WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 — A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found 60% of respondents think the United States is in decline, while 71% believe Washington is directly responsible for the nation’s economic woes. President Obama receives a 40% approval rating, a new low, while Congress stands at a meager 14%. The poll also found that ...
Our federally elected leaders are letting us down. And at this point, we don’t really care who is at fault. We just want it fixed immediately.
We need action. We need Congress to hold the purse shut and find solutions before good money, and America's future, is thrown after bad.
As for impeachment, that can wait. Day by day the American people are becoming more disillusioned by the man who seems to think he’s Charles I.
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By working without Congress, the president is walking on dangerous ground.
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 — The latest public opinion polls show that 84.7 percent of Americans disapprove of the way Congress conducts business. Despite this incredible disapproval rating, members of Congress have an uncanny knack for getting reelected. From 1964 to 2012, incumbents retained their positions in droves. The lowest return rates were in 1970 and ...
OCALA, Fla., May 20, 2014 — The power of special interest groups on politics cannot be understated. Lobbying is such a lucrative profession that federal legislators have abdicated their offices for it. While lobbyists supposedly exist for the purpose of presenting arguments to lawmakers and nothing more, reality indicates something altogether different. Roughly eight years ...
RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., February 17, 2014 – While many Americans wonder where the apostrophe goes in President’s Day, the official title of the holiday is George Washington’s Birthday. What better way to celebrate the occasion than to interview George Washington? How would he view the United States today? What advice might he offer? [The following ...
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., February 10, 2014 — Our election process is broken. In truth, we no longer hold elections; we conduct auctions. We have tragically allowed the Parties to craft the best government that money can buy. President Obama recently proclaimed, “We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make ...
Sandra Fluke is a social justice attorney and women's rights activist.
We have been thinking about corruption in Washington, D.C. the wrong way. Lobbyists don't bribe politicians; politicians extort lobbyists.
Have you ever wondered what the New Year’s Resolutions of our political leaders might be? Here are some “tweetable” suggestions.
While the 12 days that precede the Feast of the Epiphany have almost been forgotten, we can wish for more than sales.
Conservatives and Liberals have found a common ground as they now take turns using the same arguments.
Diogenes need not visit the Senate in search of an honest man. He’d simply be wasting his time.
Do our elected officials understand health care, or are they as confused as the rest of us?
Whether you support or dislike the bill, no one can deny the significance of the Affordable Care Act.
A phrase without political significance: “And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32).
When a political Party knocks on your door, know what the trick is before you offer a treat.