Monthly Archive: May 2019

lobbyist

Stange Bedfellows for a Popular but Dumb Idea

Governing and legislating is hard, cheap media pops like this are not, so it’s no wonder of wonders when Ted Cruz and AOC go for the latter when opportunity presents.

Joe Biden

The Silence of the Joe

The candidate who is not only leading, but currently lapping, the field said virtually nothing all week. Wisely.

Targaryan

The Case Against Targaryen Restoration

I come here to bury Daenerys, not praise her. No, seriously, no praise. This is not the part of a clever tactic. Ding dong the dragon queen is dead.

The End of the Beginning

Forty is do or die, give up or hold out, wind up or wind down. It’s the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning. Forty is the precipice between “can I see your ID” and free coffee at McDonalds. If life were a cheeseburger, forty would be the patty

I, Claudius

Tenshot: I, Claudius

I, Claudius has everything Game of Thrones had. Granted, there’s a few more British actors and not quite as many dragons. But it all happened in real life.

Mueller

Mueller, Plain and Tall

Tthere was no way Robert Mueller’s statement, his only statement, was going to be anything other than by-the-book and professional.

scotus

Wednesday Writs for May 29

Wednesday Writs are back with the Scopes Monkey Trial, SCOTUS updates, dumb lawyers and dumber criminals.

songs

Songs!

Not so dire? Damn straight! This week’s prompt, which should once again be a fun one: “A song that makes you want to dance”

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is here, a tradition stretching back to the Civil War and perhaps beyond