Tag Archives: Dana Milbank

Progressive Sweeping I

Finding a title for my cleanup articles is often one of the most difficult things I do. Today I think I finally stumbled on a both good and accurate one. Typical of a progressive, I want to “sweep” issues before the eyes of the public. The other side tends to sweep their sins under the rug and out of the sight of all but the most well informed. While it may be incomplete, it is “good sweeping” (yes, the inspiration for that phrase comes from the late John Lewis), expect to see that title used again and often. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping I

What Can I Do About It?

I had an entirely different plan for today’s article then I read Dana Milbank’s opinion piece in Wednesday morning’s Washington Post entitled, Koch Industries’ valentine to Vladimir Putin. The title of today’s post is a question; its last paragraph is the answer. Continue reading What Can I Do About It?

Just Two

If a sequel to the movie Star Wars was to be shot with the barroom scene having a crowd lacking in intelligence and integrity the casting would be easy. Just use the Republican Congressional delegation. The examples are extensive but in the interest of brevity I will concentrate on just two today, Kevin McCarthy and Madison Cawthorn.

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Whole Lot Happenin’

It’s Saturday morning as I sit down to pen my Sunday article which is usually about the biggest political story of the preceding week. This morning there is a lot going through my mind and, as the title indicates, I thought I’d cover some of it with you. I’ve lived in the American South for just over 20 years now and while I have yet to pick up the expression ya’ll I have caught myself dropping the G’s at the end of a lot of words when I speak. Let’s explore.   Continue reading Whole Lot Happenin’

Three Holidays; Three Strikes; Who’s Out?

Like many Americans – particularly old guys – I miss baseball. Today’s article could have been called baseball logic and purloined words. There are plenty of both but I guarantee you it relates to current American politics. Let’s explore. Continue reading Three Holidays; Three Strikes; Who’s Out?