Did you enjoy watching Senator Trainwreck embarrass Harry Reid?

    Is this the sort of thing that brightens your day? And, like Constant Reader NightTwister, do you think that “Entertainment this good should cost money”? Well, guess what: it does – because one major reason that Doctor No can do this sort of thing is because he can win cloture votes. And the reason why he can win cloture votes is because he has enough | Read More »

    Tom Coburn vs. Harry Reid Cage Match

    Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) in in a no-holds-barred cage match with Senate Majority Leader Harry and, oddly enough, the Washington Post isn’t reflexively jumping to the defense of the scrappy, embattled, former pugilist from Searchlight, Nevada. Coburn has become best known as the lawmaker who says no — no to increased funding for unsolved civil rights crimes, no to creation of a national registry for | Read More »

    The Senate’s Integrity Is at Stake

    For more than 219 years, the U.S. Senate has earned a reputation as the “world’s greatest deliberative body.” But in the year-and-a-half since Democrat Harry Reid took over as majority leader, the body has taken on a new role — one that substitutes debate and deliberation for politics and expediency. The latest threat comes in the form of what conservatives have dubbed “Reid’s Monkey Pork | Read More »


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