Turn Left or Right or Go Straight

For years now, I’ve been thinking of the idea that there is some “compromise” in the middle between the left and right is sort of like that scene in Thelma and Louise (which I never saw) where they drive into the Grand Canyon.  The actual parable I use is different...

Pass Bills in Congress One Item at a Time

I finally saw it in print. For the last six months I have been asking the question: Why does Congress always try to pass a complicated bill involving many pages including many different items? I have never gotten a good answer. What seemed common sense to me is that...

Congress Cannot Get it Done

This letter was copied to me by a World War II Vet and Normandy survivor . . . Retired Professional Engineer Certified Petroleum Geologist 14 July 2017 Senator John Cornyn Majority Whip 517 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator, I have been very...