During President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Jan. 20, there was one thing that gnawed at me to the point where I couldn't appreciate what the president was saying.
House Speaker John Boehner, a miserable-looking, arrogant, tanned Republican sitting directly behind Obama. And like most of the Republicans in the room, he refused to stand when Obama made a point, a good point, a point that no one could argue with, a point which would make Americans proud to be Americans.
Not John Boehner. He just sat there looking bored, pre-occupied and wretched.
And it wasn't because he systematically disagreed with Obama and the Democrats. It's a simple
American politics is nothing more than a PISSING CONTEST.
Like that saying goes, "Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
And its clear in today's American government. Obama has no control as president because the Republicans (more…)