President Barack Obama’s anticipated order that would shield millions of immigrants now living illegally in the U.S. from deportation is not without precedent.
Reviewing the last few decades of conservative policy initiatives—or their objections over that timespan to policies they hate—shows a consistent pattern of failure: predictions never pan out, and intended results turn to catastrophic flops.
Today, Vice President Biden, Secretary Thomas E. Perez, and Secretary Arne Duncan are announces the winners of $450 million in job-driven training grants going to nearly 270 community colleges across the country.
Super-donor forces in American politics, led by people like the Koch brothers, exert unprecedented influence via staggering sums of money, misinformation, and faux news on the state level.
John Boehner’s attempt to obscure the facts and normalize the hostage taking by his party’s fringe; however, the facts remain absolutely clear, no president before Barack Obama ever faced a Congress that was willing to bankrupt the United States in order to harm a president of the opposing party.