Ok, so Republicans didn’t exactly run on nothing, but their agenda, such as it was, overwhelmingly consisted being against most anything that was proposed by the Obama administration. Perhaps the party of obstruction can pivot to actually governing, but I’ll believe it when I see it.
Maybe Dems would have lost anyway had they embraced some of Obama’s accomplishments. But at least they would have stood for something.
Some analysts or talking heads have been talking about the new GOP majorities leading to less gridlock. If Republicans are true to form I see more gridlock ahead, not less.
If the nurse, Kaci Hickox, develops symptoms then a quarantine becomes appropriate. Until then, her taking a bike ride in the country doesn’t threaten anyone else’s health.
The lines about conviction and intensity may sound familiar. They’re from the poem “The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats.
People want a smaller government until the, say, airbags in their cars begin to explode. Then they ask where the government regulators are.
After keeping her silence for years, Monica Lewinsky has re-entered the public eye. She’s trying to carve out a niche for herself as a champion for the rights of those who are victims of cyberbullying. But the timing of her reappearance has got to be giving Hillary chills up and down her spine.
Not a story that has a long shelf life, but one that I found fascinating and disturbing. Apparently the U.S. has basically been sending former Nazis social security checks in exchange for leaving the country and making themselves scarce.
While it’s not easy changing the course of an institution like the church it’s encouraging to have Francis at the helm.