Taylor Marsh is a political writer, author and cultural voyeur who lives in the Beltway area of Washington D.C. She is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly. Marsh marks her 20th year in new-media in 2016. Author of The Hillary Effect and The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen, Taylor turns to fiction for the first time with Below the Beltway.

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Liberal Giant Ruth Bader Ginsburg Levels Chief Justice Roberts to His Knees

THE GREATEST FEMALE Justice of the Supreme Court in U.S. history, likely for all time, not only reveals her mental might, but forever puts to rest why Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will be forever […]

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John Harris Offers Hearts and Flowers While Firing Joe Williams

TM NOTE: The air conditioning whirred on at 7:00 a.m. this morning and boy are we grateful. Rough couple of days here, especially since our generator was on the fritz at exactly the wrong […]

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Beltway Blaster Blows Out Power

TM NOTE [now updated]: Wanted to check in with you summer weekend die hards, but the power is out, so programming of this entry could be odd looking. Will fix any errors when power […]

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We Raised More Money Than You Did — No, We Did!

DUELING MONEY PITCHES, both campaigns sending out a slew of emails, each claiming millions of dollars raised off of the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare.

This is what our politics has come down to, […]

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Romney Uses Hillary’s ‘Shame on You, Barack Obama’ in New Ad

Mitt Romney’s campaign has quietly begun airing a TV ad in six states that uses an old clip of Hillary Clinton to blast President Barack Obama. – Politico

TEAM ROMNEY won’t let go of the […]

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Queer Talk: The Erotic, Class and Other Things That Don’t ‘Fit’ the Mainstream LGBT Narrative

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

Who gets to decide the goals and the strategies of the “LGBT Movement”?

To a very significant extent, people in positions of relative […]

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Giddy with Joy Good Taxation Brings

Even if Republicans win big in 2012, they will have to fight inch by bloody inch for changes they could have had for the asking in 2010. Truly, this is Waterloo”“a Waterloo brought about […]

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The Roberts Court Respects Congress to Enact Laws, While CNN & FOX Blow the SCOTUS Moment

Today’s Supreme Court is often referred to as Anthony Kennedy’s Court. Although Kennedy is the swing justice who usually casts the deciding vote in close cases, the landmark ruling this week in the healthcare […]

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS OBAMACARE AND INDIVIDUAL MANDATE

**UPDATED**

“Chief Justice Roberts’ vote saved the ACA.” – SCOTUSBLOG

“I do think the court will surprise a lot of people when it probably upholds the Affordable Care Act in an opinion written by another former […]

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