Tag Archives: Mike Gallagher

Progressive Sweeping LXIX

This will give us all somethings to ponder while we wait to see and hear the latest developments in the financial and legal perils of Donald Trump. I could have speculated about them today -and that is all anybody is doing is speculating- but then I wouldn’t have been able to touch on all these other topics.

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Progressive Sweeping LXV

About 15 years into this “project” and I’m still amazed at how much political news accumulates in such a short time period. Let’s get it on.

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I Don’t Know Why, But…

Timestamp: Wednesday morning.

Tuesday night the Republicans again proved that they are simply very bad at governing and they can’t run the House of Representatives. I can’t tell you why that is so. I hate to stereotype, especially across time, but that is the only conclusion I can reach presented with the evidence.

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Questions Of Motivation

Republican Representative George Santos of New York was expelled from the House of Representatives on Friday of last week. The vote was 311-114-2-8. This was the third attempt at expulsion, (keep in mind that Santos didn’t take his seat until January of this year). I’d like to list the 112 Republicans who voted to keep Santos in office. 8 (split 5-3 Republicans to Democrats) did not vote; I’ll comment one on. Then I’d like to explore the motivation for some of the votes. (Even a political junkie like me isn’t comfortable ascribing motivations to many of the back benchers.) Totally perplexing to me are the two Democrats who voted “Present”.

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Danger: Tin Foil Hats And Flames

Several recent articles have been written outlining the zaniness of today’s GOP. (Sorry no links today.) Today I’d like to cover a few of the most outrageous and dangerous.

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