Today’s news brings the vote for the repeal and replace bill proposed by Republicans and negotiated for by President Trump. This bill is a lifeless zombie – the walking dead. No matter […]
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Donald Trump has just revealed some details about his tax plan. I worked on a state tax plan in 1964. I have researched, studied , considered and followed public finance issues ever […]
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You knew this day was coming; the day that large swaths of President Trump’s biggest fans came to their senses and realized they were duped.
Article II, section 1, of our Constitution vests the executive power in a president of the United States.
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President Trump has decided to bomb the Russian scandal away.
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Donald Trump, as a businessman, is the ultimate pragmatist.
It may be April 2017, but the 2018 midterm elections are quickly approaching and, earlier this week, Kansas Republican Ron Estes won the southern district around Wichita by just five points or roughly 8,000 […]
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On April 4, a reprehensible chemical weapons attack, carried out by government forces in Syria, killed dozens of civilians in the town of Khan Shaykhun.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) suggested a “competitive bidding system” for U.S. companies seeking to obtain visas for foreign workers.
Neil Gorsuch has officially been sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court.
Often lost in the discussion about Donald Trump’s quick ascension up the political ladder is the fact that, even before he faced Hillary Clinton in the general election, he handily beat 16 […]
North Carolina was once thought of as a beacon of progressivism in the “New South,” thanks to moderate Democratic governors like Terry Sanford (1961-1965) and Jim Hunt (1977-1985, 1993-2001) who were tireless […]
History informs us that the party holding the White House typically loses the governor’s races held the year after the presidential election.
Late Thursday night or early Friday morning, the Senate will finally vote on the president’s appointment to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, and we will be witnessing a battle for the ages. […]
“I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead.”
Any day now the president will probably be signing a law that allows internet service providers (ISPs) to gather and sell your browsing history without your permission.
Although Republicans have a bigger majority in the House than the Senate, the conventional wisdom holds that the GOP is in more danger of losing control of the lower chamber than the […]
Benjamin Franklin, in 1755, said, “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”
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President Donald Trump, having lost to the conservative wing of his party on the Obamacare replacement bill, opted to declare war on a group that he might need.
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Last week, the Senate passed resolution H.J. 69 which rolls back Department of the Interior (“DOI”) rules prohibiting certain hunting practices, such as killing hibernating animals and shooting bears from a plane […]
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Seven years is a long time. It is 2,555 days or 3,679,200 total minutes, to be exact. In seven years, an average college student can earn both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree […]
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Contributor Jon-Christopher Bua discusses the latest on Russian Influence in the 2016 Election and the relationships with the Trump Campaign. Jon-Christopher Bua is a White House Correspondent and […]
America at the Crossroads: The Budget Debate and Health Care and What They are Telling us about Ourselves
The health care debate and, now, the discussion of the president’s budget and his tax plan tell me that America is at a crossroads.
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Sure, the situation in the House of Representatives seems to be a mess.
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According to Psychology Today, here are some of the defining characteristics of sociopathic behavior:
Former Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, recently penned a straightforward response to the recent health care debacle: “Stop blaming. Start governing.”