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Tag Archives: FY 2011
If you are a little confused about how the pending government shutdown was averted you have a lot of company. In fact until sometime after 11 a.m. on Thursday morning funding to keep the government running through Tuesday October 4th … Continue reading
This may be the only time I will draw inspiration for the title of a posting from Jon Huntsman but I have to give credit to the man who is destined to be one of the asterisks of the 2012 … Continue reading
There are few times in my life that I wished I had been wrong but this is one of them. I predicted that Congress would never come to an agreement on a budget for FY 2012 in time for the … Continue reading
Congress is back in session today after a five week break. I wish I could say that I anticipated major legislation to put a dent into the unemployment numbers and get the economy moving faster toward a recovery. Instead I … Continue reading
I have been among those who have referred to the Republicans as economic terrorists. Those are strong words that in some circles would be attacked as inaccurate or dismissed as hyperbole. The unfortunate truth is that they are neither, in … Continue reading
In the last week or so there has been a plethora of discussion of Section 4 of the Fourteenth Amendment, some of it here. I thought it was time to look at the implications of the Executive Branch invoking it.
Republican Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl is the junior Senator from Arizona. He is an old man who has already announced his retirement, therefore I tried to avoid this day – but he has just gone too far.