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Bob Barr
by | Feb 18, 2019

Bureaucracy is the death of any achievement. — Albert Einstein According to the many websites by which the federal government describes its myriad agencies, offices, and departments, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) “manages federal spectrum use, makes grants…

by | Oct 18, 2018

President Trump’s tax, regulatory, and trade policies have sparked a surging U.S. economy. Unfortunately, hidden among all the truly good news, is a serious glitch that may very well be a body blow to an important industry — medical imaging…

by | Oct 10, 2018

On three occasions in the past eight decades, Iran has served as a turning point for America’s strategic global interests. Now, as the Trump Administration turns up the pressure on the Islamic Republic, it appears the country may once again…

by | Sep 24, 2018

Speaking to a large gathering at Rice University stadium in September 1962, President John Kennedy challenged his countrymen to place a man on the surface of the moon and return him safely to the earth. At the time, many of…

by | May 4, 2018

“CMS” is the acronym for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the agency responsible for managing the massive federal Medicare and Medicaid programs. In North Carolina, an unfolding scandal with allegations of Corruption, Money and Sexual misconduct may give…

by | Nov 17, 2006

The Democrats wisely chose Steny Hoyer to lead their congressional majority. The Republicans chose instead to stick with the status quo, the old leadership. This, when added to the White House foisting of Sen. Mel Martinez on the GOP as…

by | Nov 9, 2006

Sen. George Allen helped himself and the GOP by his magnanimous announcement today that he conceded defeat and declined to request a recount to which he was entitled. It is indeed refreshing to see a political leader take the high…

by | Apr 11, 2006

President Bush defends his lack of initiative for an effective border security program by appealing to “America’s decency” and reminding us we are first and foremost a “nation of immigrants.” He’s wrong. It is neither indecent nor inappropriate to protect…

by | Apr 4, 2006

When Tom DeLay leaves the House of Representatives shortly, it will essentially complete the disappearance of the Republican leadership team that orchestrated the historic congressional election of 1994 and the brief, shining light that was the Conservative Revolution of the…

by | Mar 21, 2006

Eliot Spitzer, the poster child for anti-business and anti-individual liberty tactics using and abusing the power of his office of Attorney General for the state of New York, has done it again. Angry because H&R Block refused to cede several…

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