Ryan, McConnell Fight As GOP Election Strategy Crashes

Republicans are fighting among themselves again in the U.S. Congress, and this is a bad sign for their chances in November’s midterm elections.

Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) is pushing hard to get another misguided and harmful tax cut passed in the next few months.  For some reason he thinks this will fire up the Republican base of voters and will make it more likely that Republican candidates will win elections this year. read more

Mr. and Mrs. Washington Insider: Mitch McConnell and His Wife

I don’t dislike many people. I hate a few – the boss who fired me with 4 kids at home; Limbaugh; people like that. But I generally don’t dislike most fellow earthlings. There is one crepey-necked creep however, who stands out in the dislike department. I dislike what he says. I dislike what he stands for and I especially dislike the way he looks. It’s not because he’s ugly. I like a lot of ugly people. Hell, I’m getting more repulsive by the year. I don’t dislike him because of his age either; he just turned 70 and I’m in no position to make age an issue. read more