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The Fourth of July

The Fourth of July

As America pauses to celebrate the Fourth of July, Capitol Hill Blue founder and publisher Doug Thompson, who is also a photographer and filmmaker, put together a short video on…

Panic when the Internet connection crashes and burns

Panic when the Internet connection crashes and burns

A complete and widespread data service outage in the Blue Ridge Mountains area of Virginia where Capitol Hill Blue publisher and founder Doug Thompson lives left him unable to transmit…

News groups to Holder’s off the record meeting: ‘No way’

News groups to Holder’s off the record meeting: ‘No way’

A number of news organizations told Attorney General Eric Holder to, in effect, “go to hell” when invited to an “off the record” meeting to discuss the Justice Department’s guidelines…

Michele Bachmann calling it quits in Congress

Michele Bachmann calling it quits in Congress

Tea Party centerfold Michele Bachmann is leaving Congress. The Minnesota right-winger announced Wednesday she will not seek a fifth term in the House but would not elaborate on why she…

Gun advocates fund recall efforts in Colorado

Gun advocates fund recall efforts in Colorado

In Colorado, where legislators actually had the nerve to take on the pro-gun lobbyists and pass new laws curbing the glut of weapons sales and use of deadly arms in…

Rand Paul suddenly supports reaching out to minorities

Rand Paul suddenly supports reaching out to minorities

What’s this?  Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, the son of former Congressional racist Ron Paul, is saying Republicans need to reach out to minorities if it wants to survive? That seems…

America is rife with politicians who like to screw around

America is rife with politicians who like to screw around

Let’s face it. Politics in America is stupidity on parade and randy political stupidity as well. At the National Rifle Association convention in Houston last week, one of high profile…

The tour of the nation’s capital by our founder

The tour of the nation’s capital by our founder

A visit to the nation’s capital, compiled from existing clips and stock footage that Capitol Hill Blue founder Doug Thompson had on hand. Thompson lived in the National Capital Region…

Wanna see a real gun nut? Meet Wayne LaPierre

Wanna see a real gun nut? Meet Wayne LaPierre

Based on the hysterical hyperbole spilling out the mouth of National Rifle Association honcho Wayne LaPierre like too much verbal diarrhea, one would assume the average American and potential gun…

The unending list of failures who lead America today

The unending list of failures who lead America today

When the watchers and clockers comment nowadays on the circus in Washington, the measurement is not who, if anyone, is successful. Instead, performance depends on who is less of a…