Instead of abolishing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (of Waco infamy), Republicans have built it a fancy new HQ, report the disgruntled libertarians at the Cato Institute.
Rich Miller of the indispensable Capitol Fax Blog on Governor Blagojevich: “He can list all of John Wayne’s B movies, but he can’t remember if his kid ever got another $1,500 check.”
Chicago real-estate blogger Eric Rojas on the Pleasure Chest controversy in Lake View: “Which do you think creates more problems for the ‘neighborhood’? High end adult toys or low-end malt liquor?”
Worst Congresscritter in the worst Congress? Our own suburban pork-bringer Dennis Hastert, says Rolling Stone.
Stirling Newberry tells hard truths about the real Ronald Reagan and the lacking liberalism of those times.