Tag Archives: Jim DeMint

Hot Fudge Sunday July 17th

Politico now has an interactive preview of the Sunday shows with the hosts of each show. Politico’s John Harris interviews David Gregory, Christiane Amanpour, and Candy Crowley for Turn the Table. Got a burning comment on the Sunday talk show … Continue reading

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The Anti-pledge Pledge

Everybody on the right seems so pledge happy these days. Grover Norquist has the no tax pledge that most Republicans have signed essentially guaranteeing them as lifetime members of the party of Hell No! Jim DeMint has the Cut, Cap, and Budget pledge. There’s a … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday June 19th

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows: Meet the Press (NBC) … Continue reading

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Jim DeMint v. Sesame Street

(Ed. Note: 538 Refugees occasionally hosts guest editorials. This week’s guest is Brian K. White. Regular readers will know him as a refugee from the old fivethirtyeight.com days as 10kZebra. A Seattle native who has worked for nine years as the … Continue reading

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Christmas Jeers

(Ed Note: we continue to host guest editorials from time to time. This guest op-ed is from Max Holland. Max, aka Birdpilot, is a retired former business owner who also spent a number of years in the corporate and academic … Continue reading

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The ‘Tell’

Those of you who play poker probably know this. There are several variations on the game but I like to play Texas Hold ‘em. Poker players often become hypersensitive to body language when looking for clues as to whether the … Continue reading

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2012 is On!

Mitch McConnell didn’t waste any time after the election. He pretty much told President Obama to take his olive branch and shove it. My one remaining purpose in political life is now to dismantle the Republican party Once and for … Continue reading

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