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The Obama Opposition

The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong.

Doctor Vivek Murthy stands among other bystanders during the first day of legal arguments over the Affordable Care Act outside the Supreme Court in Washington March 26, 2012File - Doctor Vivek Murthy stands among other bystanders during the first day of legal arguments over the Affordable Care Act outside the Supreme Court in Washington March 26, 2012. | Jason Reed/Reuters

The Truly Ridiculous Reason The U.S. Has No Surgeon General

Senate Republicans and assorted Democratic lickspittles have blocked President Barack Obama’s selection for surgeon general—because the nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, made a statement mildly critical of guns.

The Big Lie Behind Voter ID Laws

Republican officials and legislators around the country are battling down to the wire to preserve strict and discriminatory new voting laws that could disenfranchise hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Americans.