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Conspiracy theorists now think we’re part of some grand plot

Conspiracy theorists now think we’re part of some grand plot

God help us.  It’s bad enough that we here at Capitol Hill Blue have to put up with the conspiracy theorists who see some nefarious  plot in just about everything.…

Let’s try a society of no political parties and no conflicting ideologies: Let’s try for a place called ‘America’

Let’s try a society of no political parties and no conflicting ideologies:  Let’s try for a place called ‘America’

What this country needs is a leader who owes his or her allegiance not to any political party or philosophical belief. What this country needs of a leader who owes…

Republicans: A party where failure is the only option

Republicans: A party where failure is the only option

After failing, once again, to capture the Presidency last fall, a number of Republicans sat down and wondered aloud what — if anything — could be done to reverse the…

Comfort the allicted and afflict the comfortable

Comfort the allicted and afflict the comfortable

A long-time friend and life member of the National Rifle Association met me for breakfast this week and smiled. “You raised a lot of ruckus with your column about the…

Gun nuts threaten boycott of Colorado over new gun control laws. Good. Let them stay home.

Gun nuts threaten boycott of Colorado over new gun control laws. Good. Let them stay home.

The overwhelming gaggle of rabid right-wingers, homophobes, racists, bigots and bitter over-reactionaries who dominate the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups are upset with Colorado, a state with the…

Is John Boehner a drunk? Of course he is and he has lots of company on Capitol Hill

Is John Boehner a drunk?  Of course he is and he has lots of company on Capitol Hill

Bob Ney, the former Ohio Congressman who went to jail for his role in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, says Speaker of the House John Boehner is a party animal…

Today’s debate: So much anger over so many little things

Today’s debate: So much anger over so many little things

A heated discussion showed up on Facebook this week, started to those upset over the cancelling of White House tours. The Obama administration blamed sequestration for the halting of tours. …

Romney couldn’t imagine losing. Funny, we could never imagine him as a winner

Romney couldn’t imagine losing.  Funny, we could never imagine him as a winner

Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate who lost his bid for President in 2012, says he didn’t win the election because he failed to “connect with minorities.” Hmmmm.  Didn’t know I…

The NRA’s con: Promoting lies and conspiracy fantasies

The NRA’s con: Promoting lies and conspiracy fantasies

Spend any amount of time talking to a gun proponent who belongs to the National Rifle Association and you will most likely discover that he or she is also an…

Here’s a gun owner and hunter who thinks assault-style weapons should be banned

Here’s a gun owner and hunter who thinks assault-style weapons should be banned

Yes, I’m a gun owner, a hunter, a user of firing ranges and a long-time supporter of the second amendment. I carry a concealed handgun legally in the Commonwealth of…