Let me just spell out something about Pelosi’s cave on drilling.
If you don’t know which one I mean, check out Erick’s post first. Up to speed? Excellent. Anyway, just for the record: this is merely a long-delayed, mildly good start. We’ll be expecting and getting quite a bit more out of it, so if you’re one of those Democrats who don’t like poor people being able to drive, I suggest that you not get too | Read More »
Pointing a finger at the enablers of Jose Ernesto Medellin’s execution.
Never mind that he was convicted of raping and murdering two teenagers (14 and 16); the International Court of Justice and the United Nations both wanted Medellin not to be executed, and what is the State of Texas to argue with them? Well… it’s a State in the USA, which means that it actually has rights that the federal government is not in fact empowered | Read More »
Well, Speaker Pelosi proved yesterday that telepathy DOES NOT WORK.
As it stands, as far as I can tell they couldn’t even manage to pop one of her blood vessels. For that matter, if telepathy worked George Stephanopoulos probably would have succumbed to his barely-hidden urge to leap across the table and strangle the Speaker with his own tie before she completely wrecked the Democrats’ chances to win 30 seats this election*. Get the transcript | Read More »
The NRCC takes the hint.
But better late than never. And like Ed, I like calling this “the not-quite-in-motion picture” Congress is going to be a bear this go-round. No way to get around it. But, heck, the NRCC at least looks like that it’s going to go down swinging. So… stick and carrot, you know what I mean?
Hi, Nancy! Do you *really* want to play chicken over energy policy?
Remember that the more annoyingly obstructionist and anti-regulatory the GOP is in the House, the more we the GOP base love them for it (something that the Senate GOP’s already noted). Which makes this short video about your disinclination to settle drilling before the August break (courtesy of the NRCC, and said group seems to have gotten the hint on this topic, at least), kind | Read More »