A few days ago, I met a girl on the Hill. Let’s call her Sarah. Sarah works for a fairly recognizable Tea Party GOP Senator, and even though I knew that we would agree on next to nothing in our personal views of the world and politics, I asked her out to lunch. She’s cute–I … Continue reading
Before I get into the habit of posting about specific current events, I want to elaborate on a theory that consistently appears in my mind when reading about the economic turmoil of the last few months and years. It has less to do with the austerity versus stimulus debate, the evils of inflation, or how … Continue reading
In a historic move, first broke by ABC News, President Obama today came out in support of same-sex marriage rights. Assuming you are all the intelligent people that you are, you probably already know about Vice President Biden and Secretary Duncan coming out with their support earlier but this move as effectively changed the political ball game … Continue reading
Although the Wisconsin recall vote and the Indiana primary are coming up, the most important elections this week won’t be happening in the Midwest, hell, not in even in the US, but in Europe. This week will we see important elections in both France and Greece. Now although it could be argued that every international election is … Continue reading
A quick survey of the current political arena would suggest that the thought of a legitimate third party is ludicrous and becoming increasingly so with more and more money being pumped into our political veins. The addition of SuperPACs, in one of their many negative side effects, has reinforced America’s two party system more than ever before, definitively lessening the ability … Continue reading
Every once in a while, it’s nice to step back and make sure you’re keeping things in perspective. America is still the best place in the world to live. Amurica! Five myths about America’s decline – The Washington Post.