Category Archives: Government Reform

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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Spy novel potential: Deep State saga marked by former CIAers, missing data, and false accusations

As pundits earn their keep debating about President Donald Trump and ongoing ‘investigations,’ many have overlooked the progression in the Deep State saga. Former CIA spooks, a veritable mountain of missing data, and false allegations have all played a role … Continue reading

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What’s Next: After House success with AHA, can Senate do the same?

Yesterday’s success for House Republicans and embattled speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is the first step in health insurance reform. Now a new question arises. Can the Senate come together and enough members agree on provisions to move the bill on? … Continue reading

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Leftists and conservatives ignore major risk to US as JW files lawsuit

Sometimes you just have to shake your head at the way our gargantuan federal government is run. I think both the left and the conservatives, as well as all of us in between those two, often get frustrated over how … Continue reading

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As Trump targeted, media contradict their own tales on government spying

Now that we know someone in government spied on President Donald Trump and his staff, left of center media are aghast. Not at the egregious violation of the Fourth Amendment. No. Media are running headers chastising Trump for demanding the … Continue reading

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Goodlatte draws fire for Ethics Office changes as Trump nails it

President Elect Donald Trump hit the nail on the head when he posted a Tweet about changes to the Office of Congressional Ethics established in 2008 when Democrats held the majority. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is drawing fire for attempting … Continue reading

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