Tuesday the Senate finally passed the PACT Act. In short, the measure provides funding to help the veterans who were exposed to toxic conditions during their service in Iraq. Despite the huge publicity and public outrage 11 Senators still voted against it.
The most frustrating part of writing this blog is that despite all the latitude I have I still can never seem to touch on everything I’d like to. Today’s article is another of the catch up variety.
Instead of focusing on the big story of the week just ended I want to touch on a few. All should have been surprises but unfortunately after I gave one a bit of though none were. Continue reading After A Bit Of Thought No Surprises
Way too many things happened last week to single out a particular issue as the biggest one. Therefore I’d like to explore one that may correct an old problem and positively impact the future. Of course I wouldn’t be capable of doing that without a “dash of snark”. Please come along. Continue reading History?
North Carolina has a lot of political problems. One of them is its Congressional delegation. In my case I am currently “represented” in the Senate by Richard Burr and Thom Tillis; in the House by “Sleeping” (and thankfully retiring) George Holding. The good news (in addition to having been moved into David Price’s district for the next Congress) is that Tillis’ seat is up in 2020. With all that and much more in mind please continue as I explain why today tellthetruthonthem.com is endorsing Cal Cunningham for the United States Senate from North Carolina. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Cal Cunningham