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Abandon hope all ye who enter the voting booth

That stench that makes you want to puke is coming out of a political sewer called Washington - a place littered with the rotting corpses of American idealism and drowning…

Dennis Hastert’s friend, roommate & fixer: Scott Palmer

George Bush has Karl Rove, Bill Clinton had James Carville and Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert has Scott Palmer. Call them powers behind the throne, the political gurus who…

George Allen the racist is also a political whore

I wish I could say that I'm surprised to find out that Virginia Sen. George Allen is not only a racist but a crook. Unfortunately, I can't. I suppose we…

Hey George Soros! Where the hell’s my money?

Gotta put in a call to George Soros and find out when the hell he intends to send my money.

According to House Speaker Dennis J. Hastert,…

Sex scandals, blow jobs and the ’stench of hypocrisy’

Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the shameless hypocrite who left Congress under a cloud of ethical questions and publicly chastised Bill Clinton while sneaking out on his…

Just a little old-fashioned karma coming round

It is fitting, truly fitting, that the political fortunes of a homophobic party may rest on the actions of a gay sexual predator in that party's midst.

Denny Hastert: Symbol of an out-of-control GOP Congress

Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is a perfect poster child for the Republican Party: Bloated and out-of-control.

With his multiple chins spilling over a too-tight dress…

A long Congressional history of protecting sexual predators

A year ago, Speaker of the House Dennis J. Hastert knew the GOP had a problem in its midst. Rep. Mark Foley of Florida, a popular Florida Congressman who played…

It’s our 12th birthday and we’re having a party

Saturday morning, October 1, 1994: With a cup of coffee in hand I sat down at my computer in the den of our condo in Arlington, Virginia, and logged on…

Seduced by a domineering mistress called politics

I arrived in Washington on March 1, 1981 on what I thought then would be a two-year sabbatical from journalism. I wanted to spend a couple of years learning government…