Tag Archives: CR

Work Ahead?

Congress is getting back in town today after another long vacation. It seems as time goes on each Congress is less productive than its predecessor. The cynical (sometimes including me) often wonder if they are actually capable of productivity. We will discover the answer to that this month. Let’s explore. Continue reading Work Ahead?

Bullshutdown

Today seems to be one of those rare days when the crystal ball is not overcast – let’s just hope it is accurate. Congress comes back in September and it has two things it must get done: fund the government via either a budget (which isn’t going to happen) or a continuing resolution (CR) and raise the debt ceiling. I have a prediction on both as well as a simple solution to one of the nation’s raging debates. Let’s explore. Continue reading Bullshutdown

My President Must Be Removed From Office

In order to preserve the integrity of the office of the American presidency Donald Trump must be removed from office via legal means prior to the expiration of his first term. An important step in that direction took place last week and it was all but unreported. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Must Be Removed From Office

Something (Kinda) Nice To Say

Monday morning I awoke to the news that a deal had been struck to keep the government funded through the end of its fiscal year (September). That was a pleasant surprise since just last Friday the best Washington could do was a one week kick the can deal. The package, (which still needs to pass both chambers and gets the President’s signature), appears to be a rare example of cooperation between both Parties and among the House and Senate leadership along with the White House. That actually sounds like a functioning federal government which was worth interrupting my regularly scheduled posting. In the blogging world that is the equivalent of a stop the presses moment. Let’s explore. Continue reading Something (Kinda) Nice To Say

Abject Failure – Part Two

Going into the last week of the Trump administration’s first 100 days the Legislative Branch was pre-occupied with preventing a government shutdown. Trump viewed the situation as an opportunity to play bully and extort a few things from the Democrats and his fellow Republicans. Continue reading Abject Failure – Part Two