The Vote

In my last post, I spoke a lot about the 2016 Election and the immediate aftermath.  Today, I am going to dive deeper into the actual vote.  Keep in mind, I am not a professional analyst.  I am a “lay person” and my analysis is based solely on what I have read and my instincts…

After the Election – What Now?

If you are like me and following the 2016 closely, you may very well be at a loss for what happened on Election Night.  Hillary Clinton, who had a stable lead was blindsided and lost Presidency to Donald Trump.  There are very few silver linings in the results from the Election.  But, here are a…

What Moderate Republicans?

Originally posted on The Dish:
Barro believes they’re all talk: If you look at members’ actions and votes instead of their statements, the number of Republicans in the House who favor a clean CR and oppose the Cruz-driven strategy of shutdown and hostage-taking is not 21. It’s 0. The entire House Republican caucus is responsible for its…

Now We’re Angry?

After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Congress passed and President Bush signed into law, The Patriot Act.  In a nut shell, the purpose of the Patriot Act was to aid law enforcement agencies in tracking down and capturing suspected terrorists and prevent future terrorist attacks on the country.  Some claim it has worked.  Others…

Jumping the Shark

Has the NRA officially jumped the shark?  In the past two days they have released a game for the iPhone which teaches young kids to shoot automatic weapons. Now, they have released a commercial which targets the President’s children.  If the organization did not have a problem after the Newtown massacre they certainly have one…

Guns, guns and more guns!

Yesterday was an interesting day in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre.  The NRA (National Rifle Association) held a press conference which was billed as an opening of the dialogue needed to prevent any more of these tragedies.  In reality, it was a farce.  The CEO of the NRA stated the only way to…