Category Archives: Politics

Some actual good news

The Senate voted 65-31 to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell today. Good news in politics these days is hard to come by, so take a moment and enjoy catching up to the rest of the world.

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Primal Scream

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StM’s California Voter Guide

As you may know, there is an election coming up in a month.  With that in mind, I present StM’s official California Voter Guide.  Perhaps later Colosssuz will let us know what the proper votes are in a state where … Continue reading

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Addition by Subtraction

A big win for Progressives: White House officials are preparing for Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel to announce on Friday — as Congress adjourns for recess — that he is leaving his post to explore a run for mayor of … Continue reading

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Dems Give Away the Queen

Hopeless. The Senate’s decision not to address the Bush tax cuts until after the election is the strongest indication yet that the game is over. After a House Democratic caucus meeting this morning — but before the news broke on … Continue reading

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Boehner Makes Another Boner

In case you’ve been wondering lately what John Boehner’s problem is, it turns out he’s just fucking dumb: But Boehner seems to have an allergy to policy depth. He wants to lower spending to 2008 levels. Why? Because those levels … Continue reading

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Yes He Can’t

I lived in DC from 2004-2008 and I remember that the current mayor, Adrian Fenty, was elected in 2006 to great fanfare and seemed to be beloved by all.  All the more surprising is that he trails his Democratic opponent, … Continue reading

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