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While Americans suffer, Congress gets richer

November 2, 2011


Members of Congress had a collective net worth of more than $2 billion in 2010, more than a 25 percent increase over the 2008 total, according to an analysis of members’ financial disclosure forms. Nearly 90 percent of that increase is concentrated in the 50 richest Members of Congress.  The richest have most of the […]

The Congressional Reform Act of 2011

July 30, 2011


“We, the people, are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts; not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” — Abraham Lincoln “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government – […]

I stand corrected about Anthony Weiner

June 6, 2011


I’ve been reminded that Anthony Weiner did not, in fact, commit adultery (assuming Weiner’s not lying about having never met any of his e-mistress­es). So, with full intent to be fair and accurate, I hereby coin an entirely new term to define Anthony Weiner’s guilt: e-dultery. You read it here, first.

Weiner admits to lying about lewd photos, being hacked and e-infidelity

June 6, 2011


U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner admitted today that he lied when he said his Twitter account had been hacked after a lewd photo of his genitalia showed up all over the Internet late last week. Weiner admits that he sent that photo and many others to several young female Twitter followers with whom he has been […]

Weiner’s limp answers could lead to electile dysfunction

June 1, 2011


Note to all Congressmen: If you’re asked if the photo of a man’s penis sent from your Twitter account to a 21-year-old female journalism student in Washington State is a photo of YOUR penis — the smart answer is a quick and simple “Not no, but HELL no!” Any answer *OTHER* than “No” — including […]