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earl-merkel's picture
Aug.15.2012
With the London Olympics now just a memory --if, for some of us, a memory of two weeks when every channel except NBC seemed to be broadcasting re-runs-- it's time for an expert analyst and social commentator to explain what just happened. No human is better qualified for this task than Dave...
earl-merkel's picture
Aug.08.2012
If you're prone to migraines, it's likely advisable that you'll want to tap the "mute" button whenever the current teapot-tempest about politicians' tax returns pops up on your TV screen. But be forewarned: you'll miss a lot of humor, even if much of it is unintended (and roughly comparable to...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Sep.19.2011
     No matter how hard they search, Democrats in Congress can’t find any coat tails under Obama’s mummy bandages. And they have yet to recover from the horror of watching helplessly last week as voters in New York City bestowed a congressional seat on a Republican. By a wide margin...
will-durst's picture
Jul.29.2011
The situation on Capitol Hill has become so confusing, we're going to need a nuclear physicist with a googleplex of serially connected molecular microscopes to precisely explain what is happening. Instead, you got me. This whole debt ceiling debate has made rush hour gridlock on the 405 look...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Jul.26.2011
Apparently Dr. Strangelove is writing the script for America's crumbling fiscal situation. A quick rundown of how the votes stack up in the House, where most of the weirdness resides: of the 435 seats, 240 are held by the GOP, only 60 of whom caucus with the tea party chaired by the Apocalyptic-...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Apr.12.2011
Note: I'm also blogging this week as part of Cultural Policy 101: A Blog Salon sponsored by Emerging Arts Professionals/SFBA. Join the conversation, and if you're planning to be in the Bay Area on Saturday, April 16th, register for my free workshop "Advocating for the Public Interest in...
edmund-jenks's picture
Sep.28.2010
PELOSI: ... It is definitely an advantage for us because we have aligned ourselves with those who passed Social Security, Medicare and now health care for all Americans as a right not a privilege. Image Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images via Examiner Congressional Adjournment - The...
edmund-jenks's picture
Sep.21.2010
Dreamin' On The Nightmare Of The Dream Act Harry Reid, in an effort to diminish the Rule-Of-Law, is working actively to give benefits and citizenship away through a piece of legislation he wishes to get passed by tucking it away as a rider on a military appropriations bill currently working...
will-durst's picture
Sep.12.2010
Doom. Impending doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Losing one if not both houses of Congress -- deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom of biblical proportions destined to make 1994 seem like walk in the park with a loved one down...
barry-secrest's picture
Aug.22.2010
It's official.  We, as Americans, can now stand convinced that our leadership has been taken over by either escaped jabbering lunatics from a bizarre parallel Universe or perhaps even body snatching Aliens from another planet.  The stream of nonsensical invective has now reached a siren-like pitch...