Tag Archive for Democrats

A Matter of Trust

The enormity of the Kindee Durkee scandal still hasn’t completely sunk in. A number of elected Democrats and Democratic candidates are still assessing the damage to their accounts. But for Durkee, the damage is done. The local newspapers are doing a great job covering the story and each day’s newest detail is as shocking as…

Republicans Ready to Sue Over Redistricting

The new redistricting maps for Congress and the state senate and assembly appear to be cast in stone, and Republicans are not happy with the new non-Gerrymandered maps.  So unhappy in fact, the LA Times is reporting they are preparing to sue. This is a case of “be careful what you wish for,” as a…

A Debt Ceiling Vote Paid for on a Backs of Working Families

I’m not happy with the compromise struck between the President, the Senate and the House on the drastic spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt ceiling.  Make no mistake, the spending cuts will hurt the poorest and middle class the most, leaving tax loopholes alone for those most able to afford losing them.  It’s 1937…

Debt Ceiling Debate: The Blame Game

duke it out

Here we are again. Listening to the parties whine and point fingers. John Boehner blames the president for not “acting like a strong leader.” Honestly, it is my perception that he, as a leader, is trying to do something we don’t often see in politics, compromise.

Pauly: “Not Upset” about calling Democrats Terrorists; Halfhearted Recall Effort Underway

Hat tip to Marty Wisckoll and the Total Buzz Blog for this story about Villa Park’s so-far-to-the-right-she’s-next-to-Atilla-the-Hun council member Deborah Pauly for her attendance at a rough cut of a new flick on failed Vice Presidential candidate and quitter Alaska governor Sarah Palin. I’m not sure which statement is more laughable or more outrageous. Pauly,…