Right Said Fed

When the federal government does something they hope won’t get much notice, because no self-respecting politician would want to be associated with it, they do it on a Friday afternoon. The thinking is that the weekly media machine has wound down and there will be a whole weekend of other, fresher events to report on when it cranks back up again on Monday. It’s called a news dump. And Washington’s U.S. Sentencing Commission recently took one.

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Nuts Ruin Everything

Georgia held its Republican senate primary this summer and frequent Real Time guest Jack Kingston lost to a self-financed business cipher named I Forget Who Cares. Actually, he lost to David Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General, which is basically the 99 Cent Store, where you go for The Brands That Remind You of the Names You Know and Trust™… Poopsie Cola. Frosted Corn Fakes. Smellman’s Mayonnaise. 

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