Paul Ryan isn’t afraid of Steve Bannon. He should be.

There's been a target on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's back ever since he assumed the role from his predecessor, John Boehner. That target wasn't painted there by Democrats or leftist media, though they haven't exactly been supportive. The target was painted on his back by Breitbart and other alt-right "conservative" media sites who … Continue reading Paul Ryan isn’t afraid of Steve Bannon. He should be.

Long quiet Chicago area taxpayers push back–and win in soda tax battle

By John Ruberry "And it was inevitable that some of these people pushed back..." Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles. Overtaxed residents of Cook County, where Chicago is, are finally waking up. After decades of being slapped by tax after tax--folks are fighting back. Last week the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to repeal a … Continue reading Long quiet Chicago area taxpayers push back–and win in soda tax battle

Congressman Steve Scalise at Values Voters: a Happy Warrior

The just-concluded Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. was punctuated by standing ovations. Among them: a few for the President, who spoke decisively but without pugnacity; for Bannon and Gorka, the red-meat guys; for Alveda King, bringing the crowd to its feet to join her in song. And then there was the one for Steve … Continue reading Congressman Steve Scalise at Values Voters: a Happy Warrior

I’m So Old I remember writing about Sen Menendez (D – #Harveyweinstein) & Underage hookers in 2012, 2013 & 2015

As a rule anything that Don Surber writes interests me but this piece concerning Senator Robert Menendez and underage hookers... Democratic Senator Robert Menendez is on trial for taking bribes from a Florida eye doctor, who committed $105 million in Medicare fraud. Among the payoffs to Menendez were trips to the Dominican Republic, where he … Continue reading I’m So Old I remember writing about Sen Menendez (D – #Harveyweinstein) & Underage hookers in 2012, 2013 & 2015