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If you had to make the torture decision, what would you do?

Let's assume that torture is the only way to extract vital homeland security information that you know one in a hundred prisoners has. Let's further assume that we know with…

CHB’s resident sexologist on GOP teabagging and the media

Let's get the definition out of the way on the front page without any coy links or highlight to read type. Teabagging refers to the sexual act of taking someone's…

Columnist’s lament: The irrelevancy of easy targets

 A friend writes, referring to Obama, "Capitol Hill Blue is slamming your man lately ????" I wrote back "I think in part this is because it is easier for writers…

Did Obama fiddle while your house burned?

I set the DVR and decided to watch President Obama on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in the morning before I checked out the critical response. I did catch…

Sex, drugs and rock’n Rush

Rusty Republicans are getting a rush on with Rush Limbaugh who amazingly has replaced Sarah Palin as the sex symbol of the GOP. Creaky old conservatives who missed the fun of…

GOP calls Obama tax plan “class warfare” but is it really just the underclass waking up?

It would be amusing if it wasn't so cynical. Socialism has replaced liberalism as a GOP buzzword used to rally their own unwashed masses into a frenzy using a term…

Death and taxes: And you thought you were afraid of sharks

Turn on the news and talk shows and everyone's talking about the economy. It's damn depressing. The good news is that it looks like most of us will be getting…

The right to say “I told you so”

Both parties have the right to say "I told you so" a few years from now when it comes to the stimulus plan. The economists and pundits tell us that…

Republicans voting “no” and hoping for failure

Damn that human nature. Republicans stood by their economic philosophy that government programs are nothing more than useless welfare, and the way to stimulate the economy is by cutting taxes.…

Are there any brave Republicans in the House?

Today the House voted to pass Obama's economic stimulus plan. Each and every Republican voted against it. How bad could it be? Sure there was some pork. One could assert…