Congress Back in Town, So is The Political Theatre

Before you read any further, remember these wise words from a genuine American hero, General George Patton: “No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.” Keep that quote in mind the next few weeks as you watch, read, or listen to the news. As sure as the leaves begin to turn in the fall, the traffic patterns …

Federal Budget Fight, the Beltway Don Quixote Lives

Shut down spin. Maybe its because I’ve lived in the area since 1992, seen up close how the sausage is made, and have become immune to political messaging. Or it just may be that this budget deal is not deal at all. The big man at the White House won the spin wars. Why would …

Barbs from the Left, J-Lo Was Going to be Responsible for the Shut Down

For those of us brave enough to live in this region for an extended period of time, this past week was just like any other. Judging from the news, however, you would think that the end was near of the world as we know it if a federal budget deal was not struck. Even if …