Is America on the path to a President using the military to supersede the democratic excise of power? Donald Trump seems to be planting the idea that there is crisis at the American/Mexican border.... By ALL accounts THAT isn't reality... But Trump doesn't really live … [Read more...] about Is Donald Trump gonna try to build a wall without approval from Congress?
Running for office and actually BEING a US House lawmaker are two entirely different things.... Several newly elected House members are in the process of finding that out.... Demanding progressive/left leaning bills that have no chance of passage in the the Republican … [Read more...] about Rookie Democratic House members ARE gonna have slow down a bit….
House Democrat Nancy Pelosi is back!... And her Democratic House members have her back..... House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) on Thursday during the first session of the new Congress rose to nominate Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the next … [Read more...] about ‘Down with NDP’….The Nancy Pelosi show….Open Thread for January 4th, 2019
Update.... The number has climbed to 71 at of 1/10/19.... ... As federal employees brace themselves for their first missed paychecks on Friday, some members of Congress have decided to join them in a show of solidarity and refuse their paychecks. So far, 71 members of … [Read more...] about Members of Congress that are withholding or donating their salaries during the shutdown…Updated
And Op-Ed BY KIM WEHLE,at The Hill.... Amidst the incessant shock waves emanating from the Trump presidency, there’s solace to be had in one happy happenstance: people are re-learning basic civics. And in that connection, the process of effective self-governance is finally … [Read more...] about With a new Democratic led US House…The Return of Checks and balances in American Government grows….
I told ya so..... There was NEVER any doubt that she would get her old chair and gavel back... The vote was 219 -192..... San Francisco Rep. Nancy Pelosi was elected speaker Thursday and will lead Democrats as they take over the House amid a partial government … [Read more...] about California Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi elected Speaker of the House…..Again….
Is this new policy a kinda 'screw you'? Or is this actually ICE sending a signal to their bosses to change up their orders on what to do at the border whose detention facilities ARE overcrowded and not able to handle the health needs fo sick children?? Nobody wants to … [Read more...] about ICE releases more migrants en-mass at El Paso, Texas….
Donald Trump HAD been running on the idea that he would get $5 Billon to erect a Great Wall made of steel along the entire border of American and Mexico.... First he said he's get Mexico to pay for the thing..... THAT ain't gonna happen.... NOW he wants you and me to … [Read more...] about Trump people blink….Now trying to sell the idea of a Trump, ‘Wall’ NOT made of steel….