Category Archives: Special Interests

The Best Government Money Can Buy

It seems to me… “Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.”  ~ Will Rogers. There are several reasons why Congress is unable to resolve political differences and one of the main … Continue reading

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After The Election

It seems to me… “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.”  ~ Franklin Pierce Adams. The U.S. Presidential election is over and the majority once again has spoken.  It … Continue reading

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Taxation Fixation

It seems to me… “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”  ~ Will Rogers. Every election cycle, similar to Yogi Berra’s observance of “déjà vu all over again”, we are subjected to … Continue reading

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