Detroit files for bankruptcy (with apologies to William Butler Yeats).
So. Detroit has filed for bankruptcy. Ahem. Deeper and deeper in its gathered regret The city cannot bear its crushing debt; Things fall apart; Blue Models cannot stand; Smith’s virtuous
Prince George’s County, MD under severe water shortage…
[UPDATE: A friend of mine has put together... something that's between an explanation and a rebuttal... in comments here. I vouch for my friend's honesty, but I think that he's
Harry Reid is not thinking smart on the ‘nuclear option.’
Here’s a few questions for Harry Reid to chew on while he contemplates this comment by Byron York about the fallout from the so-called ‘nuclear option:’ …nearly everything the Senate
Things happening around the House, 07/15/2013.
It’s been an interesting kind of day for House races. FL-18. Rumor has it that endangered Democrat Patrick Murphy went to talk to the House Republican leadership about switching parties.
RS Interview: Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R, TX).
As you recall, the abortion reform HB2 bill finally passed late Friday night/Saturday morning, over the … vociferous? vehement? I know: vicious – objections of Democrats. Short version: ban on
Brian Schweitzer cuts and runs from Montana Senate race.
Gotta wonder why. Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer won’t seek Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2014, a blow to Democrats’ hopes of holding the seat and preserving their overall
@SeanTrende has made a remarkably rookie mistake in this demographics post. #notreally
…Which is to say: Sean apparently assumed that it was reasonable to expect good-faith disagreement from Democratic demographers. In my recent four-part series on demographic changes, the 2012 elections and
Oregon’s epic #obamacare agitprop #fail.
Let us discuss precisely how badly the Oregon state government has messed up its ad campaign trying to get young people to sign up for Obamacare. First, the background: Cover
Wegmans abandons part-time workers to #obamacare exchanges.
This is, by the way, happening now. Not next year. Not October. Now. Et tu, Wegmans? The Rochester-based grocer that has been continually lauded for providing health insurance to its
House to split off food stamps from farm bill.
“Elections have consequences.” That phrase isn’t always a knell of doom, by the way: House Republican leaders have decided to drop food stamps from the farm bill and are whipping
Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em: #Obamacare gives smokers an exchange indulgence.
Well. At least the Obama administration is showing some creativity, somewhere. It’s a dang shame that it has to be in the field of How To Not Implement The Damfool
You thought that the Weiner-Spitzer thing couldn’t get any funnier, didn’t you?
I mean, how could it? Anthony Weiner is running for NYC Mayor. Anthony Weiner has an excellent chance of getting the Democratic nomination for NYC Mayor. Anthony Weiner thus has
How you will know when #obamacare is doomed.
Semantically speaking, this interview with AMA President Dr. Arvis Hovenon the AMA’s future relationship with Obamacare is pretty much a null value exercise – here’s a sample, so that you
I am of two minds about this John Kerry Nantucket story.
It’s a puzzler: John F. Kerry’s credibility took on more water on the second day of his Nantucket vacation flap, as the State Department backed off its initial denial the
Gallup: most parents don’t want their kids in politics.
I understand this sentiment. PRINCETON, NJ — By a 2-to-1 margin, 64% to 31%, Americans would not like their child to go into politics as a career. The results are