Members of Congress will get paid even if there is a government shutdown,which won’t play well with blue-collar voters. Wary of this, the House and Senate have passed separate measures … Continue Reading America’s biggest welfare queen
Compelling evidence indicates that Georgia’s next governor used his position in Congress to enhance his personal holdings. And still he’s broke, “effectively insolvent,” according to the AJC. Voters have been … Continue Reading Georgians would rather vote for a crook than a Democrat
Republican primary voters weren’t the only ones casting baffling votes. Rangel Easily Defeats Five Primary Rivals
You be the judge — did Connecticut senatorial candidate Richard Blumenthal, who never served in Vietnam, merely misspeak? At a veterans event in Shelton, for example, he said, “When we … Continue Reading ‘A few misplaced words’
You don’t lie about fighting in a war. It’s enough to disqualify a candidate for office, regardless of his or her other qualifications. But Connecticut senatorial candidate Richard Blumenthal, who, … Continue Reading An unpardonable sin
There isn’t a bigger opportunist in Washington than the Democrat-turned Republican-turned Democrat.
According to a new NBC/WSJ poll, more than 80% see problems with America’s two-party system — with 31% believing it’s seriously broken and that America needs a third party, and … Continue Reading Only 31 percent?
It’s the party’s fault, not hers. This from the candidate who didn’t bother to hide her contempt for traditional shoe leather campaigning. Coakley bristles at the suggestion that, with so … Continue Reading coakley campaign: we’re not to blame
A pretty deplorable flier sent out by the Coakley campaign. This may put Scott Brown over the top in Massachusetts.
When it comes to eliminating earmarks, Obama’s no better than his predecessor, the self-proclaimed “reformer with results.” “We need earmark reform and when I’m president, I will go line by … Continue Reading barack w. obama
Everyone hates centrists. A group of liberal bloggers said it is teaming up with organized labor and MoveOn to form a political action committee that will seek to push the … Continue Reading meanwhile, from the left …
Attempting to make the case for Caroline Kennedy’s appointment to the U.S. Senate, a New York magazine blogger instead reminds why it’s a bad idea: She genuinely, cornily, wants to … Continue Reading why not a tweed, roosevelt or spitzer?