Filibuster change: the countdown to ‘Humpty Dumpty’ rules?

"I love the Senate, but right now the Senate is broken and needs to be fixed. It’s time for course correction." - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), speaking at the Center for American Progress, Monday morning Something that could shake the bustling tunnels beneath the U.S. Capitol is about to be released by Sen.… Continue reading Filibuster change: the countdown to ‘Humpty Dumpty’ rules?

The Perils of the Marginalizing of Rand Paul

Out of the Mainstream, into the TeapotLet's start with this number: one-third. Depending on which question you go by, according to recent polls, around one of three American voters sympathize, empathize or otherwise endorse the efforts of the Tea Party. Granted, NBC points out in its poll with the Wall Street Journal, released this week,… Continue reading The Perils of the Marginalizing of Rand Paul

Knight on a Dark Horse

Is Georgia Finally Ready for Someone with Fresh Ideas?All over this country there are invisible candidates with great ideas and no media. That is, the media does not consider them "serious" candidates. In Georgia, early voting began today for next week's primary, which features a list of Democrats running for the chance, however slim it… Continue reading Knight on a Dark Horse

Russ Feingold’s Video Response to FISA Bill

Russ Feingold's Video Response to the FISA Bill(Copied from the "Progressive Patriots Fund" site)Dear Friend,Senator Russ Feingold has promised to do everything in his powerto stop the FISA bill from becoming law. Because of this he'sreceived an outpouring of support from people across thecountry. See his video thanking us for our support at the linkbelow.… Continue reading Russ Feingold’s Video Response to FISA Bill