Tag Archives: lame duck session

The Republican War On Democracy

Ever since the takeover of the Republican Party by the Tea Party they have been waging a war on democracy. Never has it been more apparent than during this lame duck session. This is a dangerous but far from unprecedented time. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Republican War On Democracy

A Smaller, More Radical Caucus

On Thursday January 3, 2019 the new Congress takes their seats. The Republican House Caucus will find itself in the minority for the first time in eight years and more radical than ever. Some time ago the Tea Party faction rebranded itself as the Freedom Caucus. Call them what you may they are just as much a danger to America as ever and now they are even more powerful within the House Republican Caucus. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Smaller, More Radical Caucus

Consequences And Veterans

How do you put Veterans’ Day and a short analysis of the 2018 election and its consequences together into a single brief article? Let’s explore. Continue reading Consequences And Veterans

Another Thursday Outrage Recap

Thursday seems like my personal weekly Groundhog Day (the movie not the furry creature in Pennsylvania). This is another week where I’m using Thursday’s posting to recap just some of the recent outrages brought to us by our President and his enablers. Let’s explore. Continue reading Another Thursday Outrage Recap

’93 Portends ’18?

The biggest political story of last week is the international reaction to the disappearance and presumed murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It appears to have been ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS). First son-in-law Jared Kushner claims MBS as a good buddy. While we do not have a monarchy in America (which may come as a surprise to many of the current, and thankfully temporary, occupants of the West Wing) Kushner is often referred to as a prince by talking heads on the left. As this began to unfold what came to me was the song, Two Princes. Let’s explore. Continue reading ’93 Portends ’18?