The forces of evil had perhaps their best week in Washington since January 6th. Most often I choose the biggest political story of the week just ended as the subject of my Sunday article. This week I have a three-way tie and therefore it will be Sunday on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday this week. I will cover them in the order they occurred. Today’s subject will be a vote in the Senate.
American democracy finds itself in an abusive (and adversarial) relationship with the Republican Party. That is a monumental problem. The first step in solving a problem is to realize that it exists. I spent ten years on the Board of an organization that helped people deal with abusive relationships. The key to solving that issue is also straight forward.
Perhaps I’ve stumbled upon a new theme for Sunday articles. Today I want to write of the biggest political outrage of the week just passed – and there were plenty of candidates. Sadly, this one received little press.
Q: How many current members of the Republican Senate caucus are rotten? A: All of them and they proved it Saturday. Continue reading The Whole Barrel Is Rotten
Notice: I use the word “blind” in the following. Please allow me to apologize in advance to any who thinks I am belittling the unsighted community. I assure you I am not and am only using the word “blind” in a figurative sense.
I have long thought that no man is as blind as he who refused to see. Today I want to modernize my expression and simultaneously make it less misogynist. My new axiom is: No person is as blind as one who refuses to acknowledge the reality their eyes see. Continue reading Scribes Over Senators