Not for the first time I had a completely different piece planned for today. Then I read an article in the Washington Post and got motivated. I really meant something else but I’m trying to keep my articles PG. Continue reading State Leadership?
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Progressive Sweeping XI
I guess I should commence with an apology. Despite the title – which has become a crutch for me – these articles are primarily catch up articles. Many of the topics dealt with below deserve a full article if not more and others will simply fall on the cutting room floor. Without further ado, let’s begin.
Verbiage And Numbers
I love numbers especially when it comes to making a political point. I am among the few who will publically admit that the electorate is easily manipulated. However, you have to keep it simple. Why do you think bumper stickers are so effective? I’m going to put those two things together in the following paragraphs.
Progressive Sweeping III
Today I’m killing two birds with one stone. I’m doing some sweeping of my notes and writing ahead (“pen time” is Monday morning) so that I’m free to watch Tuesday’s 1/6 Committee hearings.
The unresolved issue that garnered the most DC press last week was the infrastructure bill package which is still in limbo as of this writing. It consists of two legislative bills; one a traditional infrastructure package which appears to have bipartisan support (at least in the Senate) and a larger “fix much of what is deficient in America while preparing it for the future bill”. I am of the school of thought that we should be concentrating on the content of the second bill and not its price tag. For the purposes of today’s discussion I will largely break that rule.