Entries by Doug!

Don’t give yourself away

No one could have predicted: Under pressure from conservatives to help Trump deliver on a signature campaign promise and unable to persuade him to avert the partial government shutdown, these lawmakers have all but surrendered to the president’s will. Their comments show how the cracks in the 53-member Republican majority that emerged at the outset […]

Our goose is cooked, our reputation is shot

Now seems like a good time to start tightening the vise around Republican Senate “moderates’” heads. Nominee funds are a great way to get good candidates to oppose clowns like Susans Collins and Cory Gardner. You know what to do Benny says give til it hurts.

Jon Swift

It’s time once again to continue a tradition started by Jon Swift/Al Weisel, the “Best Posts of the Year, Chosen by the Bloggers Themselves.” Jon/Al left behind some wonderful satire, but was also a nice guy and a strong supporter of small blogs. (Here’s Jon/Al’s 2007 and 2008 editions.  Our revivals from 2010 through 2017 can be found here.)   If you’d […]