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This was a long time coming. It would be easy to dismiss Louie Gohmert as just another loony Tea Party/Republican, except that as a member of the House of Representatives he actually gets to vote on and propose legislation – … Continue reading
As 2012 became 2013, I predicted that North Carolina would become the GOP’s next target with them having taken control of both chambers of the State Legislature and the Governorship for the first time in over a century. The State … Continue reading
It is early New Year’s morning as I write this; while most American adults are either sleeping or nursing a hangover I do neither. A few hours earlier this morning the Senate passed its fiscal cliff rescue act by a … Continue reading
If you are not a political junkie it is very possible the name Ken Cuccinelli does not ring a bell. He is not yet high profile but he will be very soon. That is not to say that he isn’t … Continue reading
The world of rock and roll is filled with one hit wonders. Thankfully it appears that the freshman class of the 112th Congress may have more than its fair share of one term wonders – prominent among them will be … Continue reading
Wednesday President Obama taught a lesson to the House freshmen. It was: if you act like a bratty child, expect to be treated like a bratty child.
With the Republicans holding the payroll tax holiday and unemployment extensions hostage, the arrival of the ransom note was only a matter of time. Friday afternoon was that time. The House Republican leadership unveiled their proposal.