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Think before acting

Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that.― Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack In Travels with Herodotus, Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuściński tells the story of a Mogul Ruler, Hulagu Kahn (1216-1265) as I remember, … Continue reading

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House Rules

I would rather be right than President–Henry Clay In an article in The Hill, Jonathan Turley, Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University, discusses expected changes to the rules of the House. He says he doesn’t favor … 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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Will Tom Reed vote for Nancy Pelosi?

With the facts on our side, we stood up to hypocrisy and disinformation from liberal politicians like Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi… — Tom Reed reelection campaign mailing   Will Tom Reed vote for Nancy Pelosi? It seems unlikely, … Continue reading

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House Rules

Emily Birnbaum, writing for The Hill on Nov. 26 reports: Nine Democratic members of the Problem Solvers Caucus are urging prospective Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to back three rules changes as she aims to drum up enough support to lead … Continue reading

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