Chris Matthews Comes to Town: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

Tonight’s the fourth Wednesday in October and that means that it’s once again time for the regular meeting of Baltimore’s Chapter of Drinking Liberally. For those not familiar DL is an informal group of Liberals and Progressives that meets twice monthly at Dougherty’s in Mount Vernon to have a few beers and chat about issues […]

A Word About the Santoni’s Closing

It was unfortunate to hear in yesterday’s news that Santoni’s supermarket is closing up after 83 years in business. Growing up near Dundalk, about halfway between two Santoni’s locations, it was a regular stop for the Chop’s family growing up (although not as regular as Mars). We’ve got those old blue collar roots, and when […]

Why the Democrats are Winning the Shutdown: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

Despite what the phony hand-wringing moralizers among us say about how the government shutdown hurts everybody and there are real human consequences and veterans and cancer patients and little children yadda yadda and “there are no winners” well that’s bullshit. At the end of the day, like it or not, one side will win and […]

Syria: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

Two weeks ago in this space we took the position of not taking a position on Syria. We basically stuck a thumb up our ass and said ‘Oh gee well we don’t want to drop any bombs but chemical weapons are bad, ummkay?’ Now that the question is before congress let us hone this blog’s […]