Tag Archives: Stephanie Bice

No Guardrails

Today I’m approaching the Republicans’ assault on the First Amendment from a different angle. The right to free speech comes with responsibilities and guardrails. The current House GOP caucus either doesn’t understand that and/or is too cowardly to stand up for it (and by extension America). Continue reading No Guardrails

Don’t Let Them Take Credit

As it turns out my selection for the biggest American political story of last week may indeed have been a bit premature. Very late Friday night the House passed a $ trillion+ infrastructure package that the Senate had previously passed and the President is certain to sign into law (if he hasn’t already by the time you read this). It was sausage making at its best (or should I say worst?). The real issue is that it may (hopefully) still be an incomplete story. Today I want to focus on one of my political pet peeves – the hypocrisy of many elected officials.

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Is There A Good Republican In Congress?

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is now law. Some Americans have already had money deposited into their accounts. I won’t bother singing the Act’s obvious praises. Today’s is basically a follow up to my Tuesday, March 8th article entitled, The Whole Barrel Is Rotten, and a voter guide for 2022 and beyond. Thursday’s vote in the House to pass the Senate’s form of the legislation was 220-211-1.

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Much More Than Just A Circus

Most often my Sunday article is about the biggest political news of the week just ended. This week will not be one of the exceptions and there was no debate as to what that story was.  Thursday’s article was written early on the morning of Wednesday January 6th.  It was entitled, Before I Get Distracted.  I predicted the events of the day would be a circus.  I was incorrect only by underestimation.  Let’s explore. Continue reading Much More Than Just A Circus