Week in Review: Coming to terms with ‘what just happened?’

The Constitution took a major hit this week as America’s quest for social justice gets reinterpreted yet again, not by the electorate, or the rule of law, but instead by nine men and women

Obamacare nightmare number #$%&!: Medicaid cuts to providers

Of all newspapers to carry this story of the next potential Obamacare debacle, the journalistic foot soldier of the Administration, The New York Times’ article, “As Medicaid Rolls Swell, Cuts in Payments to Doctors Threatens Access

The National Mood – Malaise 1, Optimism 0

Pew Research and USA Today’s most recent survey on the national mood shows the malaise that people feel about their government working anytime soon in the near future.  Deep political divisions within Congress, exacerbated by

The Republicans’ Populist Moment: Squander or Capitalize?

With the bid for re-election of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) now recorded in the ignominious annals of crushing defeat, the Republican gains for the 2014 mid-term elections stand at nine Senate seats for a

Senator Charles Schumer’s Seller’s Remorse

Normally politicians only express remorse when they’re either leaving office after a bruising election defeat, are on their way to the federal pen, on their deathbeds or have penned a memoir where a little

More After-effects of Obamacare — Another Just in Time for November moment

If there are any Obama-bots yet out there who still wax poetic over this “we have to pass the Bill so you can read what’s in it” legislative debacle, I point you to these

Morning Coffee Break: HGTV caves; the Taliban and Hillary; Emily Lett’s selfie; Obamacare fine print – Friday, May 9, 2014

Becoming a nation of cowards, Part III:  HGTV announced that it would not move forward with its proposed series, “Flip It Forward” because its two stars, the Benham Brothers, happen to have an image

You can only tread water for so long before you drown – HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns

November elections are less than seven months away.  With that in mind, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius submitted her resignation, or received the boot from the Obama White House.  Plagued by a series of embarrassments,

Lies, Prevarications, and Obfuscations — The Emperor has No Clothes

I got caught lying

The President, dictator-in-chief, today deigned to issue his fiat that people, who like their healthcare plans can keep their healthcare plans for another year.  After listening to the President’s press conference followed by the

Sen. Ted Cruz – grandstanding? or a 21st Century Patrick Henry?

I’ve now had my laptop zeroed into the Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) filibuster since 4:00pm CDT, two hours into his oratory.  I’ll keep this short. They (political pundits) say you have your eye on 2016.