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Obama’s credibility is at stake? What credibility?

Obama’s credibility is at stake?  What credibility?

The conclusions this morning in an analysis piece written by Julie Pace of the Associated Press suggests President Barack Obama faces a credibility problem because he backed off his plans…

What you say may haunt you

What you say may haunt you

Senator Mitch McConnell‘s campaign manager is in hot water for telling someone he once worked with on the Ron Paul Presidential campaign that he is ‘sorta holding my nose’ while…

If Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager is ‘holding his nose,’ how can he help the Senator?

If Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager is ‘holding his nose,’ how can he help the Senator?

  Mitch McConnell‘s campaign manager for what is shaping up to be a serious fight at both the primary and general election level is not helping his candidate. In a…

When all candidates and elected officials are losers, how can America win?

When all candidates and elected officials are losers, how can America win?

A lot of discussion here on Capitol Hill Blue lately about partisanship, degrees of unethical or criminal behavior and whether or not one political party is better than another. Some…

When partisanship rules, America loses

When partisanship rules, America loses

Rodney Alexander, a six-term Republican Congressman from Louisiana, announced Tuesday that he’s tired of the partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill and is getting the hell out. Said Alexander in a…

Do we need change? Of course we do, but change to what?

Do we need change? Of course we do, but change to what?

A group of us who gather for breakfast most mornings at a local restaurant here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, often talk about the myriad of problems facing…

A long overdue explanation and apology for what is happening around here

A long overdue explanation and apology for what is happening around here

Spent a lot of time over the last few days in email exchanges and phone calls with long-time readers of Capitol Hill Blue. Some are are mad. Some are concerned. …

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…