Bob Dole isn’t afraid Ted Cruz would lose, he’s afraid Cruz will WIN

As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them. Sen Trent Lott (R-MS) 2010 on Tea Party members Yesterday I noted that one of the biggest benefactors of Sarah Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump was Tina Fey. Tina Fey will be sending thank you flowers to Palin because this endorsement means Fey won't have … Continue reading Bob Dole isn’t afraid Ted Cruz would lose, he’s afraid Cruz will WIN

NPS’ sneak-attack entrance fee hikes betray larger problem

By John Ruberry Since last autumn's government shutdown, when "Barrycades" blocked visitors from entering National Park Service sites such as Yellowstone, but also open-space plazas such as the World War II Memorial in Washington, the NPS has gone from America's most-loved federal agency to a place among the rest of the Everglades-type muck that is the national … Continue reading NPS’ sneak-attack entrance fee hikes betray larger problem

We didn’t come to Washington to serve a bunch of Porkbusters

Harry:  (Wounded & Dying)  Chris... Chris:Yes, Harry? Harry:  l´d hate to die a sucker. We didn´t come here just to keep an eye on a lotta corn and chilli peppers. There was something else all the time, wasn´t there? Chris: Yes, Harry. You had it pegged right all along. The Magnificent Seven 1960 At the start … Continue reading We didn’t come to Washington to serve a bunch of Porkbusters

Sometimes Joe Scarborough just NAILS it!

I'm very hard on Joe Scarborough mostly because I like him (I'm always harder on people I like because I expect more from them) but today he said something that is incredibly important. He was going on about the hypocrisy of both right and left on deficits and said this: "There are a couple of … Continue reading Sometimes Joe Scarborough just NAILS it!

My Latest Examiner Column: Massachusetts Democrats missing the (tea) Party

My latest column for the examiner is up an excerpt: ...with the April meeting pending; organizer Justin Brooks started contacting democrats either in office or running for office. He left messages or talked to a half dozen different candidates eager to get another perspective, without success. Most office holders and candidates never got back to … Continue reading My Latest Examiner Column: Massachusetts Democrats missing the (tea) Party

Does John Cole know the internet exists?

Apparently not because he makes the following statement: They weren’t around protesting during the Bush years BECAUSE THE TEA PARTY IS REPUBLICANS. They don’t care about the deficit. They care that a Democrat (and a black “Muslim,” to boot), is in the White House. They don’t care about fiscal restraint, they care that a Democrat … Continue reading Does John Cole know the internet exists?