“In the South it is supposed that more government than is expedient is desired by the North. In the North, it is believed, that the prejudices of the South are incompatible with the necessary degree of Government and with the attainment of the essential ends of National Union.”
— Alexander Hamilton, 1792
Historian Michele Bachmann Blames FDR’s “Hoot-Smalley” Tariffs For Great Depression | TPMDC
I always thought he was the dumbest person in Congress. I guess I was wrong. He’s still pretty dumb.
Arlen Specter for Senate 2010
“I have decided to run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary.”
He says he won’t be an automatic vote for cloture… but you have to think that he’d be a whole lot more likely to vote for it. If nothing else, he doesn’t want a big primary fight, which is what will happen if he acts too Republican.
Poll: 23 percent say Cheney worst vice president ever – CNN.com
Dick Cheney is, without a doubt, our nation’s worst vice president. He is also our best vice president. Because none of the others did anything or had any power or authority whatsoever.
Disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich…
and disturbed Californian musical genius Brian Wilson?
God, I miss Spy.
Gov. Blagojevich taken into custody – 12/09/08 – Chicago News – abc7chicago.com
They start arresting Democrats. Now, Blagojevich, from everything I hear, is massively corrupt (and unpopular) and I am not coming to his defense and not putting this post in the “Crooked Republicans” category. But there’s a troubling trend here of outgoing US Attorneys going after Democratic elected officials.
UPDATE: Gosh. If he was really soliciting
bribes campaign contributions to fill Obama’s Senate seat, they may have arrested him just in time.