When “well-placed sources” began to discuss that Rick Perry might enter the presidential race–there was excitement across the Tea party nation. And a sigh of relief in Texas. This is not a scientific data. But, here is a random sampling of the responses of my Facebook friends (all Texas natives, most conservative) when I posted
The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court who was removed from office for defying the Constitution and a federal court order is now one of 14 major candidates running for the Republican nomination for the presidency. by Walter Brasch Alabama’s Court of the Judiciary unanimously had ordered Roy S. Moore removed from office in
Ol’ Tim Pawlenty may be in a bit of a soup. ADaily Kos blogger passed along the news that …then-Gov. Pawlenty granted to a sex offender in October 2008, a pardon that is certain to haunt Pawlenty throughout his campaign. Turns out the man Pawlenty pardoned was later arrested again for molesting his daughter more
Defying weeks of overwhelming protests, the Wisconsin Senate yesterday dropped the other shoe and voted to kill collective bargaining for public employees. Opposition to this has been united among the left. How have various parts of the progressive mosaic represented the news? Below are some highlights. First, the story from last night: The extraordinary turn
Dismantling the lies being told in Wisconsin. by Walter Brasch Historian and satirist Thomas Carlyle said “a lie cannot live.” However, Mark Twain casually remarked, “It shows that he did not know how to tell them.” More than a century later, newly-elected Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature have proven themselves to be
Matt steps away from his usual unreasonable revolutionary politics to ask why the GOP can’t even play by its own rules.