“It’s time to play hardball,” advises the WaPo’s E.J. Dionne today, echoing the sentiments of many, including myself, who think Obama needs to fight back against Republican anti-stimulus spin. Dionne concludes: In just two weeks, the elation of Inauguration Day has given way to a classic form of partisan hardball. … Continue reading
I am guest blogging at TaylorMarsh.com for a few days. Check in and see what’s happening there including the latest on the Senate Dems and the stimulus bill.
In a sad development, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. As it was diagnosed early and the Justice had been having no symptoms the prognosis, while never good with pancreatic cancer, is better than usual. U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading
While I have some reservations about the newest form of lobbying by people from the grassroots, although most would puke at my accurate description, it’s starting on The Hill. Community organizers are the new oilmen. For a change, one of them is in the White House. They walk the marble … Continue reading
How bad must the economy get before Republicans in Congress get that we can’t afford to follow the same old failed policies and we can’t afford to sit around and twiddle and fiddle while more and more Americans are losing their jobs, savings and homes? Growing up, I heard many … Continue reading