Poor Darren Bailey. The Chicago City Wire, the so-called newspaper intended to scare people like me into voting for him, arrived on Election Day, a week after I’d already voted early for someone else. Blame it on the U.S. Postal Service, Senator Bailey. In fact, I was paging through the City Wire while the results […]
Tag: Nancy Pelosi
What happened to the Squad?
The collapse of the progressive cohort shows change won’t come from within the Democratic Party.
Meet the new boss, Joe Biden
And meet his bosses—corporations and the investor class.
‘He’s a real one’
Chuy Garcia’s first term in Congress earns progressive accolades, honorary Squad membership
Who’s really controlling Trump’s impeachment
Don’t be fooled that their motives are moral.
Democrats and ruling by fear
When politicians sell out to win, we all lose.
Once again, Congress will let Wall Street pillage Main Street
Coronavirus bailouts are helping big donors while leaving small businesses and families behind.
The Adult in the Room doesn’t do full justice to Nancy Pelosi
Orlagh Cassidy centers this one-woman show, but the script needs more depth.
Why I can’t get excited about impeaching Trump
This doomed effort won’t even make for good TV.
Hundreds gather for ‘Not My President’ rally outside Trump Tower, and other Chicago news
Also, the grandson of Alderman Carrie Austin has been charged with first-degree murder.
Nicole Hollander eases up a little
The Sylvia strip is going away, but cartoonist Nicole Hollander intends to keep drawing
Civil Rights Groups Disagree on Rush’s Ties to Telecom
A not-for-profit that advocates for black Americans opposes Rep. Bobby Rush’s bid for a position on the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet.
Why Sarah Palin Is a Better Feminist Than Nancy Pelosi
On the Daily Beast today, Amy Siskind decries Nancy Pelosi as a “feminist nightmare.” Why so serious? Because “the House Speaker pushed the Stupak amendment through—then moved to block the woman bidding for Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat.” That first point makes sense—feminist women were thrown under the bus in order to pass the health care […]
The morning after — a partial cleanup
Law enforcement, circular firing squads, happy feminists, and more.