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Entries by Bart Motes from 07/2010

The Tea Party Doesn't Care About Taxes

| Posted 07.12.2010 | Politics

Democrats, stop worrying about the Republicans slamming you for increasing the debt or for burgeoning socialism. Otherwise, the have-nots, in their inchoate anger, will once again sweep the haves to power.

The Tea Party Wants You to Call Them Racist

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Politics

I thought I was finished with the Tea Party. Then I wake up to the news that one of the leaders of the Tea Party posted a "satirical petition" from t...

How to End the Filibuster and Drive the Republicans Crazy

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Politics

Ezra Klein posts a fantastic piece on how the filibuster could be easily ended with 51 votes. Conventional wisdom suggests 67 votes are necessary, yet Klein observes this conventional wisdom may be misguided.