Peering Through The Smoke

Image via Wikipedia As the Affordable Care Act continues to progress, in a somewhat lumbering yet steady manner, the individual mandate included in the bill continues to come under attack. While insurance companies and some candidates are busy claiming that this mandate would be burdensome, and increase the cost of coverage, in reality they are using…

Your Guide To Corporate Freeloaders

I will have to credit Senator Bernie Sanders for pulling the names and numbers together for me, so that writing about corporate freeloaders is so easy. The next few paragraphs will not only amaze and confuse you, but it will make you angry as well. While our Republican colleagues continue their “drumbeat repetition” of not taxing the…

Avoiding Recall

The voter identification bill that was signed into law in Wisconsin is one of the strictest and most difficult to comply with bill of all the voter ID bills in the United States. The ID has to have a picture of the voter, their address, the day of issue, the day of expiration, and their…

Money Keeps Talking–Loudly!

Since the voluntary “Occupation on Wall Street” has started, the country has started a discourse on how money talks, and keeps talking loudly, in Congress. Many are feeling that the reason our Congress has become so in-active and unable to commit to a plan of action has everything to do with special interests and very…

Changing Governance

Earlier in my posts I started writing about the changes that have occurred under this President. President Obama campaigned on Hope and Change, and when he got into office, changes started happening. While critics of the President would tell you that there has been little or no changes, the fact is there are at least…