Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Choosing When to Back Off

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no use being a damn fool about it.” ~ W. C. Fields Nancy Pelosi is no fool. Conservatives may think she is evil and nasty and ugly and … Continue reading

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A News Story for the Ages

Some news is transient. Everyone remembers Nixon firing Archibald Cox and fighting to keep those tapes private and all the rest, but few remember that his vice president, Spiro Agnew, had been forced to resign not long before all the … Continue reading

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Whatever He Said

Okay, that’s over. He was uncomfortable, saying things others had written for him, things that just weren’t “him” at all, but had to be said. Everyone else was uncomfortable listening to him be uncomfortable. But everyone was supposed to listen. … Continue reading

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Stating the Case

The annual State of the Union address to Congress, with the Supreme Court and Joint Chiefs in the room, along with the vice president and every cabinet member save one – the designated survivor should the bad guys decide to … Continue reading

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Winning Nothing

America took a chance. At least some Americans took a chance. Donald Trump had never held political office before. Everyone knew that. His grasp of how our government (or any government) works was a few steps below rudimentary. Everyone knew … Continue reading

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Declaring Identity

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Freud never said that but everyone agrees he would have said that, had he thought about it, or he probably did say that once or twice. Not everything is a phallic symbol, unless … Continue reading

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Trump Blinks

Advice is cheap. Advice is cheap because it’s usually bad advice. Stand up to bullies. They’re really cowards. They’ll always back down, unless they then decide to beat the crap out of you, because you stood up to them. Now … Continue reading

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