by | Jul 25, 2019

The United States Constitution vests authority over the purse — the power to create, collect taxes, and borrow money — to Congress. According to the Congressional Budget Office, revenue for the 2020 fiscal year is anticipated to be at $3.643…

by | Oct 17, 2017

So amid the crashing and burning of the Weinstein empire in such spectacular fashion that it reminds of a Hollywood Hindenburg, we learn two things. (OK, many more than two, but two will suffice for now.) First, here is Harvey…

by | Aug 30, 2017

Nursing home residents trapped in wheelchairs with floodwaters rising to their waists — the photo of Hurricane Harvey everyone’s seen. But even where the weather’s fine, nursing home residents are in peril. An alert issued Monday by the Inspector General for the…

by | Mar 15, 2017

Washington I was wondering when it would happen. For over thirty years I have been anxiously awaiting the backlash. Alas, for years it never arrived. What backlash have I been awaiting, you ask? Why, the backlash to the most self-important,…

by | Dec 28, 2016

Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself — to being a relic of a bygone era. Having lived long enough to have seen both “the greatest generation” that fought…

by | Jun 24, 2016

The headlines scream: Supreme Court decisions. Donald battles Hillary. Orlando. A congressional sit-in. And that’s just the top of the list. If I may? Let me take a moment. On Saturday, Kathleen Rose Jackson Lord — aka Mom — will celebrate…

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