Author Archives: Kay Day

About Kay Day

Kay B. Day is a freelance writer who has published in national and international magazines and websites. The author of 3 books, her work is anthologized in textbooks and collections. She has won awards for poetry, nonfiction and fiction. Day is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Authors Guild.

Most media ignore expanding House IT scandal despite ties to Intel Committee

You’d think media would jump all over a story that sounds like a spy novel. A family of workers is contracted by members of Congress to take care of IT needs. Said family receives millions of US tax dollars over … Continue reading

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‘The Great Kremlin Conspiracy’: Free primer at Tablet on truth and ‘news’

Across the US, the evening news was once a ritual. If you didn’t get it at suppertime, you’d have to wait until end of night, right before the national anthem played. Nothing lasts forever, though, and pretty soon, along came … Continue reading

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Sunset: Can tactic once popular help trim federal overreach such as PPACA tax bill?

Many of us who are no longer young and impressionable remember a time when federal overreach was not popular. The current federal behemoth is a result of Congress and presidents vesting more and more power in Washington while degrading power … Continue reading

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In clickbait era, fraud investigation involving more than $1 billion gets scant attention

Today’s clickbait news era often runs on gossipy headlines and downplays stories that are important. A perfect example of this relates to a historic takedown of fraudsters ripping off the US government and the taxpayers who fund it. More than … Continue reading

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As with ‘Affordable Housing’, GOP and Dems fail on health insurance

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is facing well-deserved criticism over Republicans’ failure to come up with a solution to the Democrats’ Patient Protection and Affordable Care tax bill commonly called Obamacare. Democrats deserve an equal share of criticism for … Continue reading

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Coup saga: Five curious moments, including Nigeria speaker at DNC convention

Who can keep up with the ongoing conspiracy theories involving Russia and the presidential election? The assortment of real news, fake news, and in-between news is enough to confuse anyone. I cherry-picked five moments in this coup saga that shed … Continue reading

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Investigations of Ukraine ‘interference’, House IT scandal warranted

With the 2018 midterm elections in mind, Democrats continue to keep a narrow focus on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election despite other potential interference that should definitely be investigated. Those potentials include Ukraine as well as a … Continue reading

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