As Problems Mount Congress and the President Do Nothing

Posted by root | 19 Aug, 2013
During the month of August, Congress takes its annual vacation, and this year is no different.  Not much has changed in a do nothing political climate that has become the norm for Washington and its politics.  Important issues remain unresolved.   The great debate over...

Immigration Reform and Edward Snowden

Posted by root | 28 Jun, 2013
Immigration Reform.   The United States Senate has passed immigration reform and sent the legislation to the U.S. House of Representatives where the Senate bill in its current form is likely dead on arrival.  The House, led by its Republican majority, should nonetheless move...

The Era of Big Brother and the Fourth Amendment

Posted by root | 13 Jun, 2013
In his 1996 State of the Union Address, President Bill Clinton declared that the era of big government was over.  Of course, the President was talking about the role of government in our daily lives and its overly burdensome rules and mandates.  As we now know the era of big government...

Washington, D.C. - A City of Scandal

Posted by root | 20 May, 2013
Scandals in Washington, DC are nothing new.  Sex scandals or simply scandals of incompetence can be expected, and the American people usually look the other way when the scandal erupts.  Take a look at the Clinton sex scandal.  He was more popular after word broke that he was...

No More Crescent City Connection Tolls

Posted by root | 8 May, 2013
No more tolls.  The voters spoke loud and clear this past weekend when they trashed the tolls on the Crescent City Connection.  With 78% of the vote, voters said they were tired of tolls, perceived misspending by the bridge, and broken promises.  So while the tolls are gone, new...
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