Contempt of Congress? You betcha!

Contempt of Congress?  You betcha!

So, Eric Holder is officially in contempt of Congress. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving public official. Holder is a slimeball. But is being in contempt of Congress a bad thing? Not for most of us. A lot of people, including the staff of Capitol Hall Blue, are constantly in contempt of congress.  Hell, even […]

Tough times for Obama, but will that be enough to rid the nation of his Presidency?

Tough times for Obama, but will that be enough to rid the nation of his Presidency?

Doesn’t look like a good week coming up for beleaguered President Barack Obama. The Supreme Court may hand down a decision that declares part or all of much-ballyhooed and largely ineffective health care “reform” bill unconstitutional. The House of Representatives is expected to vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. The Supremes may […]

In an election year when war should be an issue, it is best to remember the lessons of Vietnam

In an election year when war should be an issue, it is best to remember the lessons of Vietnam

War should be a major issue in Campaign 2012. Sadly, it is not. Both incumbent President Barack Obama and presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney support sending Americans to fight and die for questionable causes.  Afghanistan has become Obama’s Vietnam and Romney is a warmonger. Only Texas Congressman Ron Paul had the guts to stand up […]

What the hell is a neocon anyway?

What the hell is a neocon anyway?

Neocon has become a preferred insult in many political debates among conservatives, especially those who doubt the sincerity of others who claims to support a right-wing point of view. Websters’ dictionary appears to support this point of view: Definition of NEOCONSERVATIVE 1 : a former liberal espousing political conservatism 2 : a conservative who advocates […]

Can reason exist in today’s hyperbole-driven political environment?

Can reason exist in today’s hyperbole-driven political environment?

The Democratic and Republican onventions may still be a couple of months away but the stage is already set and the nominees determined:  Incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Obama didn’t face any real opposition, unless you count the convicted felon and prison inmate in Texas who damn near beat the incumbent […]

Pop culture politics and the Palin paradox

Pop culture politics and the Palin paradox

According to the book — and movie — “Game Change,” 2008 Republican Presidential nominee John McCain’s presidential campaign staff found vice presidential pick Sarah Palin on YouTube. After deciding to pick a woman to try and help McCain close the gender gap with Democratic nominee Barack Obama, the staff searched the Internet for female politicians […]