Tag Archives: John Boehner

An Historic Failure

My conservative blogging colleague, Anson Burlingame, called my attention to an article in todays Washington Post, Origins of the debt showdown. I did find it “instructive”, as he suggested I would. It is a good chronology of how Tea Party … Continue reading

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Paean to the Fourth Estate

Few should disagree that the 112th Congress is now embarking on what may be gridlock so severe that the nation may be seriously damaged.  The economy is still shaky and on the knife-edge of either recovery or a double-dip recession, … Continue reading

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