Stupid Republican Believes Obama Dinner With GOP Was Sincere Bipartisanship

Bobby Jindal had it right: the GOP is truly the stupid party. Sure, stupid is better than corrupt and deceitful, like the Democrats, and at least stupidity will get good results sometimes, albeit accidentally. But man, Republicans sure do have their share of moments of naïvete. While Senator Rand Paul was speaking on the Senate floor for 13 hours to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan to lead the CIA, there were twelve of his Republican colleagues dining with President Obama at a fancy Read more […]

What’s Truth Got to Do With It?

You’ve heard it said that the First Amendment gives us the right to free speech, but it doesn’t give us the right to yell “Fire” in a crowded theater. In other words, with rights come certain responsibilities; we’re not given carte blanche to say anything we want at any time. The First Amendment also gives us the right of a free press, in the same breath, in fact, as it gives the right to free speech. From this, I think we can assume that the framers saw these rights as practically the Read more […]

How to Break the Two-Party System… with One Law

Washington warned in his Farewell Address that, among many other things that could destroy America, bipartisan politics was among the foremost. He foresaw that the two-party system would create career politicians who cared more about their party’s goals than their duty to uphold their oaths of office, and he believed such a system would shift the balance of power away from the people to the self-interested deal-brokers of party committees. Well, he was right. What’s the big problem with the Read more […]