Like That Tax? How About This One?
The U.S. House of Representatives seems to be into symbolic gestures of late. Recently they once again passed a bill to repeal Obamacare. OK, OK I get it. I know what they are doing. It seems to me however, that they could engage in some symbolic gestures that might actually gain political ground. The Supreme Court by way of Chief Justice Roberts, has declared that | Read More »
Justice Roberts Delivers A Plum
I know that the Right have their panties all in a bunch over the Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday regarding the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). Even though the Court would not strike down the Act, there is some reason for optimism, and a deeper understanding of the Supreme Court’s role in our Government. The framers of our Constitution had good reason to set up a system | Read More »
ABC News: Heartless Cheney Steals One!
Good Morning America at ABC ran a story this morning about Dick Cheney’s surprise heart transplant. Apparently he has been on a waiting list for almost two years, being kept alive by a battery powered pump device. The emphasis of the story wasn’t about the news of the story, or the technology of the procedure. It was about the burning question: Was Cheney too old | Read More »
Women’s Issues Only Misdirect
People, please watch the other hand. What you are seeing is not what is really going on. This past week has seen a concentration of volatile issues related to women’s rights. We’ve seen the military open more positions to women. We’ve seen the controversy over where Susan G. Komen distributes its grants. Perhaps most importantly, we’ve seen the Obama administration attempt to trample the religious | Read More »