Tag Archives: Charles Koch

Follow The VA Money

The Republicans have long been famous for zombie lies.  Now they are also famous for zombie ideas.  Ideas that truth and logic had thought they had killed off.  There is a new attempt to privatize the VA.  During the 2012 campaign … Continue reading

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The Sugar Daddy Specials

While it will be summer rerun season for network television the best comedy series of the season is scheduled to kickoff in Cleveland, Ohio on August 15th.  It is also known as the Republican Presidential Debates.  While most pilots come … Continue reading

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Economic Environmentalism

One of the two big news items from Monday was the beginning of the pre release promotion for Peter Schweitzer’s new book, Clinton Cash.  If you are pressed for time you may skip the rest of the article and simply … Continue reading

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I’ll Sue You

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has resurrected an old right wing strategy: when all else fails resort to being a bully. 

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The Banishment Of John Menard, Jr.

I’ll admit that a week ago I didn’t even know who John Menard, Jr. was.  He came to my attention in one of the scandals surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the John Doe II Investigation.  Michael Isikoff’s investigative reporting for … Continue reading

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Rejected!

President Obama is a big basketball fan and he just blocked a bad shot on Tuesday.  Obama issued only the third veto of his presidency, the first of a “major” bill and the first in over five years.  I can’t … Continue reading

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Insanity?

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  That quote is generally attributed to Albert Einstein and is accepted by most Americans apparently with the notable exception of the Republicans in … Continue reading

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A Lead Trial Balloon

Last week Friday most of the American political world was shocked to hear that Willard Mitt Romney was not going to run for President in 2016; I was not among the shocked.  In politics it is a common practice to … Continue reading

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Small World

A trio of events that occurred on three different continents this Sunday all caught my attention and I’d like to briefly explore them today.  They illustrated how interconnected our world is in the 21st century.

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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