by | Oct 12, 2018

Senator Susan Collins of Maine. Rapper Kanye West. Two more different individuals would be hard to imagine. But they have something very important in common. Both are the targets of Liberal Privilege. Of which more in a moment. Five years…

by | Oct 9, 2018

The searing, destructive psychodrama that began with the public airing of sexual assault charges against Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been well-framed by essayist Lance Morrow as two parallel black & white films: Advise and Consent and Rashomon; the former a classic Hollywood…

by | Oct 8, 2018

Senator Susan Collins gave an inspiring and articulate speech on the Senate floor Saturday, explaining why she intended to vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. She then suited her actions to her word and was…

by | Oct 7, 2018

The most important words spoken by Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27 were these: “I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process.” By then, his family had received multiple death threats and he himself…

by | Sep 20, 2018

Key GOP Senators who have tried to give Christine Blasey Ford the benefit of the doubt are losing patience. She keeps moving the goalpost concerning what she wants done about her claim that SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her…

by | Sep 14, 2018

We have all seen those grisly stories in the news about people who adopt dangerous predators as pets only to be torn limb from limb by the very creatures they have cosseted for years. This is analogous to what is…

by | Jul 3, 2018

Neat! We know what the Supreme Court debate is all about — the debate, that is to say, over who shall take retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat. The debate is about abortion. Declares Sen. Susan Collins, the Republican moderate from…

by | Dec 18, 2017

Last summer, when Senator Susan Collins defied her party’s leadership by voting to save the “Affordable Care Act,” she became a heroine to the left. Obamacare apologists effusively praised the Maine Republican for courageously protecting the poor and infirm from…

by | Sep 26, 2017

For the last seven years, six months, and four days, Republicans broadcast their raison d’être as the repeal of Obamacare. They possess just over three days to fulfill that promise before the Federal Trade Commission shuts down the party as…

by | Jul 19, 2017

Kudos to Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Jerry Moran (R-Ks.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) for putting an end to the proposed “Better Care Reconciliation Act,” a.k.a. McConnellCare. And kudos to Sen. Susan Collins (R-Me.) for opposing it too, even though she…

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