When Your Enemy Tells You What He Will Do, Believe Him

by baldilocks Or her. Some entertainment to look forward to; and when I say entertainment, I mean war. The White House anticipates a Democratic House will vote to impeach President Trump – but that his opponents won’t be able to muster the 67 Senate votes needed to throw him out of office. Trump advisors in … Continue reading When Your Enemy Tells You What He Will Do, Believe Him

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

Illinois’ now cancelled Hastert statue plans reveal spending addiction

By John Ruberry On Thursday a federal grand jury indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for breaking banking laws and lying to FBI agents. Prior to his entry into politics, Hastert was a teacher and a state champion wrestling coach at Yorkville High School 50 miles southwest of Chicago. The charges are rooted in a … Continue reading Illinois’ now cancelled Hastert statue plans reveal spending addiction

NY-11 & Nancy Pelosi’s Cry for Relevance 

We are here WE ARE HERE, WE ARE HERE! Horton Hears a Who 1970 If there is one thing that's axiomatic on Capital Hill it's this:  If you want to get the attention of the lobbyists and the various monied interests you need to have power and influence or the prospect of shortly gaining it. If … Continue reading NY-11 & Nancy Pelosi’s Cry for Relevance 

Pieces of the Dream

by baldilocks I'm guilty of many things, but one is talking about race and Things Black too much. The reputational demise of public astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson elicited a great deal of Schadenfreude, but it depressed me for one reason: I liked seeing a black person talk about something other than race, being black, or … Continue reading Pieces of the Dream

…and NO IRS special committee either

Following up on yesterday's post concerning how to go forward on the IRS investigation there question is going to be asked, do you have a special committee or do you just give this to the standard committee's that would handle such and investigation. While there are some advantages to a special committee there is a … Continue reading …and NO IRS special committee either

You first Nancy: Resign today!

Nancy Pelosi is telling democrats in tough races that they should be willing to give up their seats to pass the healthcare bill. Ok Madame Speaker, since you are so adamant about this issue I have a suggestion: Resign. Resign today! Show your fellow democrats that power doesn't mean anything to you. Show that you … Continue reading You first Nancy: Resign today!