|Grandma and Grandpa Dividist|
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Come back 4th Amendment. We miss you. Yes, we overreacted and hurt you. We're sorry. We didn't mean it. It won't happen again. Really.
Saturday, February 08, 2014
|Illinois Congressional District 4 - Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D)|
Among the annoyances confronting those subscribing to a left-of-center worldview is the fact that the American electorate inconveniently continues to elect republicans to majority control in the House of Representatives. Liberals are fond of lecturing anyone who will listen that America is a center left country, that enlightened liberal democratic policies are better for all Americans, that republicans are on the wrong side of history, that shifting demographic favor a permanent democratic party majority, that republicans hate women, blacks, hispanics, gays, etc. etc. ad nauseum. And yet, despite the imparted wisdom, Americans continue to elect republicans into majority control of the House of Representative.
If you are true believer in progressive dogma you must come up with a reason why, in the face of the obviously superior liberal democratic policies, Americans continue to vote republicans into majorities in Congress. Many progressives resolve this conundrum by subscribing to one or more of these theories:
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
|Is the pen mightier than divided government?|
Sunday, February 02, 2014
|"Maybe I should ask the House Minority Leader."|
Lately I've begun to wonder how much longer she'll be my representative in Congress. Despite her defiant pronouncement that her "work is not finished" the retirement of two of her long standing allies in the House have fueled speculation about her future.
This the latest of several problems that dogged the ex-Speaker of the House last week: