Tag Archives: reconciliation

Tolerate But Don’t Trust

We all know the adage about counting chickens when they are still eggs. That is how I’m operating on Build Back Better 2.0; better known as the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

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The Toxic Flip Flop

WARNING: In order to accurately quote a person the last paragraph violates my normal PG rating.

My usual practice is to make the biggest political story of the week just ended the subject of Sunday’s article. This week I chose the most despicable. (Sadly, there was plenty of competition in both categories.)

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The Stench – Part II

Today’s article is basically a continuation of yesterday’s. I’ll try to cover many of the other things that happened last week that I think stink. The culprits, with one exception, are Republicans and I’ll conclude with a Democrat caught in a situation that stinks.

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That’s Nice; Now What Do We Do With It?

Monday Chuck Schumer got a Dyngus Day gift. (OK, it had nothing to do with Dyngus Day but where else do you hear about that holiday?) The Senate Parliamentarian ruled that reconciliation could be used three more times during this Congress instead of the once more that was generally assumed. I’m not going to get into the weeds of her reasoning; instead, I’m going to try and guess how the Democrats might use it.

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Easter 2021: An American Resurrection Story

Today is Easter, the day non-orthodox Christians around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ who they believe was God on Earth. It may be a little overly dramatic but I believe that America under the leadership of Joe Biden is experiencing a resurrection from the “death” of the Trump administration. I’ll explain myself in the following paragraphs Continue reading Easter 2021: An American Resurrection Story