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October 18th, 2021 - 5:45 pm § in Democrats, Humor, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Will Nick Rolovich be Washington’s next governor?

Now that Nick Rolovich has been elevated to anti-vax martyrdom, he’s a natural to run for political office. No government experience, civics training, or public administration background is required. The fact he’s lived in Washington for only a little over a year, and knows almost nothin[...]

October 15th, 2021 - 10:44 pm § in Democrats, Law and Courts, Politics

Democrats bash Biden’s Supreme Court report

Democrats are angry, and have every right to be. As do the people they represent. Their opponents, the Republicans, have gamed the Supreme Court in every way possible, including “upending precedent, breaking their own rules, and stealing seats.” Huffington Post spells out (here) some of [...]

October 12th, 2021 - 5:28 pm § in Democrats, Humor, Politics

Democrats reply to GOP’s Oregon redistricting lawsuit

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October 5th, 2021 - 10:12 am § in Biden, Democrats, Economics, Politics

Will Republicans blow up the economy?

Democrats and Republicans are locked in a duel, or a game of chicken, over raising the debt ceiling. On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, CNN political reporter Chris Cillizza wrote (here):    “Two weeks out from a dangerous debt default with broad consequences for the American economy, Mitch McCon[...]

October 3rd, 2021 - 6:05 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics

The debt ceiling according to McConnell

Congress has until October 18 to raise the debt ceiling. Many economists say failure to do so will be “catastrophic.” McConnell says Democrats have enough votes, and won’t provide a single Republican vote. If they don’t, whose fault will it be? Wouldn’t that be the part[...]

September 30th, 2021 - 11:08 am § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

Democrats demand recount after losing baseball game

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September 28th, 2021 - 7:33 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics

Playing chicken with the debt ceiling

The U.S. government will run out of money on October 18, unless Congress authorizes more borrowing. CNN describes (here) the potential consequences as follows: “Since the US government spends more than it takes in through revenues, a debt default would force it to stop paying out — so mili[...]

September 14th, 2021 - 2:04 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Democrats want to raise taxes and cut yours

Democrats want to pay for their ambitious $3.5 trillion spending plan, which would remake America’s safety net, by raising taxes on wealthy people and corporations. See details here. Meanwhile, tax changes sought by House Democrats “would cut annual tax bills for Americans earning less t[...]

September 12th, 2021 - 12:04 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Health, Politics, Racism

Yes, blame Republicans

It’s been 20 years, at least, since Americans felt safe. The incoming Bush administration ignored warnings by departing Obama administration national security officials. (See article here.) Perhaps the 9/11 terror attacks couldn’t have been prevented anyway, but Bush and the people aroun[...]

August 31st, 2021 - 12:42 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Why do Republicans lie so much?

Photo: President and First Lady Biden and other dignitaries at Dover AFB as casualties of the Kabul airport bombing are brought home.      From CNN, Monday, August 30, 2021 (story here, with original links left in): “On Saturday night, an entirely false claim about President Joe Biden went [...]