North Korea is the Policy Point of No Return

Until now we have lived in a world where only the most powerful and stable countries have possessed nuclear weapons.  The United States and The Soviet Union balanced each other out in such a way last century that none were used.  Friendly and stable countries on each side of the Cold War were given the…

Black-Ops GOP Senate Passes #TaxReform

The tax bill will pass the Senate today.  During the week of Matt Lauer, Michael Flynn, the Kate Steinle verdict, anti-Muslim POTUS tweets, and North Korea launching a very legit missile.  There is another round of debate and deal making that will happen next week.  At a frantic pace.  To reconcile the House and Senate…

Roy Moore is the Example Purge

A question for those who want our government to function again.  What kind of people do you want purged from the system?  For both the left and the right there is common ground here.  They want new and younger blood.  They want results.  They want existing red tape and pork reduced.  They want infrastructure.  Laws…

Trump’s Base Erodes After Tax Reform

Tax Reform is The Donald’s last chance to get any kind of a win in 2017. He hasn’t pushed anything else through real in terms of law. Executive orders are empty wishing on a star presidential grandstanding. That is why one executive order can be penned away instantly by the next oval office inhabitant. They…

Perverted Healthcare Capitalism

It is always the rackets. Are we surprised? You shouldn’t be. The current state of healthcare and the inability to do anything, by democrats or republicans, was driven by the collision of capitalism and the good of the people. The people lost, again. Same story. Insurers, care providers, and pharma companies own our government representatives.…