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Modi Sarkar: Areas of my concern

Part 4 of series on #modiplan

I will try to paint a plausible scenario of 2019 in my next post. I will follow it up with what might be PM Modi’s game plan. 1,653 more words


Come uppance

Karl Rove and his myrmidons at the RNCC are behaving like fools with their hair on fire. The dilemma is of their own making of course. 447 more words



A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in.

~ H. L. Mencken


Congress returns to unfinished business, Dec. 11 deadline to complete must-pass spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway funding and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will test the standing of Republican leaders like House Speaker Paul Ryan with the GOP’s tea party wing and its anti-establishment presidential candidates. 782 more words


Capitol Hill lawmakers preparing for end-of-year dash - By Jordain Carney November 29, 2015, 02:30 pm

Lawmakers are preparing for an end-of-the-year dash as they return to Washington with little time to tackle a handful of policy fights.

Congress will be under pressure to wrap up their work on a full plate of divisive issues after they return from a week-long Thanksgiving recess. 269 more words

Point Of Interest

COP21 - the world weighs in

The Paris terrorist attacks weighed pretty heavily on the attendees of COP21 and tightened security around the venues, resulting in protest marches being banned and the unusual sight of shoes in place of marchers. 88 more words