The Maryland (and other States) Primary Results Open Thread.
Maryland’s getting pride of place because it’s a) where I live and b) has actual, non-Presidential primaries tonight. Presidential primary results here: Maryland’s state results are going to be… here, I guess. Looks like (as of 8:30 PM) Romney won DC & MD; Dan Bongino is ahead in the MD-SEN nomination; and the may-not-recognize-her-luck Nancy Jacobs is ahead in the absolutely vital* MD-02 race. Polls | Read More »
Democrats resegregate DC school system.
Are you surprised? I’m not surprised. The leaders of D.C.’s school choice movement, Kevin P. Chavous (former D.C. Councilman) and Virginia Walden Ford (executive director of D.C. Parents for School Choice), today issued the following statement: “House and Senate Appropriators this week ignored the wishes of D.C.’s mayor, D.C.’s public schools chancellor, a majority of D.C.’s city council, and more than 70 percent of D.C. | Read More »
Politico: D.C. Doing great during recession.
I’d just like to make that clear. When Politico is writing things like: The rest of the country has a new reason to hate the inside-the-Beltway crowd: Our economy is better than yours. At 6.2 percent, the unemployment rate in the D.C. metro region is lower than in any other major metropolitan area in the country — and far below the 9.5 percent national average. | Read More »
I guess Obama knows about the Tea Parties *now*.
[UPDATE] “Say what you will about George W. Bush, he had a skin whose thickness wasn’t measured in Planck lengths.” I really wish that I had written that. Because he’s sounding just a little bit self-conscious on the subject: Obama targets tea bags at town hall At his 100th-day town hall meeting in St. Louis Wednesday, President Barack Obama took direct aim at the anti-tax | Read More »
Some of the videos from the DC Tax Day Tea Party.
I have a bunch more, and I will be putting them up, but four and I’m bleary-eyed. They’re also mostly after the fold. This is Rebecca Wales, one of the organizers of the event, and also affiliated with Smart Girl Politics. She had a busy day.
More on the Durbin Child Expulsion Amendment.
Senator Durbin, why do you want to throw these kids out of their schools?