Monthly Archives: January 2019

A political contradiction

On the one hand, President Trump is widely suspected of misfeasance before and after taking office, to wit: His relations with foreign leaders are suspect. He fails to recognize that the Constitution limits his powers, but attacks Congress, judges, and … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash on the border security crisis

  ‘The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, ‘which is to be master — that’s all.’ –Lewis Carroll Rep. Amash (R-MI) on the border security crisis “I think both sides are making a mountain out of a molehill,” Amash said in … Continue reading

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If you lock your doors at night, a border wall is needed

Good ideas or rubbish? If you lock your doors at night, a border wall is needed. It was cold today, so climate change is a hoax. Tax cuts for the rich benefit all. The Federal Government is useless, so a … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for

In his memoir, Travels with Herodotus, Ryszard Kapuscinski tells the story of a Persian potentate intent on making war with a neighboring tribe. The tribe’s queen predicts that the Persian will get his fill of blood if he persists. As … Continue reading

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House Rules Revisited

According to the NPR article cited, Democrats propose the following changes to House Rules:     Democrats will revive the “Gephardt Rule,” introduced in the late 1970s by Rep. Dick Gephardt, D-Mo., that automatically raises the debt ceiling — the … Continue reading

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