Category Archives: Reform

Political Opportunity

It seems to me… “Congress’ approval rating has dropped to 12 percent. The other 88 percent are withholding judgment until Congress actually does something.” ~ Jay Leno. Hopefully, the incoming Republican-controlled Congress will concentrate on improved governance rather than libertarian … Continue reading

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U.S. 2014 Midterm Elections

It seems to me… “Every nation has the government it deserves.” ~ Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821). U.S. midterm elections are over, the voters have spoken – and now we live with the consequences. While it will be some time before … Continue reading

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Obama’s Legacy

It seems to me… “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.” ~ Earnest Benn. There definitely are times when, based on their statements and … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown and Default

It seems to me… “The Tea Party is The American Taliban.”  ~ Beth Wallach-Drucker, Barb Salge, and others. There are laws I personally do not like; there are Supreme Court decisions I do not agree with – but these are … Continue reading

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