Category Archives: Feast of Saint Ronnie

Nancy Reagan II

Oh, man, this profile of Casey DeSantis in Politico is lethal: In the tragic drama, of course, Lady Macbeth prods her husband to kill the king so she can be the queen. At this juncture, the literary analogy goes only … Continue reading

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So How’s That Brexit Thingie Working Out For Ya, Englishers?

Old Blightie has gone to hell, according to Canadian David Frum writing in The Atlantic: ‘We’re All Worse Off’ Britain is now paying the price for its decision to leave the European Union. I guess that is a spoiler of … Continue reading

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Somewhere, Saint Ronnie Is Smiling

When in doubt, Republicans return to their traditional stomping grounds from the Feast of Saint Ronnie: they are going after the Cadillac-driving welfare queens and young bucks eating T-bone steaks again: House Republicans are eyeing new work requirements for millions … Continue reading

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North Dakota: Sorry Kids, There Are No Free Lunches, Unless You Are In The Legislature

This takes some brass: North Dakota senators vote to boost their own meal reimbursements after rejecting free school lunch bill Ten days after narrowly defeating a bill to provide free school lunches to low-income K-12 students, the North Dakota Senate … Continue reading

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And Now We Know

Axios’ morning email thingie (the whole excerpt because Imma bad blogger) confirms the October Surprise: At age 84, Ben Barnes — a former Texas House speaker and lieutenant governor — spills to The New York Times’ Peter Baker a tale … Continue reading

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It Happened Again

‘To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.’ —Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest And we cite Lady Bracknell’s maxim only because another train owned by Norfolk Southern railroad … Continue reading

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And in Economic News…

As regular readers and all good Scissorheads know, MPS finds it is weird that all the major dailies have a Business section, but none of ‘em have a Labor section. Anyway we mention this because The WaPo is tying itself … Continue reading

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The Debt Ceiling

Just as every other time that the Republicans have tried to hold the economy hostage, we find ourselves starring in fascination at their high dudgeon and low IQs. Some of the dimmer stars in their firmament probably do think that … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan was having an argument with Diogenes (as one does deep in the midnight of one’s soul after an evening of playing quarters with her pal MoDo). “Well,” Noonan said, “you won’t find an honest … Continue reading

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Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘Em

Legalizing the wacky tobaccy is on the ballot in Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota: Recreational marijuana could be legal in half the country if the handful of states with cannabis measures on ballots this November pass them. Arkansas, … Continue reading

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