At WashPo, the narrative is more important than the facts… Earlier today a friend forwarded me, via e-mail, the text of an opinion piece that was ostensibly about the “new reality” on the right. It […]
Embarrassing defeat in government shutdown and debt ceiling face-off reveals cracks in GOP coalition. While I have retired from political blogging, there is some value in pausing, from time to time, to […]
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. […]
In turning its back on big business, the Tea Party Caucus may have taken an important step in freeing itself from the influence of big money. In a New York Times article […]
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.
Via our boy Dr. Jim Booth: BuzzFeed last week presented “11 Things The North Carolina Legislature Gave Us This Session.” The list isn’t pretty. It includes: Moral Mondays Harsh abortion restrictions hidden […]
A few days ago I offered up Art Pope and Pat McCrory leading North Carolina into the 19th century, a collection of thoughts on the state I was born and raised in. […]
Republicans oppose U.S. cooperation with Russia on NATO missile defense. In a Reuters blog post titled Why Russia won’t deal on NATO missile defense, Yousaf Butt of the James Martin Center for […]