Another Palinism

Former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin is at it again. Over the weekend she sat down with USA Today to discuss “politics” – or her extraordinarily skewed version of the word – and her new book Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas because Christians along with everyone else seem to have […]

On “Killing Kennedy”

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. – John F. Kennedy When my boyfriend I were busy building our friendship (prior to dating), one of the first things we bonded over was our crazy love of politics. We used to – and still do – play this game […]

Bringing Immigration Back

More recently, the news headlines have been dominated by two things: the government shutdown and the imminent crisis of the debt ceiling. But not today. Today President Obama spoke to activists at the White House in an effort to bring the focus back to immigration reform. From the White House East Room, Obama spoke of […]

And So It Begins

Today marks the beginning of a few things. It’s the beginning of a new month, the start of Halloween festivities, and the first day of the government shutdown. First time in 17 years, actually – but if you didn’t know that, you’re either: a) living under a rock, b) deaf, c) completely and utterly clueless, […]

It’s the Final Countdown

Our federal government has less than a week left to get its shit together. Come October 1, we will all be waiting to hear about the shutdown. It’s like waiting for Doomsday all over again…sort of. As of right now, our federal government is divided between the Democratic-controlled Senate and the Republican-controlled House. And essentially, […]