Category Archives: Politics

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

President Obama’s Begins 2014 State of the Union Speech with “Today in America…”

President Obama’s State of the Union speech had a special relevance to me also, as it did several people he mentioned. Today in America, I went to have my first wellness, or

MSNBC’s Christie Bridgegate Wall-to-Wall Media Coverage Shows Obsession

For a long time now, I have been a big fan of MSNBC. I work a graveyard shift and being I am a blogger, I depend upon the late night rerun of

Filibuster Rule Was Broken Because Democrats Had No Choice

Recently, U.S. Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-NV) ended the filibuster rule for executive appointments and federal court appointees, leaving the filibuster in place for legislation and U.S. Supreme Court nominees only. I

Go Ahead Harry, Use the Nuclear Option, or Limit Its Use

  Perhaps at one time, the filibuster was a good idea. Unfortunately, that was when there were reasonable people in the minority in our U.S. Senate, but that is no longer the

Christie Best Chance for Republicans to Retake White House in 2016

As a Democrat, New Jersey governor Chris Christie does not represent my interests; he does not support raising the minimum wage, he favors big business over ordinary citizens, he is against same-sex

Complainer Bruce’s Cousin, Tea Party Ted

Recently, I read a story by a blogger named Howard Parmet that I found to be quite telling about our dear friend Ted Cruz and wanted to share it with you. You

Tired of Hearing Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi – How About Iraq, Iraq, Iraq

What happened in Benghazi was a terrible situation and surely, someone dropped the ball, but let’s have some perspective here; four people died in Benghazi and well over 4,000 Americans died in

New Voter ID Law Shows it’s a Man’s World in Texas

Republican legislators in Texas have come up with a new voter ID law meant to block many women from voting in the next election. Like other voter ID laws in Texas and

Tea Party of God or Party of Hypocrites

Larry Klayman, the founder of Freedom Watch, a Tea Party group got up in front of a crowd at the World War II Memorial Sunday and accused President Obama of being a