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The Untenable Cost of the Presidency

The Untenable Cost of the Presidency

The recent travel scandal that led to HHS Secretary Tom Price’s resignation got me thinking about how pervasive this type of irresponsible behavior is in the government.  Sec. Price is not the exception; he is the norm in government because, as sure as the sunrise in the morning, spending someone else’s money with little accountability […]

Tharp: Are Some of our Folks in Congress Schizophrenic or Just World-Class Con Artists?

Tharp: Are Some of our Folks in Congress Schizophrenic or Just World-Class Con Artists?

Are some of our folks in Congress schizophrenic or just world-class con artists? Recently Sen. Lamar Alexander (TN), chair of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee, tried to pass legislation to continue the bailouts for big insurance corporations, although the House previously sued the Obama administration for bailing out insurance companies and won in […]

A step-by-step strategy to draining the swamp

A step-by-step strategy to draining the swamp

We Say: Washington is controlled by lobbyists, big donors, and officials who have been there forever. So, here are the steps to “Drain the Swamp”: Get rid of the lobbyists Fire the bureaucrats Tell Congress to Ignore Donors and Get Things Done! Each of these groups has a vested interest in the President failing and are […]

DACA Is Unconstitutional, as Obama Admitted

DACA Is Unconstitutional, as Obama Admitted

March in support of the Dreamers in Tucson after President Trump announced his decision to end the Obama policy known as DACA in 6 months unless Congress acts to enact it into law. Christopher Brown/Polaris/Newscom We Say: The compassionate thing to do is to end lawlessness. Obama repeatedly said he had no authority … and […]

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