Republicans (not just Trump) have embraced and largely succeeded with a “flood the zone” strategy of misconduct and corruption that, regrettably, can make it hard to keep track of their bad faith, much less hold them accountable.  In that vein, I simply wanted to note three instances before they slip away...

  • January 27, 2021

Political analysts in Arizona can tell you that U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) is in for a tough race against Astronaut Mark Kelly (D. AZ). But the key area of that state that rejected McSally in her race against current U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D. AZ) in 2018 is...

  • August 9, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Dr. Al Gross’ (I. AK) U.S. Senate campaign: If you've ever eaten sockeye salmon, there's a good chance it came from Bristol Bay, Alaska. It's the largest and most pristine sockeye salmon fishery in the world. Each year, Bristol Bay generates thousands of jobs and...

  • July 24, 2020

Political Wire posted this article today (behind a paywall): The Dow Jones Indicator of American Politics. It’s based on a report from Charlie Cook —  Right Direction/Wrong Track Numbers Tell the Story of the Election — and it shows Trump in deep trouble. Cook looked at the last 40 years...

  • July 22, 2020

On the night of the now-infamous Emptysburg Address, I posted this tongue-in-cheek tweet: x I'm waiting for the “Puppet Show and Donald Trump” phase of Trump's campaign to start. Probably be in early October or so.— Aldous J Pennyfarthing (@AJPennyfarthing) June 21, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> Fans of the...

  • June 22, 2020

The situation in Spain isn’t exactly getting better. And now it looks like the first real deadlines may have been set in the escalation of the Catalan push for independence. Previously in this series: Part I — Part II When last we left this story, Catalonia had voted for independence by a...

  • October 5, 2017
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