April 8, 2021

ORLANDO — A Florida politician at the center of an investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz is negotiating with federal prosecutors to resolve his own sex-trafficking and other charges, a potentially ominous sign for Gaetz if his associate decides to cooperate in a bid for leniency. Joel Greenberg, the former tax collector for Seminole County, Fla.,

Read More

April 6, 2021

Gaetz backed Katie Hill over nude pics leaked without her consent. She calls claims against him ‘reprehensible.’  Washington Post Man tied to Matt Gaetz’s extortion allegation says lawmaker is ‘trying to direct attention from himself’  CNN Trump and his allies abandon Gaetz  Politico Why would Matt Gaetz resign?  The Week Magazine Ex-Gaetz staffer says FBI approached him with ‘baseless’

Read More

March 9, 2020

Rep. Doug Collins and Matt Gaetz, two GOP members of Congress, had contact with President Donald Trump before they announced Monday they were entering self-quarantine because they were exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Irony is not dead. Source: Congressmen Collins and Gaetz had contact with Trump before they self-quarantined over coronavirus

Read More

April 9, 2021

It’s Friday and I’m taking the rest of the day off. Enjoy your weekend. See you again on Monday. 1 That’s a misleading headline, yo! Prince Philip has died. He was 99. Married to the Queen of England for 74 years, Philip led a long life. I hear he had quite the difficult upbringing. Not

Read More

April 7, 2021

I’m giving away a free 30-day subscription to the Washington Post (value $10). Enter to win here. 1 The Fed’s Janet Yellen is helping sell President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan by getting the G20 to impose a global minimum corporate tax rate. Together we can use a global minimum tax to make sure the global

Read More

April 6, 2021

1 Senate Democrats got a gift (Giving Budget Reconciliation the Byrd) Now, let’s see what they do with it. The Senate has some arcane and antiquated rules that defy democracy, like the filibuster. Even goofier is their rule that bypasses the filibuster when it comes to the budget. It’s called budget reconciliation, or just simple

Read More