On the show this week…it’s Christmas, so we put politics mostly to the side to talk about the season. Plus, the Lee children descend upon the studio and Scott embraces The Hobbit.
The farce continues
Whatever niggling doubts some folks may have harbored about whether Speaker Bill Howell would seek re-election, he’s in: Folksy boilerplate. But that’s not the point. We have a contest on our hands and I look for it to be very…spirited.
He resigns now, but will run again. This ain’t over.
Put the law, the constitution and politics aside. What determines Morrissey’s fate is the “creep factor.”
Expansion failed. Why not try something like it again?
Morrissey has asked Paul Goldman for an opinion on the legal and political issues facing him in the wake of the plea deal struck with prosecutors on Friday.
On the radio show, Scott has us meet the Grubers — Jonathan and Meg — and gets a civics lesson from both of them. Plus, all we want for Christmas is a torture report.
It’s the end of the week news dump
The tax was supposed to have been fully eliminated (at least for the first 20K of a car’s value) in 2002. That never happened.