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Mitch McConnell filibusters his own bill in game of Chicken with Senate

A rather remarkable thing happened on the Senate floor yesterday.  Kentucky Senator and former Tootsie Pop spokesman Mitch McConnell came to the floor to ask for a vote on raising the debt ceiling.  This type of vote isn’t new – the federal debt limit has been raised 106 times since 1940, 18 times under Ronald […]

vote for the mormon not the muslim sheawong


Oy. Further reminding me why on a Sunday morning I’m in a house of learning over a house of worship, Church in the Valley, a small church in  Leakey, Texas, has decided to flout federal law and endorse a candidate in the least intelligible way possible.                 Several points spring […]

Paging Dr. Frankenstein: Your monster is on the loose.

I’ve always felt a bit bad for the Tea Party.  Sure, they’ve always struck me as the crazy racist uncle who still thinks the south will rise again, but their hearts always seemed to be so in to it.  A sadistic part of me almost appreciates that kind of myopic ignorance.  When Obama got the […]

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