Time was when the President of the United States delivered the State of the Union Address, and people cheered or jeered — dependent on their political persusasion then everybody went out and g0t drunk. Now everyone from the party boss to the janitor gets face time on the tube to pontificate on the state of […]
South Carolina unions filed suit on Thursday against new Republican Governor Nikki Haley and her administration, saying hostility toward unions and workers joining unions is unconstitutional. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the South Carolina AFL-CIO alleges that Haley is violating the federal constitutional […]
That is a question asked often on the web. To help you decide, read founder Doug Thompson’s column on the subject. (Click on “Read More”) Related articles Judge us now to see if we have learned from the past (capitolhillblue.com)
Capitol Hill Blue is a non-partisan, take-no-prisoners political news site launched by Doug Thompson — an ex-newspaperman, former political operative and longtime journalist — in October 1994. That makes us the oldest surviving news site on the Internet. But don’t take our word for it. Go to Google and see if you can find anything […]
Good God no. We’re working journalists, not a group of malcontents who sit in front of our computers in our underwear. We work for a living and have lives.
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Absolutely not. You should read many publications and draw your own conclusions. We have a good track record but, as with any product produced by human beings, we can — and do — make mistakes. But when we are wrong, we admit it. Thankfully, we seldom have to.
Nah. We’re members of the Great Buffalo Wing Conspiracy. We meet on a haphazard basis at the local Hooters and, over a plate of wings, ponder important social questions like “do you think those are real?” or “is she wearing underwear?”