Here’s this gadfly’s prescription for bipartisan compromise Take the deal, with conditions. 1) Bipartisan oversight of the bidding process, including bipartisan vetting of bidders and whatever the usual public notice for comment […]
Today in the Not News: Senate shutdown-ending bill
Poison pill? What poison pill? Maybe I’m cynical. As I read that, if this were to become law, all an opposition party would have to do to cut funding for a “program, […]
In wake of #SCOTUSnom, political warfare beckons. We’ll all be losers in the end.
If your taste in politics runs toward the hardball, then you’re about to be sated. President Obama today nominated the chief judge of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia […]
Who’d work for President Trump? Guess. Go ahead, guess.
Imagine Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Really. Journalists and pundits have been too busy covering this election cycle like a boxing match (detailing debate punches and counterpunches […]
Carson, Carson, Carson. What are you thinking?
Please make sense once. Just once. ICMYI: Mint Press News (9/28/2015) – Ben Carson Considers Religion As Probable Cause For Searches And if you can’t make sense, would you at least leave our […]
Carly Fiorina’s lie that wouldn’t die
Carly either can’t distinguish between evidence or doesn’t know what it is Last Saturday I posted this on social media with my own comment: If anyone has the footage she describes, please […]
Donald Trump: American Hero
Bernie Sanders needs Secret Service protection. This guy is walking around saying what Bobby Kennedy would say if he were alive.
Half-measures won’t fix Social Security
The GOP just isn’t trying hard enough Today, Robert Reich had this to say on Facebook: “Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, and other Republican hopefuls are already pushing to raise the eligibility age […]
Facebook, the NFL and the GOP: #WTF
What a fucking day. Item: Congress has tentatively agreed on a bill that will keep the government from shutting down. Now, there’s a lot wrong with it, starting with the fact that the Republicans are […]
Howard Baker dead: a former Republican remembers the last GOP statesman
Baker was the man who set me on the path to progressivism. Former Tennessee Senator and Reagan White House Chief of Staff is dead at 88. Baker was, in many ways, one […]