Congress

  1. Clay Aiken For Congress: Twitter’s Best Reactions

    Clay Aiken has just announced that he’ll be running for Congress. Take a look at his video announcement as well as some of the reactions from Twitter.

    February 5, 2014
  2. Otis G. Pike Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Former New York Congressman Otis G. Pike died today. Here’s what you need to know about this “maverick” politician.

    January 20, 2014
  3. House Stenographer Rants About God & Freemasons, Gets Dragged From Podium

    The woman, identified as Dianne Reidy, bemoans that the Constitution was written by Freemasons.

    October 17, 2013
  4. ‘Spell Out the Strategy — Let’s Talk Pragmatics’: Twitter Pundits React to Kerry’s Senate Speech on Syria

    Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today, debating an attack on Syria. Talking heads chimed in on social media with play-by-play and ana…

    September 3, 2013
  5. Obama May Order Military Strike on Syria ‘As Early As Thursday’

    After yesterday’s “war speech” by John Kerry, attention has turned to President Obama, who may order a missile strike on Syria “as early as Thursday.”

    August 27, 2013
  6. Feds: Phone Spying Prevented ’50 Attacks’ Including NYC Plots

    In today’s Congressional hearing, the NSA and FBI directors testified on behalf of large-scale surveillance of Americans citing 4 examples of stopped terror plots.

    June 18, 2013
  7. NSA Director: Snowden Did ‘Irreversible and Significant Damage’ to the US

    NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander as well as FBI Director Robert Mueller used today’s Congressional hearing to comment on the damage caused by Snowden’s leaks.

    June 18, 2013
  8. ‘Justin Bieber’ Spotted at Today’s NSA Hearing!

    Seated just behind Deputy Attorney General James Cole at today’s House Hearing was a young man who closely resembled Justin Bieber.

    June 18, 2013
  9. Rep. Joe Heck’s Son’s Terrible Tweets Are Ravings of Teen Moron

    Nevada Republican Representative Joe Heck’s son Joey Heck got his dad in trouble this week by posting racist, homophobic, misogynist tweets on his Twitter feed.

    June 14, 2013
  10. NSA Chief Says Surveillance Programs Protected Americans

    Gen. Keith Alexander told Congress that “dozens” of terrorist threats have been avoided because of government surveillance programs.

    June 13, 2013
  11. Who’s Lying About Spying? Obama or Congress?

    President Obama said that every member of congress knew about the mass-data gathering, but some senators are shocked and angry about the reveal. Who’s lying?

    June 12, 2013
  12. Tim Cook Testifies on Apple ‘Tax Evasion’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Apple CEO Tim Cook went on the offensive today when he testified on Capitol Hill regarding allegations the company evaded taxes by shifting funds offshore.

    May 21, 2013
  13. Congress Less Popular Than Colonoscopies and Nickelback

    On the bright side, congress is still more popular than gonorrhea and North Korea. So …. things are lookin’ up.

    January 5, 2013
  14. Can a $1 Trillion Coin Really Save The American Economy?

    Why, yes, Mr. Bond, I do intend to steal this trillion dollar platinum coin …. AND THEN THE WORLD SHALL BE MINE! MUWAHAHAHAHA!

    January 5, 2013