Remember how the Orange One criticized President Obama for his golfing trips and vacations? Well, what’s sauce for the goose apparently is NOT sauce for the gander– especially if your last name starts with a “T” and appears on merchandise
Reflections on a Week in Oklahoma
If you have been following along, you know that I grew up on a farm and ranch in Oklahoma. San Francisco has been my home for the last 35 years. When dad passed away on Easter morning in 2011, one
In case you were wondering . . . Just what do my taxes pay for?
This post first appeared at the Campaign for America’s Future blog, OurFuture.org. and was updated by BillMoyers.com staff on April 5, 2017, to reflect new figures. In case you were wondering . . . The Surprising Truth Behind Tax Day:
Tell Your Senator: “Don’t Filibuster Gorsuch!”
Call your Senator now. Ask them NOT to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Use this link to contact your U.S. Senators. Click on their websites. If you cannot get through to the Washington, D.C. offices, call their state offices. It is usually
Can You Spell I-C-E-B-E-R-G? When you invoke privilege, nothing good can happen!
The Washington Post today reported that the White House is attempting to block testimony before the House “Intelligence” Committee by former acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, claiming they are barred by the “presidential communications rule.” But what, exactly, is the
Goin’ Back to the Oklahoma Hills (for a weekend)
Yup, “Many months have come and gone since I wandered from my home in those Oklahoma Hills where I was born,” like the country bard Hank Thompson once sang back in 1969. (Click the link to hear the song if
Republicans Hate Everyone–Except the Rich. But WHY? Perhaps their budget explains things.
Perhaps, like me, you have been stupefied by the Republican Party’s positions on social programs and even more so by the support of those politicians by the persons who would be most severely harmed by cuts to those programs. Amidst
Your Hat, Mr. Trump?
What a wild 60 days it has been for the Tangerine Tyrant’s regime! Muslim Ban 1.0: Stayed, then withdrawn Muslim Ban 1.1: Stayed by the courts TrumpCare: Measure Withdrawn for lack of votes Gorsuch Supreme Court Nomination: Increasingly looking like a
Dems Signal Gorsuch Filibuster is Likely, But at What Cost?
The Washington Post this morning reported that Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer has signaled that Democrats intend to filibuster the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. Signaling that the “nuclear option” may be on the table,
What Is the “Nuclear Option” and How Does it Affect the Supreme Court?
On March 20, 2017, the Senate Judiciary Committee commenced hearings on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. This is a long, drawn-out process that will most likely take a couple of weeks to complete–especially with all the