Category Archives: Congress

Newspaper defense of Wasserman-Schultz falls flat, veers to death of Seth Rich

It didn’t surprise me to see the Florida newspaper Sun-Sentinel attempt to defend former DNC chair and current congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Shultz. Nothing surprises me when it come to politics. Readers, however, deserve a complete account of Schultz’s decision to continue … Continue reading

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Presidential lapse: Feds spread $815 million in land grants without tracking results

Budget hawks target forced entitlements like Medicare for cuts, and budget gluttons just want to print more money despite record debt levels for the US government. However, both sides of the congressional aisle, and also the executive branch headed by … Continue reading

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Trump reforms border screening of cargo trucks; cartels reportedly unhappy

President Donald Trump has reformed screening policies for cargo trucks entering the United States from Mexico. Prior to Trump, procedures were relaxed, just as they were relaxed when it came to permitting thousands of people to openly defy US law … 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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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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Wealthy media investors look to GOP Congress for help with Google, Facebook

The term “fake news” has become a battle cry for supporters of President Donald Trump, but they aren’t the only team in town expressing concerns. High profile newspapers like The New York Times and The Washington Post are looking to … Continue reading

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As Republicans wrestle health insurance bill, can the market be freed?

Republicans are currently wrestling the health insurance bill aimed at replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act commonly called Obamacare. For years, I’ve written about PPACA, and virtually every misgiving I had was substantiated as the bill was implemented. … Continue reading

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