Category Archives: National

Loss Of Iraq

It seems to me… “I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.” ~ George W. Bush. Immediately following George W. Bush’s … Continue reading

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A Budget Agreement

It seems to me… “The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations.”  ~ Jacob Lew. The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan two-year budget agreement and sent the measure … Continue reading

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Legislative Insanity

It seems to me… “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  ~ Albert Einstein. Based on their recent performance, the only reasonable conclusion is that Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are … Continue reading

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