Another wave is coming, Washington – and “the ‘ins’ may be thrown out, and the ‘outs’ may be thrown in,” according to Michael Genovese, Loyola University political-science professor.
One of the most enduring songs from the 1957 Broadway musical, "The Music Man" is named "Trouble."
"If you love me, you've got to help me pass this bill."
Where are we in terms of a really juicy August story in 2011? Credit rating agencies, 10-year bond returns, credit default swaps, and ECB interventions.
File under: It’s Always Good To Keep Things In Perspective - If you think the federal government’s credit rating being downgraded was bad, S&P also downgrade Fonzie from AAAYYY to AAAYY+.
"Jewish history, like everybody else's history, repeats itself."
Politicians today are getting away with higher levels of disgraceful behavior. Even just a few years ago it was a shock when a high-level political official did something immoral or promoted inappropriate values.
"To hold reign over the bully pulpit and not use it to cry out against even basic injustices is to neglect a key mission of the one who holds the Office of the President."
Yesterday was the Summer Solstice. The sun was as high in the sky as it gets in the Northern Hemisphere. Thus today's topic.
If lying is sufficient reason to expel a member (like Anthony Weiner), then the halls of Congress may soon be vacant of all but the janitorial crew who empty the trash and mop the floors at night.
It seems that across the board, and irrespective of political affiliation, men have failed at exhibiting the better part of valor when it comes to sex.
Playing the blame game with Anthony Weiner this week became wildly popular.
Y’know, we’d all love to think that we are angels, but if the truth be told, more than likely we wouldn’t want our lives or thoughts shown on YouTube for our grandmothers to see—unless, of course, you’re Snooki and don’t give a shizzle that everyone and their dog knows that you’re a pirate hooker.
Playing the blame game with Anthony Weiner this week became wildly popular. Once the Congressman refused to stick it out any longer, punditry tried to erect a whole series of straw man reasons, both for blame or justification, arguing that Weiner was treated with a double standard.
I said shortly after this whole creepy episode broke that, if we knew all there was to know, I would have recommended Weiner see if he could ride out the storm. There was more and he couldn't.
Clinton’s action at that time has now given the current crop of Dems the ammo to point out that job growth in the 1990s was truly stunning. But it was the capital gains tax-cut, enacted by a Republican Congress and signed by Clinton that really unleashed the growth in the economy.