I like Obama. My biggest knock against him has been that, being a decent person, he projects good faith onto Republicans when there is none. The election of Trump appears to have opened his eyes. (Eight years too late to do anything about it.)
The United States of America in 2017: One political party gets shit done, but can’t tell a compelling story to voters. The other party has a coherent culture but is only interested in fucking shit up. The U.S. abortion rate has hit its lowest point since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according […]
When Donald Trump bragged that he just grabs them by the pussy, we all thought he was done. Sadly, this wasn’t a deal breaker and his racism, misogyny, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia and other phobias have become a template for the ignorant to emulate.
OK, kids, this gets a little tricky. Yesterday morning dawned with Jack Markell as Governor. Today, John Carney is Governor. There are only two weeks until the General Assembly breaks for budget hearings. Gov. Carney wants to have his cabinet in place by then. What to do? Well, last week President Pro-Tem David McBride announced […]
A letter from college and university presidents to President-Elect Trump asks Trump “to condemn and work to prevent the harassment, hate, and acts of violence that are being perpetrated across our nation”.
Yes, today I offer you a brief respite from all of those ‘Markell legacy’ pieces emanating from…the Markell Administration. Which ends today. No, not the self-serving legacy pieces. The Markell Administration. Maybe this means that state workers can take off their body armor. I certainly hope so. When you take a closer look at the […]
In a nice piece on new county executive Matt Meyers, the Delaware Business Times said that he will be focusing on transparency. Something that the residents of New Castle County have not seen in 4 long years. More than a specific to-do list, Meyer prefers to review and collaborate to develop solid policies that will […]
Trump’s pick to head the EPA is not so surprisingly a fan of the environment. Carper will lead the charge against Scott Pruitt.
As El Somnambulo has mentioned, and I’m paraphrasing here, “John Carney has known for a year he would become governor, why is he just now thinking about how to fix Delaware’s budget shortfall?” So what are some of the things John Carney was thinking about in 2016 instead of Delaware’s budget?
As several House Democrats have chosen to boycott Trump’s inauguration, this leads us to a question . . . well, really two questions. 1. Should Congresswoman Blunt Rochester boycott Trump’s inauguration? 2. Will Blunt Rochester boycott Trump’s inauguration It should be noted that we aren’t even asking Senator Carper or Senator Coons if they are planning on […]
If memory serves, this is a far more modest proposal than in recent years. SB 10 provides for a 50 cent increase each year for the next four years, and then, post-2020, ties minimum wage increases to Social Security Cost-of-Living increases.