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Building Schools or Trump Tower Security?

  Barron Trump’s elementary school education might just rank as the most expensive educational program in world history — bar none.  Forget the $45,000 or so...

Alternative Facts Firehose Ranges From Critical to Trivial: VP Pence on Bannon’s Navy Record

We are less than two weeks into the Trump Administration and if anyone says that they aren’t surprised by the pace, extent, and depth...

Don Beyer’s Journey: Car Dealer to Climate Hawk

Yesterday, Lowell Feld and I had the chance to speak with Representative Don Beyer for nearly an hour.  This interview covered a range of issues....

Do You Get What You Vote for? The Sad Saga of VA10 Civil Servants...

Bottom Line Upfront Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-VA10, has pledged to fight for Federal workers in Congress. In one of its first actions, the House...

Drain the Swamp: Trump’s team likely defines it differently than you and I

Amid the unending miasma that is really @RealDonaldTrump and the 21st century GOP, the ever-present drive and need to ‘fill in the blank’ as...

Setting a Dem Path Forward: Moving From Anger & Blame to Honest Assessment

Embrace your anger Like many others, I am angry.  I am angry at those Like myself (even as I did things like advising candidates & canvassing...

Flat Earth Medicine in Charge at Health & Human Services (& Washington Post Ignoring...

PEOTUS Trump has named Representative Tom Price (R-GA) to be his nominee to be the Secretary of Health & Human Services (HHS). As a...

When Even Glenn Beck Says the Right Wing Is Going Too Far …

When even Glenn Beck is screaming, at the top of his (very large capacity (e.g., loud) lungs that the right has gone to far,...

The Donald Trump-Barbara Comstock relationship: How will Barbara spend Sunday evening in #VA10? Inquiring...

This evening, the GOP nominee for president, Donald Trump,  will visit Virginia's 10th district as part of the last minute 'surge' effort of his...

Barbara Comstock (R-VA10): Following Letter, Violating Spirit, of the Law?

A story to begin ... My father was a civil servant.  A college friend of his sent our family a selection of cheese every...
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