Posts by: Joshuah Bearman

At Least The Republicans are Being Honest

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…about being dishonest.

This article should have been titled “Republicans Freely Admit They Have No Ideas,” since it basically is an on-the-record admission by GOP strategists that their mid-term strategy, which is the culmination of two years of GOP opposition strategy, is to use fear to impugn Democratic policies while offering none of their own.

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Pimp Flow Chart

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First, a question. If you were a proprietor of a criminal organization with a cliched (and apparently universal) flamboyant aesthetic, don’t you think that you might one day decide to dress in sweaters and chinos so as to avoid easy detection by the police?

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What They Still Carry

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Susan Mullally is a photographer in Texas. Among other things, she takes pictures of homeless people who congregate underneath an Interstate 35 bridge in Waco.

The portraits are of the people, rootless for various reasons, and the things they still treasure in their predicament.

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The Best Detail…

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The best detail about the Senate parliamentarian is not that he is a mysterious figure with a question mark for a head. Or that his last interview was 22 years ago. Or that Senate Historian Donald Ritchie has only seen him in the cafeteria a couple times in 30 years. 

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