Budget Reconciliation: No longer for budgets, and the more bills the merrier, whether or not they have anything to do with one another

The Senate Parliamentarian ruled this week that the Democrats can pass as many bills as they want, contravening 50 years of precedent and further eroding the basics of the English language.  Welcome to a world where infrastructure is no longer infrastructure, budgets are no longer budgets, and one bill per year could be an infinity… Continue reading Budget Reconciliation: No longer for budgets, and the more bills the merrier, whether or not they have anything to do with one another

The filibuster is racist now too

Can someone please ask Barack Obama, Chuck Schumer, and Joe Biden why they were supporting racism for decades by liberally using the practice?  They were all for it before they were against it, but now the filibuster is a very bad tool of white supremacy, amazing how that works. Former President Barack Obama set the… Continue reading The filibuster is racist now too

Nancy Pelosi’s back as Speaker to preside over even more insanity in 2021

The Speaker continues her reign by gendering non-gendered terms, banning the words father and mother from the House rules, and inviting coronavirus positive House Members back to work, what could possibly go wrong with her in charge? “Amen and a woman,” so ended the opening prayer to start the 117th Congress. https://twitter.com/GReschenthaler/status/1345866081815187459 Foreshadowing the insanity… Continue reading Nancy Pelosi’s back as Speaker to preside over even more insanity in 2021

Go, Bernie, go! Filibuster all night and ruin the Senate’s New Year’s Eve

If you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder, look no further than the recent alliance between Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Democrats over increasing stimulus checks to $2,000 and the nonsensical Republican opposition They say politics makes strange bedfellows.  This has never been more true as Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and other Democrats come together… Continue reading Go, Bernie, go! Filibuster all night and ruin the Senate’s New Year’s Eve