What they’re up against

from a Washington Post story on champion fearmonger Jim DeMint: In other pockets of the state, the reaction to Democratic proposals has been strong, too. At a recent town-hall meeting in suburban Simpsonville, a man stood up and told Rep. Robert Inglis (R-S.C.) to “keep your government hands off my Medicare.” “I had to politely […]


Nearly ten years ago I began going down a path that I never thought would last this long. My stint as the Daily Nebraskan’s editorial cartoonist began on August 23, 1999, and, while there have been some gaps here and there, I’m now less than a month from that ten-year anniversary. I’ve tossed around a […]

The power of a near-illiterate man

Chuck Grassley: PTL BluDogs Keep barkin Pelosie bill is Govt takeovr of healthCare Breaks Obama promise”keep what u hv” Puts Wash Burocrats in chrg MUSTSTOP With Grassley helping write it, it’s no wonder the Senate Finance Committee is taking so long to come up with a bill.

Nobody to call him ‘Benator’ anymore

Steve Benen on the Democrats who have taken up the Republican task of killing healthcare reform by delaying it: It occurs to me, then, that there’s at least a possibility that “centrist” Democrats — Blue Dogs, New Democrats, Lieberman, et al — might not see failure as such a horrible option here. In other words, […]