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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Obama has “Responsibilities” that Don’t Include Labor

It has been a Junius Horribilis for President Obama. […] Apparently Bryson will have to clean up his own wreckage. This White House has too many other pileups to deal with. – Pileup at […]

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Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott Sues DHS

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

… But on Fox, he did acknowledge the importance of getting the job done before the November election. “Elections sometimes are really close,” he said. “We don’t want non-U.S. […]

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Supreme Court Defers to Government on Terrorism Policy

THE SUPREME COURT leveled an extraordinary amount of power into the government’s hands on Monday. Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSBLOG lays it out.

One day before the fourth anniversary of its most important ruling during […]

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Jeb Bush Carts Out Reagan to Club Republicans

TODAY’S REPUBLICANS have as much trouble with their identity as Democrats, with the wacky Tea Party wing giving them a semblance of spine. That’s a problem nationally, however, with Jeb Bush laying it […]

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Net Worth Plummets

A FEDERAL RESERVE Bulletin issued today reveals family income fell like a large bolder off the U.S. national economic cliff from 2007-2010.

An associate emailed the report link, here’s a snippet:

… The decline in median […]

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House Contempt Hearing on A.G. Eric Holder Set

To achieve the goal of letting weapons lead law enforcement to senior criminal figures, Operation Fast and Furious embraced a controversial tactic that outraged some veteran ATF agents: gunwalking. In Operation Fast and […]

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Is Netroots Nation Enabling Pres. Obama?

**UPDATED**

“The administration should be worried about the level of despair here.” – Markos Moulitsas

“We look at Wisconsin as a win.” – Howard Dean

NETROOTS NATION was last week. Having gone to the first event […]

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Dylan Ratigan Dumps Cable

“People of the United States of America, your Congress is bought. …” – Dylan Ratigan

“Once you’ve said your piece, you can either keep saying it ““ and then it’s a job, good job, pays […]

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A TV Ad, and a Campaign Video

PRIORITIES USA ACTION, the Democratic Super PAC, continues hammering Mitt Romney on Bain Capital, their latest TV ad below.

Team Romney slammed Pres. Obama for the words that rang out after Friday’s press conference.

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