Stein kicks off the 2024 cycle

Stein kicks off the 2024 cycle

Well, my 2023 predictions are off to a good start. Kevin McCarthy became speaker of the House after a very ugly battle. Now, North Carolina Attorney Josh Stein has announced his candidacy for governor, though a bit earlier than I anticipated.  Stein’s...
Patrick McWho?

Patrick McWho?

We’re heading into day four of the vote for Speaker of the House. As of this writing, Kevin McCarthy has lost eleven times. This morning, though, the media says there’s a framework of a deal. We’ll see, but if it happens, North Carolina Congressman Patrick McHenry...
Burning down the house

Burning down the house

“Hold tight. Wait ’til the party’s over. Hold tight. We’re in for nasty weather. There has got to be a way. Burning down the house.” David Byrne, describing yesterday’s Speaker votes. I had more fun watching Republicans prove their incompetence...
Maybe I’m wrong

Maybe I’m wrong

Happy New Year! I’m wary of getting into the prediction racket since I’ve been wrong so often in the past. Donald Trump’s election in 2016 convinced me that I know less than I thought. However, I do have a few thoughts and, if not predictions, then possibilities,...

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