Tag Archives: Adrian Smith

No Guardrails

Today I’m approaching the Republicans’ assault on the First Amendment from a different angle. The right to free speech comes with responsibilities and guardrails. The current House GOP caucus either doesn’t understand that and/or is too cowardly to stand up for it (and by extension America). Continue reading No Guardrails

Two Votes Tell Us a Lot

In two cases of actions speaking truer than words I’d like to take a look at two recent votes in Congress. Many bills are tricky; you like some part(s) but something disturbs you. Often you end up holding your nose and voting for it. Others are just plain stinkers; another easy choice simply vote against the proposal. Then there are the no-brainers; you simply vote in the affirmative because the choice is so easy. Many congressional Republicans failed that simple task recently; 60 of them twice.

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Unjustifiable

It is my usual Sunday practice to write about what I felt was the biggest political story of the week just ended. As of this early writing (Thursday) I feel the biggest story is one that has been developing and will continue to develop. Instead, I have decided to spend today’s “ink” on the one I found the most disgusting. Continue reading Unjustifiable

Crazy, Cowards Or Both?

It was still impossible to identify the biggest outrage of the week in American politics last week. As there was no clear line in history between the Dark Ages and The Renaissance it has become apparent there will be no clear demarcation between America’s Dark Age (a/k/a the Trump era) and the American Renaissance. That said the most despicable actions seemed to center around the Republican House Caucus and I’d like to analyze that a bit today. Continue reading Crazy, Cowards Or Both?

Much More Than Just A Circus

Most often my Sunday article is about the biggest political news of the week just ended. This week will not be one of the exceptions and there was no debate as to what that story was.  Thursday’s article was written early on the morning of Wednesday January 6th.  It was entitled, Before I Get Distracted.  I predicted the events of the day would be a circus.  I was incorrect only by underestimation.  Let’s explore. Continue reading Much More Than Just A Circus