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Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

A PoliSci Perspective on the AHCA’s Demise

Worth a read at the Monkey Cage:  President Trump couldn’t pass Obamacare repeal. This is why.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The He Did It Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Another Remarkable POTUS Utterance

“We had no Democratic support. They weren’t going to give us a single vote.” — President Donald J. Trump. Indeed:  when one tries to repeal a major piece of Democratic legislation, and one’s party does so without any attempt to negotiate before the vote, one tends not to get Democratic votes. Further, when the Republicans […]

A Remarkable Legislative Debacle

This was one for the history books.

Trump Fails The Leadership Test

The failure of the AHCA shows that Donald Trump doesn’t know the slightest thing about leadership or how to be President.

Republican Obamacare Replacement Bill Pulled From House Floor

A major legislative defeat for Paul Ryan, the House GOP, and President Trump.

Senate Democratic Leader Schumer Vows To Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination

Let the games begin.

ISIS Expanding Its Base In Libya Despite U.S. Attacks

Despite American air strikes, ISIS is expanding its power amid the chaos in Libya.

Republican Obamacare Replacement Heads To An Apparent Final Showdown

The Trump Administration has issued an ultimatum, but the fate of the American Health Care Act is still very much up in the air.

House Republicans Struggling To Get Votes To Pass Obamacare Replacement Bill

With a vote tentatively scheduled for this evening, House Republicans appear to lack the votes to pass the American Health Care Act.

Gorsuch Has Another Good Day In Front Of Senate Judiciary Committee

More fireworks on the second day of the questioning of Neil Gorsuch, but his confirmation nonetheless seems assured.

Former Trump Campaign Manager Worked To Help Putin

More evidence of ties between the Trump campaign and Russian interests.

At Least Three Dead, Twenty Injured, In Apparent Terror Attack In London

Parliament Lockdown

An apparent terror attack outside Parliament in London.

Gorsuch Sails Through First Day Of Questioning

Neil Gorsuch

Day One of the questioning of Judge Neil Gorsuch went very well, and it suggests that his path to confirmation is basically clear of serious obstacles.

Trump’s Job Approval Numbers Hit Another Historic Low

Trump Job Approval RCP 32116

Just about two months into office, Donald Trump’s job approval number are worse than any newly elected President since World War II.

Republicans Stick Their Heads In The Sand On Trump-Russia Allegations

Republicans in Congress are slavishly seeking to divert attention from wrongdoing by Donald Trump, or Russia.

Lying Donald Trump’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

It may well be that the 25th Amendment, not the impeachment clause, will be his undoing.

FBI Director Contradicts Trump On Wiretap Claims, Confirms Investigation Of Campaign

Two big admissions from the Director of the F.B.I. today are likely to lead to real political headaches for the Trump Administration.

Britain To Trigger Beginning Of Brexit Process On March 29th

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she will formally invoke Article 50 of the European Union treaty on March 29th, thus officially beginning a Brexit process likely to take years.

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With Gorsuch Hearings Set To Begin, It’s Democrats Who Are In The Hot Seat

Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings begin Monday morning, but it’s Senate Democrats who are in the hot seat.

No, Donald Trump Isn’t Going To ‘Pivot’

Donald Trump isn’t going to change, and that’s bad news for all of us.

The Trump Administration and the G20

More stepping back from free trade and the established global economic order.

Chuck Berry, Rock And Roll Pioneer, Dies At 90

Sagan Berry

A pioneer of Rock & Roll has passed away.

George Costanza Explains The Trump Administration

I already mentioned this in a comment to Michael Bailey’s post, but I figured it’s worth noting that one line from George Costanza in a different Seinfeld episode explains everything we need to know about the Trump Administration: I can picture Reince Priebus saying this to Sean Spicer ever day before he goes out to address […]

We’re going to the Hamptons, baby!!!

So did you ever watch the Seinfeld episode in which George Costanza lies to Susan’s parents, the Rosses, about owning a house in the Hamptons? Wacky hijinks ensue when Susan’s parents, who suspect that George is lying, insist that he show them the house.  Rather than simply owning up to his fib, George takes them […]

Lack Of Oxford Comma In Maine Law Could Cost Millions Of Dollars

The lack of an Oxford comma in a Maine statute could end up costing a Maine dairy company millions of dollars: A class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers hinged entirely on a debate that has bitterly divided friends, families and foes: The dreaded — or totally necessary — Oxford comma, perhaps the most […]

A Photo for Friday: Approaching Twilight

“Approaching Twilight” March 11, 2017 Pike Road, AL

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