A Tea-Bone to Pick with the Constitution’s Framers Over Elections
America is the perfect imperfect, and the U.S. Constitution reflects the achilles heel of Framer thinking that is killing our democracy: Elections. The Framers weren’t big on the details. They … Continue reading
The Imperfect Storm – The GOP, Obama and the Bored D.C. Media
Scandal. It’s a much misused word in American politics these days, especially by Republicans looking to distract from the news cycles that have excoriated their policies that have been the … Continue reading
Benghazi: Darrell Issa’s Last Outpost on the GOP Anti-Woman Frontier
Perhaps the only thing more angst-worthy for the white power structure that operates the Republican Party than a black man in the White House, and a tide of upwardly-mobile Latinos … Continue reading
What’s Wrong with a Black History Month?
It’s Black History Month. Many conservatives, Libertarians and Tea Partiers disapprove. So what else is new? Charles C. W. Cooke of the Right-wing National Review suggests that Black History Month is contrived and “over with.” He … Continue reading
The Winner and Still Champion…112th Worst Congress EVER!
Latrice Phillips And the winner for the worst Congress…EVER…goes to… The 112th Congress for being ineffectual, childish and rendering the most powerful nation in the world impotent. Many of you … Continue reading
Can Speaker Boehner End the Internal Terrorism That is the Tea Party?
Grover Norquist’s Christmas present came early this year. The Tea Party, the monkey wrench which he and his billionaire backers dropped into the machinery of government, proved that Teahadi Republicans … Continue reading
This Doomed Elephant Can’t Change Its Spots
The punditocracy has been abuzz for a post-election news cycle rife with the electoral stomping that Mitt Romney and the GOP took from minorities and women. Wonks and wags … Continue reading
Small SuperPACS: American Principles SuperPAC Funded by Questionably Principled Principals
BOCA RATON, FLA – The SuperPAC disease on the American body politic isn’t just for big national funders like the Kochs. Poorer cousin, tall-hat, no cattle types with an axe … Continue reading
It’s the Fear of the ‘Other’, Stupid: Of Romney, Racism, Republicans and Make-Belief
At the final debate President Obama was on point, clearly knowledgeable versus being coached, and had the better one-liners of the evening. He’s also still the black guy to about … Continue reading