Politicians and their parties are not the answer

Politicians and their parties are not the answer

It’s no secret that we at Capitol Hill Blue hold politicians, political parties and partisans in low esteem. Actually, that’s an understatement.  We think politicians, political parties are scum of the earth and those who buy into their fantasies are delusional at best. America doesn’t need another politician at the helm. We don’t need a […]

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Olbermann suspension ends Tuesday

Olbermann suspension ends Tuesday

MSNBC says Keith Olbermann will be back on the air Tuesday, ending his suspension for violating NBC’s rules against making political donations after two shows. MSNBC’s chief executive Phil Griffin said late Sunday that after several days of deliberation, he had determined that two days off the air was “an appropriate punishment for his violation […]

Rand Paul plans to dump his campaign staff

Rand Paul plans to dump his campaign staff

It’s the oldest ploy in politics. When a candidate screws up, blame the staff and start firing people. Rand Paul, the Tea Party darling that upset the political establishment to win the Kentucky GOP Senatorial nomination and then upset most everyone else with off-the-wall comments about racial segregation, announced Tuesday he’s dumping his staff of […]

The Tea Party pot boils over

The Tea Party pot boils over

An old proverb states: “Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it.” The Tea Party cult got its wish this week with the election of Rand Paul — son of the sometimes Republican, sometimes libertarian, always controversial Ron Paul — to the Republican Senatorial nomination in Kentucky. Now the Tea Party pot […]