Yes, I know precisely where I was when someone murdered John Fitzgerald Kennedy. No, I do not want to hear where the hell you were. Nor do I want to read or […]
Oblivious to irony and immune to shame – two observations about Tea Party Republicans and health care exchanges.
Government shutdown, debt crisis reveal how much GOP has in common with other sociopaths… Is this to be an empathy test? Capillary dilation of the so-called blush response? Fluctuation of the pupil. […]
Chris Kirk of Slate published six puzzles that graphically demonstrate just how badly some states’ Congressional districts are gerrymandered to guarantee Congressional majorities and protect existing Representatives.
… I was so busy keeping my job, I forgot to do my job. — President Andrew Shepherd in The American President After the 2012 elections, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee leaders called in […]
I’d never own a handgun to protect myself from the government. Protecting myself from my armed fellow Americans who are terrified of the government, on the other hand….
There’s a new petition going around – maybe you’ve seen it on Facebook. It points up our growing rich-poor gap and asks Congress to cap CEO pay, which is obscene in many […]
In America, most — but probably not all — citizens who seek public office do so with initial good intent. They wish to perform a public service. That quaint, altruistic notion lasts, […]