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December 18, 2014

Wealth gap in America widens to record level

Joe Schoffstall

The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record, says a new report. More over at LA Times.


December 17, 2014

Republican Congress lures lobbyists back to Capitol Hill

Joe Schoffstall

Washington’s revolving door is spinning in the reverse direction for some lobbyists, who are leaving the creature comforts of K Street for longer hours and lower pay on Capitol Hill. As always, some congressional aides will be cashing in on their connections to lobby during the 114th Congress. But the lure of a GOP-dominated House […]


December 12, 2014

Departing House members lose their perks; relegated to the basement for office space

Joe Schoffstall

Like many lame-duck lawmakers, the veteran North Carolina Republican has been consumed with the last-minute legislation before Congress, including government spending, defense authorization, and a host of other bills. And Coble, like 63 of his colleagues, is preparing to exit Congress. Leaving this job, it turns out, is a lot of work. More over at […]



December 08, 2014

Obama launches “profanity-laced” tirades against press

Joe Schoffstall

According to retired ABC News journalist Ann Compton, Barack Obama launches into “profanity-laced” tirades against the press in off-the-record meetings with reporters. In a C-SPAN interview, Compton also derided the President for leading “the most opaque” administration of “any I have covered.” The journalist, who retired in August after a 40-year career, revealed to C-SPAN’s […]


December 05, 2014

Staffer flees when confronted by James O’Keefe for defamatory remarks

Joe Schoffstall

You may remember Kirstin Alvanitakis, who assaulted me in the video that RebelPundit broke earlier this week; she’s the Communications Director of the Louisiana Democrat Party. You also may recall she’s a little obsessed with muckraking video journalist James O’Keefe, and declared on camera that James O’keefe “illegally wiretapped a Senate office (of Senator Mary […]