Tag Archives: Economy

Checking in on the Republicans

As I wrote a few months ago, the Republicans stormed into power across the country riding a wave of voter anger and Tea Party fueled angst over government spending. A prolonged unemployment slump caused voters to pull the lever for the GOP who promised to restore sanity to government spending and end job killing legislation […]

Two more years of Bush

Today, President Barack Obama succumbed to the minority party and cut a deal with the Republicans to preserve the Bush Tax Cuts for two more years. The same Tax Cuts that had been enacted by Republicans with a definite shelf life of 10 years. Some may argue this expiration date of 12/31/10 that the Republicans put on […]

The Republicans are Coming!

They say all politics are local. I know this old political adage is true in many respects, but I tend to focus on the bigger picture. Whatever topic I may be researching, writing about or reading about, I lean toward the larger perspective; a holistic overview if you will. So much of my political writing […]

What to do about the War on Drugs

First uttered by then President Richard Nixon during the Summer of Love in 1969, The War on Drugs is the official United States campaign of prohibition against certain substances that the government deems dangerous, harmful, immoral or undesirable. I am not going to argue the about the moral merits of trying to curb drug use, […]