Capitol Hill Blue: 20 years and counting

The oldest political news web site started in an Arlington, Virginia, den on Oct. 1, 1994

Capitol Hill Blue: 20 years and counting

My God, has it been 20 years?  Yep.  To the day. On the morning of Oct. 1, 1994, I logged on to PSI Net, my Internet Service Provider (ISP) at the time and the email said I now had free web space now as part of the package of $19.95 a month of service through […]

Doug Thompson returning to Capitol Hill Blue

Doug Thompson returning to Capitol Hill Blue

Capitol Hill Blue founder and publisher Doug Thompson returns to writing about politics and the hypocrisy of government, as well as the day-to-day supervision of the oldest political news web site on the Internet, on Monday, August 5, 2013. Although his return is not fully authorized by the doctors who have supervised his recovery from […]

Capitol Hill Blue is 18 years old: Que the balloons

Capitol Hill Blue is 18 years old:  Que the balloons

Capitol Hill Blue was born on October 1, 1994 — a damp, cool Saturday morning in the den of a condo on North Fairfax Drive in Arlington, Virginia. With coffee in hand, I sat down at my Mac, and logged in to PSI-Net, my Internet Service Provider at the time, which offered then lightning-fast ISDN […]

Saving America: Here’s a solution, with strings attached

Saving America:  Here’s a solution, with strings attached

Wanna save America? Forget about abolishing the Fed. Forget about dismantling the Department of Education and all those other pesky government agencies that want to control our hearts and minds. That’s not the solution. Capitol Hill Blue found the solution on a recent Saturday night in the tiny Blue Ridge Mountain hamlet of Floyd, Virginia.  […]