Don’t You Believe It

When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives finally approved bills to raise the debt ceiling and to reopen the federal government, voices near and far swore up and down that such a thing would never happen again. Senate Minority Leader Mitch … Continue reading

Baby Talk

A horrid highway accident occurred this week in Tennessee, killing eight people.  The National Transportation and Safety Board will not be investigating it because all of that department’s employees are furloughed. The US Geological Survey is in partial shutdown mode. … Continue reading

Todd Akin the Caricature Strikes Again

Remember Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed?  I read it religiously in college. The strip’s resident nerd-genius, Oliver Wendell Jones, had a habit of hacking into mainframe computers at large governmental or business entities.  Matthew Broderick had nothing on this kid.  … Continue reading