by | Mar 20, 2018

Asking the boss for a decision can sometimes be frustrating, especially if the answer is “Let me think about it.” OK, you can come back tomorrow, but if you get the same answer day after day, month after month, year…

by | Mar 20, 2018

This past week, I lost my member of Congress. From January 1987 to March 2018, she cast 18,230 votes. While I disagreed with her most of the time, in times like these, it is important put aside any differences and…

by | Jan 23, 2018

On now to Chapter MLXII in our Chronicles of National Disarray: “Congress Solves Immigration Perplexity.” Or, far likelier, “Congress Kicks Can Down Road.” With the federal government coming back to listlessness — if not exactly life — Republicans and Democrats…

by | Dec 21, 2017

The net neutrality debate that has been roiling our public discourse the past few months has suddenly attracted a lot of public interest in the infrastructure of the Internet. Despite the overwhelming majority of Americans utilizing the Internet in some…

by | Nov 16, 2017

Last month, the Supreme Court granted the government’s petition for a review of Microsoft’s Irish warrant case, which centers around the question of whether the government can issue a warrant to internet service providers to obtain emails stored on servers abroad. This…

by | Oct 15, 2017

Washington Speaking to a group of workers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his proposed tax-cut package “will be rocket fuel” for the U.S. economy. It was Trump’s sly way of reinforcing a message that the White…

by | Sep 25, 2017

Any resident of the DC-area has undoubtedly seen from afar or been in the new billion-dollar MGM National Harbor Casino. When I see it, I am reminded of how it was only a few decades ago that an overlapping array…

by | Aug 31, 2017

At a time when Republicans hold the White House, Congress, most state houses and state legislatures, it might seem prudent for top Democrats to look at becoming more centrist. Nah. Instead, many of the biggest names in the party are…

by | Aug 23, 2017

Capitol Hill displays 100 luminaries in Statuary Hall: two donated from every state in the nation. Per The Washington Times, more than 25 of these silent sentinels—Confederate politicians and/or soldiers; others merely slaveholders or segregationists—from a bygone era have come…

by | Aug 14, 2017

If you are one of those hidebound individuals who believe that the distribution of taxpayer funds from the U.S. Treasury is a congressional prerogative clearly delineated in Article I of the Constitution, Judge Thomas C. Wheeler of the U.S. Court…

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