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Steve Bannon issued prison sentence for contempt of Congress

| October 21, 2022 | 16 Comments
Steve Bannon issued prison sentence for contempt of Congress

Steve Bannon was sentenced to four months in prison, and a fine of $6,500, for contempt of Congress. He was found guilty of the charges when he refused a subpoena calling him to appear before the January 6 committee. The Justice Department was asking for a stiffer penalty; six months in prison and $200,000 fine. Bannon […]

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GOP Candidate Under Fire for a Claim He Was Under Fire

| October 6, 2022 | 56 Comments
GOP Candidate Under Fire for a Claim He Was Under Fire

Several news outlets are reporting that one of GOP candidate Tyler Kistner’s Political Action Committees (PAC) had to pull an ad falsely claiming that he saw combat as a Marine, but he did not. Minnesota Reformer The Independent Political Wire  (only references Minnesota Reformer but comments are informative) GOP super PAC falsely claims congressional candidate […]

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Republicans block price caps on insulin

| August 8, 2022 | 30 Comments
Republicans block price caps on insulin

OK, I got lazy…I liked the look of the chart. Note that this is a FOUR YEAR OLD IMAGE and the current cost is more like $300 a dose. It’s not like it is new and expensive to make – a vial costs less than $10 to make according to virtually every source I could […]

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Gun laws are boring – but not this one

| July 31, 2022 | 38 Comments
Gun laws are boring – but not this one

You seriously need to look at HR 1808, the so-called Assault Weapons bill of 2022. It basically bans a long list of what they are considering ‘assault weapons’ – remember when the weapon had to have multiple banned features to qualify? Now ONE of the following is enough. (I) A pistol grip.   (II) A forward […]

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Regarding Those Idiot-Stick Mandates….

| February 11, 2022 | 21 Comments
Regarding Those Idiot-Stick Mandates….

This should really piss off the mumblegum birdbrains in the general area of The Swamp:  https://www.route-fifty.com/public-safety/2022/02/dem-mask-mandate/361730/ As the omicron variant of Covid-19 fades, at least five states with Democratic governors this week moved to roll back mask mandates. It’s a sign that even states that took a more cautious approach to battling the virus are looking […]

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Fixing the federal debt problem. Just mint a $1 trillion coin!

| October 6, 2021 | 33 Comments
Fixing the federal debt problem. Just mint a $1 trillion coin!

Life is once again imitating art. There are those in D.C. right now who seriously think that the solution to our national debt issues is to just make more money. Well, we can’t print a trillion dollar bill like Truman did on The Simpsons (pictured), but apparently it would be legal to mint a trillion […]

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Pelosi blocks names of 13 service members murdered in Afghanistan from being read

| September 1, 2021 | 43 Comments
Pelosi blocks names of 13 service members murdered in Afghanistan from being read

Well here’s a new low from the allegedly “Honorable” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). From Washington Examiner; A symbolic attempt by House Republicans to bring forward a bill to demand answers of President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan was blocked in the House on Tuesday. Rep. Mike Gallagher, a Wisconsin Republican and Marine […]

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Marine has questions.  

| August 27, 2021 | 39 Comments
Marine has questions.  

Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller “I’m not saying we’ve got to be in Afghanistan forever, but I am saying: Did any of you throw your rank on the table and say ‘hey, it’s a bad idea to evacuate Bagram Airfield, a strategic airbase, before we evacuate everyone,’” My tongue is bloody from being chewed.  I can […]

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