congress

A handy guide to all Congress happenings on both sides of the aisle. Thank goodness for this political body that keeps Presidential power in check.

Michael Blair2 years ago
Puerto Rico: Statehood or Independence?
Recently, I had the pleasure of talking to Julio Ricardo Varela, a Puerto Rican political journalist and advocate of a shared agreement approach to the future of the place of his birth and upbringing....
Joshua Guess2 years ago
The Republican Party Has a Mitch McConnell Problem
Mitch McConnell had a choice: he could let the house healthcare bill die in the senate, or he could craft his own. There was no chance the disastrous house bill could pass the upper chamber. GOP senat...
Brian Paredes2 years ago
The End of the US Constitution
Reading that title what first comes to mind? Do you think I am anti-American? Do you immediately assume I am a rebelling millennial? Do you assume I don't know any better? Or perhaps you are intrigued...
David Lasher2 years ago
Dear President Trump, Think About Your Family
Dear Mr. Trump, In the last couple of months since you took over as President of the US, you have diminished more than just your own name, but rather, your entire family’s name too. Melania and you ar...
Beth Gibbons2 years ago
Dear Donald
Being Canadian, I may have many views that are different from yours. In fact, I am sure I have many views different from many Americans. However, we have many views which are the same... For example, ...
Two Sides of the Same Manure
With the events of the last year or so, America has seemingly been boiled down to just two sides that absolutely hate each other. There is no room to work together or get anything done as long as ther...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
James Comey Versus Rod Rosenstein on Firing, Not Donald Trump
James Comey, formerly Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is a person sequentially loathed and loved, criticized and praised, a person who both Republicans and Democrats have severely cri...
Edward Anderson2 years ago
Why We Should Wait For The "I" Word
It's an interesting time in our country's history. The partisan politics of the Obama years are slowly slipping away, with a new focus on the two parties finally coming together for the good of the co...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Truman's Blunder and the World Today
In all of recorded history of the United States one instance stands out that still to this day has complicated international relations almost to the point of igniting another World War. Lessons learne...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
The Debt Of A Nation
The history of this nation is being written in the annals of debt that has become almost to insurmountable. There have been two critical factors that have derailed the sovereignty and stability of the...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
Clear and Present Dangers Staring Us in the Face
There are really only two political leaders I trust and their perspectives are very different but they’re both decent, well informed, honest people: Dennis Kucinich and Jim Webb. Coming from the real ...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
How Democrats Are Slowly Winning Over Red States
The GOP's attempt to pass extremely controversial healthcare bills hasn't gone unnoticed by their constituents - especially those who would lose healthcare as a result of the issue. Republican represe...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
A Presidential Matter: Immigration Reform
Not since the days of Ellis Island has the United States been faced with such a decisive shift in the demographics of American population. No longer is our population made up of European immigrants bu...
Patrick Hostis 2 years ago
The World Continues to Drift Towards War
Signs are beginning to point to the possibility that North Korea has lost its only friend. According to ZeroHedge.com, China has issued its final warning to North Korea: “Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs junior minister invited Park Myung-ho, an official of North Korea, for a meeting. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the meeting and asked his junior to read aloud the warning to the North over the nuclear test. "The memorandum mentioned that China will condemn strongly, pull back on a...
Terry Osterhout2 years ago
The Divided States of America
Everything wrong with the world right now stems from people not minding their own business and focusing on their own lives, and trying to control others. I am very comfortable stating that I think Don...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Another Day In Paradise
As one travels through the cities and towns across the United States you see the faceless multitudes drifting from place to place. For you and me it is just another day in paradise. But, for those cou...
Trump's ‘Rookie Error’ Revisited
Chuck Schumer asked the question about the health-care bill that no one at the White House asked. The New York Democratic senator put it rhetorically to The New York Times: “Why,” he asked, “would you...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Education Reform
The American educational experience from the late 1960's thru today has been a total disaster. Instead of securing our place in educational standards when the educational experience of the post World ...