Moscow Mitch promised he would retireIf his party’s majority miredIt was, as you see,Goodbye GOPNow to snuff out his burning hellfire•~•The Senate is now lost for the rightAnd the House still in Democrats sightIf both are turned blueThink of all we can doPower to the people—now indict•~•Those who attempted to overthrow The government, many we … Continue reading Bye, Mitch—A Limerick
This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post. As has become or invariably has been the pattern, Democrats give in to the minority Republicans. Scratched from President Biden’s budget package is a tuition-free community college. Instead, they are considering offering scholarships.Negotiations have resulted in reducing the child tax credit to a 1-year extension. Home health care … Continue reading One-Sided Budget Negotiation’s
The only thing I know for certain is that I know nothing, (just like Jon Snow.) I was born blue. Maybe the doctor should have slapped me and not my mother. [joke] The democratic party has had me in its clutches since I took my first breath because I was raised in Chicago where everyone … Continue reading Democracy Survived Another Day
Let's start with some basic history, (yawn.) The filibuster dates back to Ancient Rome. Some guy in a metal skirt named Phil The toga-clad politician who created the filibuster was the young Senator Cato, and his foray into time-wasting began in 60 BCE. Cato's method of forestalling votes on proposals he disagreed with was to … Continue reading Caesar Salad, The Filibuster, and Senator Ron Johnson
Before I start my rant about the Saturday vote to acquit Donald Trump, I believe the defense team’s creative method of distraction on Friday merits mention. The following people were randomly brought into the defense team's argument: Madonna, Johnny Depp, Robert De Niro, ANTIFA, and of course Hunter Biden and Hillary Clinton. Très bizarre. Democrats … Continue reading Senate Indictment Doesn’t Stick to Teflon Don— Again
Representative Adam Schiff's closing argument at the end of Trump's first impeachment trial was awe-inspiring. Unfortunately wasn't enough to break the partisan gridlock that has crippled our government for a decade. Donald Trump should have been removed from office a year ago. So many lives have been lost because of the cowards in the Senate … Continue reading Can We Do Impartial Justice and Convict Him—This Time?