Category: Government

lobbyist 77

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.

Mueller 69

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.

Mueller Report 11

Rating the Mueller Report

The ratings are in for the Mueller report reveal, and after two years of angst and hype they were…

green new deal 22

Congressional Kabuki: Non-Electric Boogaloo Edition

As he promised, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought the Green New Deal up for a vote in the Senate. No one voted for it, with 57 against and 43 voting “present” out of protest.

Nunes 69

Devin Nunes Beclowns Himself

Rep Devin Nunes is suing Devin Nunes’ Mom and Devin Nunes’ Cow for defamation. No, really.

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Let’s Abstain from Mandatory Calorie Counts

I – perhaps ironically – don’t think this is healthy. Life is for living. We’re here for a short time, so make it a good time. In isolation, calorie counts are of limited relevance here.

143

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Muthana?

Some -myself included- are content to let Muthana lie in the bed she made and rest easier with one less person like her on our soil. Others -myself included- begrudgingly look to the law for a determination of the propriety of her return, and find much more gray area than one would hope.

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No Cuts

Allowing lobbyists to pay people to stand in line for public hearings is only bad in a purely symbolic way. Which is to say, it’s really, really bad.

51

Getting Through The Wall

If there’s a better way out of this, I’m sure Nancy Pelosi will go with it. She is nothing if not very good at her job. But here’s what I’ve got.

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