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When insanity walks the halls of Congress, America is the loser

When insanity walks the halls of Congress, America is the loser

Before forcing the United States government into a shutdown that nobody but the extreme right wing of their own party wanted, Republicans were warned by just about everyone that such…

The government shuts down but Capitol Hill Blue continues after 19 years on the Internet

The government shuts down but Capitol Hill Blue continues after 19 years on the Internet

Ironic that when the federal government went into shutdown mode in the wee hours of October 1, Capitol Hill Blue celebrated its 19th year on the World Wide Web —…

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…

Publisher takes extended leave

Publisher takes extended leave

After an accident caused by complications from injuries from last fall, Capitol Hill Blue founder and publisher Doug Thompson is taking an extended, and indefinite, leave of absence from the…

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…

Let’s try a society of no political parties and no conflicting ideologies: Let’s try for a place called ‘America’

Let’s try a society of no political parties and no conflicting ideologies:  Let’s try for a place called ‘America’

What this country needs is a leader who owes his or her allegiance not to any political party or philosophical belief. What this country needs of a leader who owes…

FBI’s privacy-invading ‘National Security Letters’ gag orders ruled unconstitutional

FBI’s privacy-invading ‘National Security Letters’ gag orders ruled unconstitutional

A federal judge in California Thursday ruled that the FBI usages of secretcy in so-called “National Security Letters” is unconstitutional and violates the First Amendment of the United States. The…

National Rifle Association padding membership claims while hiding losses

National Rifle Association padding membership claims while hiding losses

Insiders at the embattled National Rifle Association say the organization is padding its claims of recent increases in membership and say more members are leaving amid criticisms over strident positions…

Doug Thompson cancels his return to work and returns to rehab from motorcycle accident

One week after returning to the helm of Capitol Hill Blue, the Internet’s oldest political news web site, publisher and founder Doug Thompson has returned to full-time rehab and recovery…

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