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Learning from a bleak October

Oct 31, 2013

As we dissect the events of the last month in Washington, consider the following:  1. A majority of Americans oppose raising the debt ceiling without...


Ryan and Graves: House should pass appropriations bills

Jun 17, 2013

In The Hill today:  This month, the House is writing appropriations bills for fiscal 2014. And it’s a crucial step. The budget resolution House Republicans...


Rep. Phil Gingrey on Zoller and Bryant today.

Mar 14, 2013

Rep. Phil Gingrey appeared on Zoller and Bryant this morning on Cox Media Group.  He talked about the budget proposal, welfare reform and his possible...


The Ryan Budget: It’s Not Radical

Mar 13, 2013

Hooray to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for putting out a budget that balances in 10 years.  But there’s more. Let’s back up and take a look at what...


Body Scanners vs a Woman of a Certain Age

Jan 24, 2013

I wrote this column three years ago when the scanners came out.  Now, we’ve found out that some TSA employees have been in back rooms making fun...


Senate Approves Bed Tax Plan

Jan 18, 2013

. State senate approved Gov. Nathan Deal’s solution to the Medicaid crisis as its first order of business of the new legislative session Deal created...


Out of Touch: The President Gives Fed Employees a Pay Increase

Dec 29, 2012

President Barack Obama showed us again Friday,  that he and his administration are out of touch with America. He issued an executive order to end the...


House crushes budget compromise

Mar 29, 2012

Republicans pushed toward House passage on Thursday of their new budget plan after crushing a bipartisan alternative Wednesday night and smoothing out...


Analysis: Medicare, Liberals And The Lesser Of Two Evils

Aug 15, 2011

Why does the debt ceiling deal give liberals so much heartburn? Many reasons, obviously. But a big one is the possibility that it will trigger automatic...


UPDATE: Obama Threatens To Veto GOP’s ‘Cut, Cap And Balance’ Plan

Jul 20, 2011

President Barack Obama will veto conservative Republicans’ “Cut, Cap and Balance” fiscal plan if it makes it to his desk, the White...


President Obama Talks Jobs

Jun 30, 2011

President Obama gave a press conference Wednesday and elaborated a number of jobs ideas. Since I’ve been focusing on that part of the agenda for...


Officials Organize to Scrutinize Public School Funding

Jun 30, 2011

Officials acknowledged though that expectations are low. The Quality Basic Education Act, which set up the current state funding formula for schools,...