Category Archives: Politics

Biden Goes Big with Itty Bitty Mandate

Biden goes big, FDR, mandate

President Biden goes big with Franklin Roosevelt style spending. Democrats Ed Markey and Jerry Nadler even have a Supreme Court packing scheme. But what did FDR have that Joe Biden doesn’t have? A Depression. A world war. And a gigantic mandate.

Four New Justices and Two Senators in D.C.

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The House introduced legislation last week to pack the Supreme Court with four new justices. So why not add a couple senators while they’re at it? Done. They passed a bill on Thursday to make Washington DC the 51st state.

Maxine Waters Gets Confrontational

Maxine Waters, Derik Chauvin

Maxine Waters told protesters to get “more confrontational” if the jury delivered the wrong verdict. Fortunately, the members found Derik Chauvin guilty, guilty, guilty. But Judge Cahill says Rep. Water’s words might be grounds for appeal.

CEO Descendants of Gilded Age Plutocrats in Politics

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CEO’s aren’t what they used to be.

The fat gilded age plutocrats on the left are from the 1889 cartoon “Bosses of the Senate” by Joseph Keppler. And their modern day descendants are the skinny guys on the right.

Here’s some of what Dan Henninger had to say about the corporate chieftains’ political Zoom meeting last Saturday:

The spectacle of 100 executives meeting on the weekend to discuss voter suppression is the Zoom version of Davos, the World Economic Forum’s earnest annual exercise in Switzerland for addressing the world problems, though its primary function is to bestow status and validation on the CEOs invited to attend.

Daniel Henninger, The Wall Street Journal

Georgia Voting Law Okay for Masters

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Commissioner Rob Manfred pulled he Major League All-Star game from Atlanta because of a new Georgia voting law. But The Masters Tournament goes on today at Georgia’s Augusta National Golf Club. Where Commissioner Manfred is a member in good standing.