We Beg Your Pardon, Mr. President | Files: PoliTicks, Public | Tags: , ,

There’s nothing quite as irritating as seeing this country fight battles our parents fought when they were our age and seeing us poorer in the present. Whenever the casket is nailed shut on a leader of that era there’s an orgy of historical revisionism, and we become poorer still.

GOP vs 14th Amendment | Files: PoliTicks, Public | Tags: , , , , ,

92 members of the House GOP want to end jus soli by amending or subverting the 14th Amendment. Discuss.— The Los Angeles Times is running a front-page article on Saturday and Sunday with the headline “GOP Faction Wants to Change ‘Birthright Citizenship’ Policy“. In a nut shell, some GOP politicians […]

The “Immigration Problem” | Files: PoliTicks | Tags: ,

The United States has been in feverish consern about immigration recently. It’s entirely too emotional a discussion for me to have felt comfortable weighing in. Immigration is a logical system. We always talk about it in emotional terms, but it really is a rational process which is easily predicted and […]

Googlebomb v.2 | Files: PoliTicks | Tags:

Local Blogging Counts – Traditional dead-tree and vaccuum-tube media has dropped the ball and failed to hold elected officals accountable. The fifth estate has become the fifth column of American Democracy by facilitating malfeasance, pandering to power and enabling incumbents while dismissing challengers out of habit. It’s bloggers and online […]

CA-46: Dana Stays the Course, Cuts and Runs in OC | Files: PoliTicks, Public | Tags: ,

Update: Welcome to our visitors from the OC Weekly: Rohrabacher Cuts and Runs. This article is cross-posted on DailyKos. Also see atdnext‘s CA-46: The Brandt-Rohrabacher Debate at Golden West. Jim Brandt’s campaign site and ActBlue page. While waiting for Monday’s debate between Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and challenger Jim Brandt, I […]

opendna is a jerk | Files: My Life in ASCII, PoliTicks | Tags: , ,

This diary started out as an “I’m worse than Kos” comment mated with a Carnacki comment. Maybe it was inspired by mentaldebris. It went from an egotistical rant to, well, just a rant I guess. Feel free to rant in the comments and add tags as you see fit..I had […]