Timestamp: Saturday morning.
As of publishing date the United States House of Representatives has been without a speaker for 19 consecutive days. It appears that the earliest this situation could be resolved is on Tuesday of this week and that is a bit optimistic. The bottom line is that for decades the Republican Party is and has been incapable of governing. It is really that simple.
Continue reading Who Knows And What We Do Know
I remember a conversation I had with one of my grandchildren several years back. The topic was the three theoretically co-equal branches of the federal government. For the benefit of any none-regular readers who may be monitoring my site today, they are: the Executive (basically the presidency), the Legislative (Congress) and the Judicial (at its apex, the Supreme Court). That many years ago (the grandchild graduated from college several years ago, with honors I might add) it was already apparent that the co-equal part was a myth. Today it is an obvious problem.
Continue reading 3 Co-equal Branches?
If you keep tempting fate eventually it nips you in the butt. That’s what happened late last week and over the weekend with two bank failures. It’s more complicated than simply just that and don’t expect me to explain it all in under 1000 words but continue reading and you will learn.
Continue reading Will We Continue To Pay The Price?
I’d didn’t think I could make it through the week without another catch up article and, albeit destined to still be incomplete, here it is.
Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XXVI
A couple of things motivated me to write today’s article. Perhaps most prominent among them was Paul Krugman’s opinion piece in the New York Times entitled, The G.O.P.’s Long War Against Medicare and Social Security. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/13/opinion/columnists/republicans-medicare-social-security.html
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