Will She Stay or Will She Go?

Will Pelosi Stay or Will She Go?

A couple of weeks ago, rumors were flying that Nancy Pelosi might give-up her position as House Minority Leader or if, after her current term, she might decline to run again.

We’re relieved that she’s decided to continue as Minority Leader. Now, we must look forward to Election 2014 and hope that if the House of Representatives once again has a Democratic majority, she will be chosen as Speaker of the House.… [Read more]

Final bit of Schadenfreude: Am I Blue?

Am I Blue?

John Boehner is no longer orange but is now oh, so blue. As you probably know, Mr. Boehner is the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, and the legislative body he leads is the only one empowered by The Constitution to initiate bills to raise revenue. Mr. Boehner is blue because his fervent hope that President Obama would have been defeated in his bid for a second term has been dashed.… [Read more]

Avoiding The Cuckoo’s Nest

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The GOP’s South Carolina primaries take place on Saturday, January 21st. It’s the third primary but first in the south — a fact that is not lost on the candidates.  *Fanning myself* Mmmmm…. I can smell it in the air.  All of that evangelical Christian bible belt social conservatism tradition steeped in hospitable mendacity and intolerance….*breathing deeply*  Aaaahhh…Dixie.[Read more]

WHERE are the JOBS, Speaker Boehner?

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It’s a good thing my blood pressure is at a healthy level… Watching the news, particularly when I see the loathsome faces of the obstructionists also known as the GOP, would be enough for me to bust a major artery makes me wonder just when the interests of the people of the U.S. are going to be placed above dumb-arse politics.  [Read more]