with the veterans is a gift from God to show us what happens when you take layers and layers of bureaucracy and place them between the patients and the health care provider,” Carson said, [...]

Former Watchdogs: Christie Interfered With NJ Ethics Agency

TRENTON — At first it was only about a bunch of stray cats. A complaint filed with the State Ethics Commission alleged that a member of Gov. Chris Christie’s staff used her state email account to influence her county health department to handle…

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