legislation

The bills that Congress reject are as informative as the ones it does. Reviews of all the legislation that meet their fate in government halls.

Jordan Catto2 years ago
The Cost of Saving
This continued obsession with universally driving down the cost of government in the holy-name-of-austerity is thankfully starting to raise a few eyebrows amongst the more open-minded sections of the ...
Joshua Guess2 years ago
The Human Cost of Healthcare
To say healthcare is hard, regardless of what aspect of it you're discussing, is an understatement of incredible proportion. It doesn't matter if you're talking regulation, measuring treatment outcome...
Erin Vallely2 years ago
Arrested for Wanting to Live?
Last Thursday I logged on to Facebook and was shocked to see videos of Capitol Police forcibly removing disabled protestors from the hallway in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office...
Jordan Catto2 years ago
£1bn Deal Agreed Between Conservatives & DUP and The Death of Austerity
Following the shambolic election campaign, embarrassing Queen's Speech and the controversial move to hold a 2-year parliamentary session, Theresa May has today announced that a deal has been reached b...
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...
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Neutrality or Neutrali-tarianism?
"Who are you gonna believe? Me or your own eyes?"
Humanity: The Greatest Investment
Humanity's faith in government is at an all time low. The turmoil related to the current US presidency is an extreme example of what doesn't work, but all across the board there seems to be a growing ...
Jesse Booker2 years ago
Why Evangelicals Have No Relevant Message
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of same-sex marriage in the landmark case: Obergefell v. Hodges. Same-sex couples and their supporters across the country celebr...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
What Is the Alt-Right?
Every other news headline involving President Trump's election has involved murmurs of the alt-right movement. But, on the whole, most people don't seem to fully understand what is the alt-right movem...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
It’s Not as Painful as It’s Made Out to Be
Headlines concerning the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the proposed GOP replacement for Obamacare scream that 23 million Americans will be deprived of health care if it passes. As too often...
Felicity Harley2 years ago
Even Iran Does Presidential Elections Better than the US
The US has something to learn from Iran about Presidential elections. Donald Trump’s election has proven that the US Presidential electoral system has failed its electorate completely. The Achilles he...
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...
The Age of Pure Populism: Are We There Yet?
By every standard, populism is the perfect political paradigm for governance in any community. But that may depend on how one defines it. One political wing defines it mainly as a political doctrine t...
RJ Plant2 years ago
First Amendment vs Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia Websites
I am concerned. Well, I’ll back up a moment and talk you through that. There are a couple of issues that ebb and flow as “hot topics” and neither has anything to do with the other. The First Amendment...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
A Nation Beguiled
For years now the United States has been running on empty. Empty promises of better times ahead. Instead our future is bleak. Our financial system is nothing more than a house of cards. Public educati...
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...
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 ...
Patrick Hostis 2 years ago
Burned
I knew it would happen soon. That roller-coaster feeling. That sinking feeling in your stomach. All these military flights into war zones were the same. Boring as hell, followed by sheer terror (of landing), then walk out into an oven, followed by boring as hell briefings. At this point, we were in boring as hell to terror transition. I started strapping all my gear to the side of the C-130. A Colonel sitting across from me asked me what I was doing. “We are about to do an anti-terror landing Si...