Manchin/Toomey Falls Winners & Losers

What a difference three days Makes Wasn't it just a few days ago that Toomey Manchin was destined to pass because it was a 90-10 issue? Apparently it wasn't as 90-10 as they thought: After much lobbying and fan fare, the Toomey-Manchin expanded background check amendment has failed. The amendment needed 60 votes to pass, … Continue reading Manchin/Toomey Falls Winners & Losers

SC-1 Mark Sanford channels Steve Martin

You.. can be a millionaire.. and never pay taxes! You can be a millionaire.. and never pay taxes! You say.. "Steve.. how can I be a millionaire.. and never pay taxes?" First.. get a million dollars. Now.. you say, "Steve.. what do I say to the tax man when he comes to my door and … Continue reading SC-1 Mark Sanford channels Steve Martin

Boston: “Why” is the Wrong Question

Judith: They've arrested Brian! Judean's People's Front Leadership Committee: What! Judith: They've locked him up, They're going to crucify him! Reg: Right! This calls for IMMEDIATE discussion! Judith: What!? JPF Member: Immediate! Life of Brian 1979 While Salon hopes for a particular type of killer and Politico gears up for a national conversation about something, … Continue reading Boston: “Why” is the Wrong Question