Today we joined the country in stomping, spewing and demanding some action. Sure, the wheezing attempt at making the Benghazi murders and attacks into a conspiracy is crap. Now though, wingers have some substance to their hysterics.
We dealt with the IRS focus on Tea Party-type groups seeking tax protection and on the DOJ collecting […]
As always, Kara Suffredini was insightful, clear headed, and surprisingly optimistic about the wide and deep agenda her MassEquality has. She came on today to talk the state of LGBTQ issues here in MA and beyond. Click below to hear her on homeless youth, aging LGBTQ problems, the work that still has to be done […]
We careered from one issue to the next to another today in a recap of trends and events. For the promised links:
ABC and WaPo released a large poll revealing the solid majorities across demographics in support of same-sex marriage
The Republican National Committee claimed to detail what they learned from losing the last election (and 5 […]
A day before President Obama reveals the gun-violence-reduction proposals from VP Biden’s panel, we surmised. Atypically, Mike was more optimistic than Ryan, specifically in thinking that an assault-weapon ban was possible. Ryan noted that the House Republicans could block anything they wanted to and that they would here.
We talked about gun registration and tracking and […]
Our President found himself and fertilized his courage. We chat up some of the evidence, most recently two of his three cabinet picks are gutsy — Hagel for Defense and Brennan for CIA, if not Kerry State. He is, in campaign lingo, fired up and ready to go.
We talk about what this might foretell for […]
Mostly pleased but also disappointed at this week’s (thank God, at last) fiscal deal. Yeah, yeah, we know all the pending fights — debt ceiling, demands for services cuts, sequestration, and more — in the next three months. Yet just before the Prez starts his second term, he’s showing the skill, guts, and leadership he […]