Where Is The Tax Reform?
August 10, 2014 Well, get out the balloons, streamers, and kazoos. It’s time to celebrate. We finally have an issue before Congress that has bipartisan support. more »»
Talking Politics To African Politicians
August 9, 2014 This week's African Leader's Summit in Washington was the first time that an American head-of-state hosted most of the African heads-of-state at one time, making it a historic event. more »»
August 3, 2014 I read the article about “Congressional Inaction and Executive Order.” The writers’ point being that immigrants crossing into Texas should be clear stimulus for congressional action. more »»
Natural Gas And Upstate New York
July 27, 2014 If you live in New York City or the suburban counties that surround it, you need not worry that a drilling rig will pull up to explore for natural gas. more »»
Top-Two Primary System May Be The Answer
July 27, 2014 Polarization and partisanship are a plague on American politics. Political scientists have found that the two parties have each grown more ideologically homogeneous since the 1970. more »»
Will Medicare Become Like The VA?
July 27, 2014 Most veterans get most of their medical care from private doctors through Medicare or private insurance. Just think what those secret waiting lists would be like if they didn’t. more »»
The ‘White Plague’ Problem
July 20, 2014 The Middle Ages was characterized by the “black plague,” or the “black death,” a pandemic that reduced the world’s population by about 150 million people, including half the population of Europe. more »»
Are We Doomed To Polarization?
July 20, 2014 We Americans are trapped in a political dilemma. We all like representative democracy, but we don’t much like the way it’s performing. The reason for this dissatisfaction is clear. more »»
July 13, 2014 Hillary seems to get into trouble every time she talks about money. She’s a big girl and can find her own way out of the thicket that ensnares her. But she has opened a can of worms. more »»
Natural Gas — Judicial Overreach
July 13, 2014 The New York State Court of Appeals effectively ruled recently that local town zoning takes precedence over the Department of Environmental Conservation when it comes to regulating the natural gas... more »»