Republicans play politics for fun, not progress

Gridlock, contentiousness, do-nothing …. these are all good descriptors of what the Republican Party has recently done to American politics. To progressives, this is very frustrating because we see government as an instrument for positive societal change. For Republicans, it’s rather meaningless. It’s difficult these days to locate a Republican who really cares about improving…

Time for a Republican whistle blower

Occasionally we see the underbelly of the Republican Party when members make outrageous remarks. But what really goes on when House or Senate Republicans caucus? These meetings are all secret (as are the Democratic ones). Early in the first Obama Administration, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said “his number-one goal was to make sure that…