Test Bed For Gridlock?

by on July 19, 2017

We all complain about the gridlock in Washington. Nothing, it seems, can get done. Everyone becomes more and more cynical and disenchanted with government. Our [more…]

Healthcare – A Senate Nightmare?

by on May 25, 2017

Well, the Congressional Budget Office has spoken. It issued its report on the House healthcare plan that passed a few weeks ago. The picture it [more…]

Economy Base Level

by on January 29, 2017

We are, no doubt, about to be barraged by a torrent of alternative facts concerning the economy and economic growth under our new leader. So [more…]

The SEC rules on CEO Pay – Sort Of

by on August 5, 2015

I have a friend who counts bank reform as one of Obama's signature achievements. Maybe. But what he probably doesn't realize is that it is [more…]

Jeb? Not Jeb!

by on June 16, 2015

Oh no!

With the big boys and girl now officially in the presidential race we are all going to suffer from political pablum for the [more…]

Crying Wolf

by on February 24, 2015

I must admit that I find it difficult to take the current stand off between the White House and Congress over immigration too seriously. Unfortunately [more…]

Infrastructure [Non]Spending

by on February 18, 2015

Apparently one of the very few areas of likely cooperation between the White House and our newly energized all-Republican Congress is spending on our lamentable [more…]

Health Care Reform Costs – Fact or Fiction?

by on February 11, 2015

Oh dear. I think I've just wasted a morning. Here's the story: a friend of mine points me to an article in the New York [more…]


by on February 9, 2015

I have a friend who is incapable of saying anything against Obama. It is truly astonishing. He loves Obama's budget proposals. I hate them.

Right [more…]

2016 Here We Come – Or Is It 1980?

by on February 4, 2015

Here we go. The early speeches are being made. The media is getting breathless. Serious people everywhere are practicing their serious positions. The next presidential [more…]