The GOP nationally has increased its Congressional majority in part because of brutal gerrymandering in Texas that obviated the regular procedures. Call it Tom DeLay Republicanism: whatever it takes to win.Andrew Sullivan

“It had better not, or you can get yourself another naked dame!” – burlesque queen Georgia Sothern, on being told by H.K. Minsky that she wouldn’t be hit in the head with a microphone again during her next show.

Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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