Last week Ohio Republican Representative Anthony Gonzalez announced that he would not seek reelection to his House seat. In itself that is not a huge story. Taken in its large context it is! Continue reading Two Buckeyes
This article is being written on Saturday morning. Although somewhat doubtful because it is the weekend, I cannot rule out developments between now and publishing.
Most often the subject of Sunday’s article is the biggest political story of the week just ended. While there was plenty of competition, I cannot see what is more important than the defense of America. At its core, that is really what the 1/6 probe is all about.
As I sat down to write this, I had a much different idea of what the article would be like. In fact, this is the first time I can remember where the last thing I wrote was the opening paragraph. This article is short, but it is important in this time of disinformation which is killing people and endangering American democracy. Continue reading You Decide
On June 30th the House authorized a Select Committee to investigate the events and causes of January 6th. That was almost six months after the event which threatened the lives of the then Vice President, Mike Pence, along with every member of Congress. Oh, and by the way American democracy. The vote was 222-190-19. Today I want to initially focus on the 19.
In two cases of actions speaking truer than words I’d like to take a look at two recent votes in Congress. Many bills are tricky; you like some part(s) but something disturbs you. Often you end up holding your nose and voting for it. Others are just plain stinkers; another easy choice simply vote against the proposal. Then there are the no-brainers; you simply vote in the affirmative because the choice is so easy. Many congressional Republicans failed that simple task recently; 60 of them twice.