News, Views and Muse

I was a bit worried that there might not be enough news to talk about with Congress going on a 5 1/2 week recess but, then again, it's not like they do anything when they're in session. But the drama that unfolded yesterday as they all attempted to leave DC was the perfect snapshot to illustrate the comedy of errors that the 113th Congress is. Adding to the absurdity of it all was Boehner's contention that President Obama, against whom the Speaker is filing a lawsuit over his use of executive orders, should use his executive powers to do something [...]

Of Comedy and Tragedy…

The comedy took place Saturday night at the White House Correspondents Dinner. It came from the President, not from the comedian. (Perhaps that was Leno's tragedy!)  The tragedy happened and continues to happen all around us... from the oil geyser in the gulf, to the massive flooding in Nashville and surrounding Southern cities and states, to what's happening to musician Danny Tate, and lots more... We kicked things off today with a conversation with Salon.com Editor in Chief Joan Walsh! It was her first visit to the show, and the first time we'd ever spoken. I'm a fan of Joan's... [...]

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