Wrong Again, Chuck

Wrong Again, Chuck

This NY Times story about Democrats presuming Republicans would play nice regarding the confirmation of even more conservative federal judges reminded me (for the 937,685th time) that GOPers are Lucy with the football & Democrats are Charlie Brown believing...
PTSD Politics

PTSD Politics

Good for Jason Kander for going public with his PTSD/depression, which may encourage others. But I can’t help but wonder how this would have been politically exploited if he’d made the announcement AND continued to run for mayor of Kansas City. I’m...
Three Kavanaugh Questions

Three Kavanaugh Questions

I’m curious and need answers: If Brett Kavanaugh does not advance to the Supreme Court, does he get to keep his seat on the Court Of Appeals in DC? If so, would he be obligated to recuse himself in hyper-political cases? Could he still drink too much beer? The...
Christine Brave Ford

Christine Brave Ford

Observations on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford… Is it just me or did crotchety Chuck Grassley sound like crotchety Hume Cronyn reading his will in “Brewster’s Millions”? During a break in...
As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

The revulsion for all things Trump that comes out of retiring Arizona Senator Jeff Flake’s mouth would be a lot more meaningful if it was connected to the part of his brain that makes him vote with Trump 83% of the time. So, regardless of what he says publicly...
Nothing Will Change His Mind

Nothing Will Change His Mind

Lindsay Graham said over the weekend that there’s nothing Christine Blasey Ford can say in her testimony that will change his mind about Brett Kavanaugh. I’m reminded of the debate between scientist Bill Nye and creationist Ken Ham. At the end, a...