Tag Archives: government regulations

Too Big Or Too Big A Contributor To Regulate?

 

I don’t know whether it is size or the financial impact of their campaign contributions, but while we were all distracted by Russiagate and three hurricanes the Republicans got half way to passing legislation that takes protections away from the vast majority of Americans and effectively gives a get out of jail free card to several large corporations that thrive by taking advantage of the “little guys and gals”. Let’s explore. Continue reading Too Big Or Too Big A Contributor To Regulate?

Outside

Today’s article is not what has become the boilerplate 9/11 article. However it does deal with a serious threat to world and national security. I have had an idea in my head for several days that I just had to get out into the public. It is more than just “outside the box” and I’m colored way “outside the lines”; with the right people in place and some luck it just might work. It is based on accepting a reality that most Americans simply refuse to accept. Let’s explore. Continue reading Outside

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

Wondering About Trump

It’s a cloudy crystal ball day but nonetheless I wanted to look at a few thoughts that had passed through my head the last few days. Let’s explore. Continue reading Wondering About Trump

A Deceptive Scoreboard?

If you look at the mythical political scoreboard in Washington the Republicans are in the lead and therefore appear to be winning. They control the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives (by a wide margin). (For the sake of this “exercise” I won’t delve into the Supreme Court.) Not so fast. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Deceptive Scoreboard?