Updating my article from Monday on the "government shutdown" vote. Original article below.
As everyone now knows many of the Senate Democrats and a couple of Republicans have now reversed their previou
As of Sunday evening, the federal government has officially been "shutdown," due to Congress's inability to pass any type of budget or spending resolution. Translation: this means that approximately 20
Spoiler alert— the answer is largely Puerto Rico itself.
Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20th of last year and from the beginning, the idea of a quick recovery to any type of norm
The big news of the past few days is that Donald Trump called Senator Elizabeth Warren Pocahontas, again. While I haven't kept an official count, I believe it has been somewhere around a dozen times that he'
The Senatorial race to fill the seat previously held by now Attorney General, Jeff Sessons, is something that I have been following for a while. With the election now being less than a month away, on December 12th, I'
The big story from last weekend was... Ha, I bet you thought I was going to write about Paul Manafort and Russia, but frankly, I am finding all the back and forth on that very tedious. Any news that emerges about the Rus
Perusing some my favorite websites I came across an article I very much identified with written by Erick Erickson for the site that he founded, The Resurgent, titled "A Stranger in a Strange Land: "I Feel Out o
Many mornings, in order to get a handle of the outrage du jour, I try to check President Donald Trump's Twitter musings. October 10th was no exception when I saw this Tweet from his account: "Since Congress can&
On Sunday night Americans were besieged with the news of the great tragedy of a gunman opening fire at a country music concert in Las Vegas, attended by over 20,000 people, who were just seeking a good time and an escape
Last week I posted the article in Lanterns Buzz: Random Thoughts from a Rambling Mind. In one of my thoughts under the subtitle "How much do you or your friends know about:"
Late night talk show host, Jimm
I’m catching up on current events, including the latest news and other erratic thoughts.
While I believe in a lot more than just two things, and fearing that I will feel the wrath of CNN's Brooke Baldwin, I
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