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Mitt Romney Forced to Compete in GOP Primary for Utah Senate Seat After Losing Party Fight

(WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah) — Mitt Romney was forced into a Republican primary in his bid for U.S. Senate in Utah after losing a nomination battle Saturday at the state’s far-right-leaning GOP convention. 477 more words

Episode 26 - Detroit/America Part II: The Fifth Quarter

In the concluding episode of a two-part series, Jaye continues her discussion on the decline of the United States within the framework of her hometown, Detroit, Michigan. 74 more words

Domestic Policy

Mr. Zuckerburg Goes to Washington

This should all be prefaced with me making perfectly clear that I do not take congressional testimonies seriously as an indication of the intentions or work of lawmakers representing the will of the communities they are supposed to be serving.   651 more words

Dispatch

Now Boarding on Track 12

In three weeks, we will experience National Train Day. In previous years, I have acknowledged this special day each year since 2014, and some readers have asked me to remind them in advance of the next occurrence. 476 more words

Prompt

Zuck Explains Facebook To Congress


Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony on Capitol Hill proves once and for all that there is such thing as a stupid question.

This video is from The Late Show… 12 more words

ShowTime

The job of Congress: a primer

(Source: www.vox.com)

In an earlier post, I suggested that the best way to improve Congress is not to yearn for the “good ol’ days” but to to imagine the legislature we want and then develop a realistic road map to improvement. 1,221 more words

Lifestyle

The Scandalous Scandals of Recent American History

I’m finishing up my last semester in college. Monday starts my final week of classes, and things have been a little busy on my end. So this week, I wanted to talk about my senior capstone research. 1,227 more words

Politics