• The Dog-Eat-Dog World

    The Dog-Eat-Dog World

    I’m always amazed that the Washington types I consider to be such jerks are completely different when I run into them at a dog park. They’re actually pleasant to be around….

  • The Violent Presidency

    The Violent Presidency

    Republicans have always justified their preferential treatment of the super-wealthy by trotting out the bogus “trickle-down theory.” They argue that as the rich get richer,…

  • The Saudi D.C. Swamp

    The Saudi D.C. Swamp

    Imagine that: It’s getting so it’s difficult to get away with being slime in the Washington “swamp” these days — or at the very least, much tougher to…

  • Winning at Gutterball

    Winning at Gutterball

    It’s Major League Baseball playoff season, as well as the run-up to the elections. Oh, the games people play. Way back when, in the early 20th century, New York Giants manager…