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Personal attacks don’t belong here

Personal attacks don’t belong here

Earlier today our staff to pull some comments off this web site. One went way overboard in attacking another commenter.  His attacks had nothing to do with the issue being…

Boehner: ‘We need to repeal old laws, not pass new ones’

Boehner:  ‘We need to repeal old laws, not pass new ones’

John Boehner, the always questionable, often irrational Speaker of the House, says Congress should be in the job of repealing laws, not passing new ones. “We ought to be judged…

Our government’s spying on us: Will it change? No way

Our government’s spying on us:  Will it change? No way

The National Security Agency, clearly an Americanized of the old Russian KGB in its spying on citizens of the United States, is taking steps to crack down on leaks about…

Another Cheney in Washington? This is supposed to be change?

Another Cheney in Washington?  This is supposed to be change?

Ohmigod. Liz Cheney, oldest daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is challenging a Republican Senator in Wyoming in next year’s election, saying — like all challengers — that she…

The Trayvon Martin case: Was it news?

The Trayvon Martin case:  Was it news?

A friend, who is also my minister and the chief investigator for our local sheriff’s department, posted on Facebook that the media will drive America into another civil war. His…

Can prostitute-loving Eliot Spitzer return to office? Sadly, yes.

Can prostitute-loving Eliot Spitzer return to office? Sadly, yes.

Whoremonger Eliot Spitzer delivered more than 27,000 signatures to New York officials Thursday, more than enough needed to get on the ballot for his planned return to politics. Does this…

Does Obama abuse power? Damn right. Is he the only one? Hell no.

Does Obama abuse power?  Damn right.  Is he the only one? Hell no.

In the latest blatant example of how hypocrisy rules in Washington, Republican congressional leaders bitch and moan about how President Barack Obama is ignoring the Constitution and abusing the power…

Anonymous Internet posters can’t save America

Anonymous Internet posters can’t save America

On any given day, several thousand interlopers at keyboards fire off a comment to one of the stories or columns published here on Capitol Hill Blue. Less than a handful…

‘Restore the Fourth:’ An idea whose time has come?

‘Restore the Fourth:’ An idea whose time has come?

In more than 100 towns and cities across the nation on July 4th, protestors gathered not to celebrate America’s independence but instead to demand that freedom and liberty be returned…

July 4th: A day set aside for an American independence that does not exist

July 4th: A day set aside for an American independence that does not exist

On Thursday, America will pause for a rare mid-week holiday to celebrate Independence Day. Yep, the 4th of July is Independence Day, the day we celebrate the signing of the…