On the surface the big story of the week just ended is Nancy Pelosi’s decision to step back from House leadership. To stop there is folly. There is so much more happening in the lower chamber of Congress.
Yesterdays, today and tomorrows; that’s what I hope to cover parts of in this column. Lots there so let’s go.
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
Perhaps it is the old coach in me but I’m not feeling real good going into the final stretch before the mid-terms. If the Democrats take a loss (as in one or both chambers of Congress) what happens may well depend on just how bad the loss(s) are. Continue reading Just How MAGA
Perhaps a Yank should just keep his mouth shut when it comes to UK politics. I was a talker as a little boy in school and keeping my mouth shut has never been one of my strong suits. The UK is arguably America’s most important ally. It is a major economy and a global leader. Simply put, it is important!
On September 21, 2022 the House voted on the Presidential Election Reform Act. Basically, it plugs many of the loopholes that Donald Trump tried to exploit to overturn the free and fair election he lost in 2020. The vote was 229 in favor, 203 opposed and one not voting. Nine Republicans joined all 220 Democrats who voted in voting for the resolution. The nine Republicans who also voted for democracy are all leaving Congress at the end of this term. All 203 of the other Republicans (most of whom are on the 2022 ballot) voted against the resolution and in the process American democracy.