Legislative tyranny in Illinois

By John Ruberry In case you were hiding in a hole for the last week, you undoubtedly heard that there was a wave election on Tuesday--and the Republican Party was on top of that wave, even in Illinois, President Obama's home state. Political newcomer Bruce Rauner ousted Democratic governor Pat Quinn by a surprisingly comfortable … Continue reading Legislative tyranny in Illinois

Missing the Hillary lede in Jeffrey Goldberg defense of Obama on Israel

On my way out the door to mass I noticed via Hotair headlines a piece by Jeffrey Goldberg defending Obama on Israel. Amid the usual "give the Palestinians a state" pabulum (hey let's turn the west bank into Gaza) there were four throw away sentences  concerning Hillary Clinton (perhaps in preparation for a later piece … Continue reading Missing the Hillary lede in Jeffrey Goldberg defense of Obama on Israel

To NAACP Carlos Henriquez > Tim Scott & Mia Love

On Tuesday two historic events took place involving black running from office. In Utah a land where over 60% of the population is Mormon (a religion that has an ahem, interesting history with black Americans) elected Mia Love to congress. She becomes the first black republican woman ever elected to the house of representatives. Meanwhile … Continue reading To NAACP Carlos Henriquez > Tim Scott & Mia Love