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OK Congress, show us you’re changing your tune

January 5, 2015 by


We hear that frigid temperatures are coming so we’re hightailing it out of town for winter vacation. It’s a good time because the new Congress will be in session tomorrow and we want to give them some time to demonstrate that they intend to come together and be

New poll finds politicians are nation’s biggest problem

January 2, 2015 by


It’s a great sign. The American public is saying they know the dysfunction in Washington is real. Aware enough to label it their number one concern. It’s a Gallup poll released today on what we think are the nation’s biggest problems. Number one:

Colonel’s comments about the President inappropriate

January 1, 2015 by


In an interview yesterday on Fox News, retired Lt. Colonel Ralph Peters took issue with President Obama in a crude way.  Peters, identified as a Fox News strategic analyst,  is known for his deprecatory remarks about the President. This time, he criticized Mr. Obama for

Threats to veto, but some compromise is inevitable (please, please, please)

December 29, 2014 by


We’re hoping for the best when Congress reconvenes though with the Republicans in charge of both houses of Congress and a Democrat as president, there’s reason for concern. However it can’t be as

Congress did accomplish something in 2014

December 26, 2014 by


So it’s not all bad, the record of our Washington legislators. One big thing,  they managed to pass a budget to fund the federal government through next September. Only the Department of Homeland Security is not included. This means there will be

The President needed to speak on the executed cops

December 23, 2014 by


After several other high-profile killings or other incidents involving police,  Pres. Obama spoke to the nation within a few days about the horrible crimes. It’s been three days since Saturday’s executions of two New York city officers and he hasn’t

Sunday talk shows: Limbaugh’s mistakes (w/video link)

December 7, 2014 by


Rush Limbaugh (pictured) rarely appears on television. The radio talk host is not invited much. He’s on our Shameful list because of repeated inaccuracies and insults. (For examples, click Fox News

We’re ready to be disgusted by the immigration issue

November 19, 2014 by


Oh my goodness. We’ve already noted that many in Congress seem to have not noted that voters,  just over two weeks ago,  registered their disdain for the extent politics, rather than productivity and basic civility

Pres. Bush stays classy in spite of Hannity

November 17, 2014 by


The former President held his ground and refused to criticize Pres. Obama on Hannity’s Fox News program last night. The host, who is on our Shameful list, also asked a question on a previous program seeking a negative reaction to the President’s policies. We’ve written enough about Hannity, who is not a journalist. (Search Hannity […]

We see petty politics taking precedence over integrity

November 13, 2014 by


Could it be? Of course it could. But the fact that just days after the midterms, congressional leaders and the President can’t have a thoughtful conversation about immigration and some other contentious issues is a bit

CNN anchor distorts analysis of economy

November 7, 2014 by


During an interview today with Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), Brooke Baldwin (pictured, center, with two CNN colleagues) mentioned some positive aspects of the monthly unemployment report released hours before. She pointed out, among other things, the drop

Political TV still in the doldrums

November 6, 2014 by


A mixed bag of useless political comments on TV today. Hope you weren’t watching but in the interests of trying to encourage significant programming, we bring them to your attention. A former press secretary for Pres. George W. Bush,


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