This Week In Politics

This Week In Politics

The IRS fiasco continues, as Virginia politicians are called out for some frightening views on miscarriage and slavery

Zerlina Maxwell

by Zerlina Maxwell, May 24, 2013

This Week In Politics

Barack Obama during his high school prom

Another look at the political week that was…

●      The nominee for Attorney General in Virginia supported women being jailed for failing to report miscarriages to the police.

●      E.W. Jackson the nominee for Lieutenant Governor in Virginia says the 3/5th compromise is really an “anti-slavery amendment which is just plain wrong.

●      Another week, another military official is arrested on sexual assault charges, as the military continues to fail miserably in their attempts to combat the epidemic of sexual assault.

●      Even some outlets conservative media are telling House Republicans to pump their brakes will all this impeachment talk.  The IRS scandal is not at this moment a “scandal.”

●      The IRS controversy is continuing to look like low level staffers breaking the rules.

●      Attorney General Eric Holder finally admits that 4 Americans have been killed by drone strikes since 2009.

●      The President gave his first big counter-terrorism remarks Thursday, finally giving Americans more information about the classified drone program and promising future limits on the program.

●      Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner announces he’s running for Mayor of New York City.

●      Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is still threatening to use the so-called “nuclear option” to get filibuster reform passed.  Fingers crossed!

●      Time Magazine unearthed pictures of President Obama at his prom.

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