As the Trump Campaign continues to implode under a spate of sexual misconduct allegations, I think it would be instructive to see how we all got here. The video and allegations that have sparked this latest implosion are terrible,… Read More ›
Let’s Keep Those Commitment Papers Handy
I’ve been trying to stay away from the whole government shutdown thing. Yes it’s completely bonkers to threaten to and then move forward with shutting down the government over a bill that was debated for over a year, passed through… Read More ›
Partisan Views about NSA Surveillance Programs
People suck. So Pew Research recently released a study that showed that the majority of Americans are fine with the Surveillance State. Post 9/11, we’ve been a frightened people willing to give up our most precious Civil Liberties for the false… Read More ›
Just in time for Women’s History Month: Mark Sanford Returns
Mark Sanford. You might remember the ex-Governor of South Carolina hiking the Appalachian trail. A term now synonymous with both dereliction of duty and cheating on your wife with an Argentinian mistress. Now normally I don’t care about a politician’s… Read More ›
State of the Union: Response Speeches
I love a good political speech, so the State of the Union Address is right up my alley. You can agree or disagree with the President’s assessment of our country but we actually get a clear idea of what agenda… Read More ›
Media Problems: The Politico Edition
Seriously, Politico. Did you really do an article on whether President Obama is likable enough? Sweet fancy Moses, they did. But worse than that, this piece was on how his likability is affecting the legislative progress. I don’t know what’s worse,… Read More ›
Bull Moose Inc.
If anyone has ever wondered what’s with the picture of Teddy Roosevelt on the banner at the top of the page, here’s why. Don’t let the glasses fool you, TR was an awesome and bad-ass politician. How much of a… Read More ›
What’s next for Republicans?
Yesterday I was talking to a good friend of mine and he was hopeful that with this electoral defeat, the Republicans would be people that he could respectfully disagree with, rather than cower in fear from. I didn’t think so at the time. … Read More ›
War, huh, good God!
I’ve had a couple of conversations with these people who’ve thrown their support behind Romney. Apparently, the way they’re getting themselves around Romney’s horrible record on women’s health & women’s pay equity is to ignore everything he’s said in the last year. The argument… Read More ›
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